This Law shall regulate public relations in the field of
environmental protection, establish the principal rights and duties
of legal and natural persons in preserving the biodiversity,
ecological systems and landscape characteristic of the Republic of
Lithuania, ensuring a healthy and clean environment, rational
utilisation of natural resources in the Republic of Lithuania, the
territorial waters, continental shelf and economic zone thereof.
The purpose of this Law shall be to ensure the implementation of
the legal acts of the European Union indicated in the Annex to this
This Law establishes application of preventive and remedial
measures (Art. 32(1)), environmental damage and restoration of the
state of the environment (Art. 32), and etc.