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Date of creation
2012-04-16 08:53 UTC (g.blazauskiene@am.lt)
Date of last update
2020-02-03 08:56 UTC (o.pivoriene@am.lt)
Date of publication
2020-02-03 08:56 UTC (o.pivoriene@am.lt)

General Information
  • Lithuania
Title of document
Law on Environmental Protection
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Law
Subject areas
  • Liability and redress
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
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 Law.
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.
Date of entry into force
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Document text
Information about document text
As last amended on 28 June 2011.
The newest 2019 version via LT website: https://e-seimas.lrs.lt/portal/legalAct/lt/TAD/TAIS.2493/WTqyenYajL
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Ministry of Environment
A. Jakšto St. 4/9
Lithuania, LT–01105
Phone:+370 52 663 661
Fax:+370 52 663 663