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Saturday, 23.05.2015, 13:18
The Seimas of Lithuania has adopted amendments to the Law on Tourism to reinforce consumer (tourist) protection and monitoring of tourism service providers, reported BC the press service of the Lithuania parliament.
Keyword tags: Law and Regulations, Legislation, Lithuania, Tourism
On May 14th, the Seimas of Lithuania rejected amendments to the Law on Forestry, vetoed by President Dalia Grybauskaite, and preserved the current system of state forest enterprises. Around 500 foresters staged a rally in front of the Seimas building against Grybauskaite's veto, reports LETA/ELTA.
The principle of responsible governing, established in the Lithuanian Constitution, is binding on all the highest institutions that govern the country, and by appointing ministers. President Dalia Grybauskaite assumes partial responsibility for their activities, says law expert, former Constitutional Court judge Vytautas Sinkevicius, cites LETA.
TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE has earned the highest ranking in the Baltics in the most recent independent Law Firm Review conducted by international market research company TNS SIFO Prospera. The survey comprised an evaluation of law firms by 265 business organizations from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania with the highest volume of annual purchases of legal services.
The Wednesday decision of the Estonian parliament to lower the voting age at local municipality elections to 16 years means that by now, the Estonian Republic's Constitution of 1992 has been amended on five occasions, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Lithuania's parliament has backed an idea to hold a referendum on dual citizenship, as proposed by the Liberal Movement. The party's group had proposed to organize an obligatory referendum on dual citizenship on 9 October 2016, the same day as the next general election in Lithuania, informs LETA/ELTA.
Estonia's largest debt collection company Julianus Grupp OÜ announced that it acquired OÜ Castovanni, a debt collection agency operating in Estonia and Latvia, whose growth they had carefully watched, Äripäev.ee/LETA reports.