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VLKK: legalisation of female surnames with an ‘-a’ ending would have a negative impact on

Legalising the spelling of female surnames with the ending ‘-a’ would have a negative impact on the linguistic and cultural identity of our country and is incompatible with the tradition
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Vilnius Forum meets with Čmilytė-Nielsen

Vilnius Forum meets with Čmilytė-Nielsen The Vilnius Forum, in accordance with its announcement, continues a series of meetings with leading Lithuanian politicians and party executives. These meetings aim at presenting
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The draft bill allowing women to write their last names with the ending -a has

The Sejm will consider an amendment to the law concerning the entry of names and last names in documents. This new law provides for the possibility of adding the endings
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A group of 60 MPs submitted a draft resolution to hold a referendum on the

A group of 60 MPs submitted a draft resolution to hold a referendum on the validity of dual citizenship in Lithuania next year on 12 May. The submitted draft proposes
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E. Dobrowolska: Next year, citizens will have more opportunities to petition.

On Friday, the Sejm unanimously approved The Constitutional Law on petitions prepared by the Ministry of Justice. The decision expands the possibilities of the realization of constitutional law on petitions.
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In Order to Change a Surname in a Passport, It Will Be Necessary to Declare

Ministry of Justice Ewelina Dobrowolska claims that if a Lithuanian citizen wishes to change the name and surname to non-Lithuanian, it will be necessary to declare nationality in advance. As
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From Mickevičius to Mickiewicz. The President of Lithuania Nausėda has signed original name spelling bill

Lithuanian President, Gitanas Nausėda, has signed into law the bill on the original spelling of non-Lithuanian names in Latin-based characters, approved by the Lithuanian Parliament. The amended law provides that
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Seimas postpones the project of original spelling of surnames for a year

On Tuesday, the Seimas will not consider two bills regulating the original spelling of names and surnames in personal documents. Members of the parliament have come out in favour of
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Important bills by EAPL–CFA were submitted to the parliament

Today, flagship bills of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania-Christian Families Alliance were submitted to the parliament for consideration by the opposition fractions – the draft Act on National
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Nekrošius: problem of original spelling of surnames is more complicated

The meeting with members of Polish Parliament was very productive and probably Polish-Lithuanian Parliamentary Assembly will take place this year – declared the Member of the Seimas Arvydas Nekrošius, who
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