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Office of the Ombudsman - Seimo kontrolierių įstaiga

Gedimino pr. 56
LT-01110 Vilnius
Tel.: +370 5 266 51 05
Fax: +370 5 266 51 38

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Right of petition is guaranteed by Article 33 of the Constitution. It should be submitted as a written application addressed to the Seimas (Parliament), containing demands or proposals for resolving human rights problems, reforming government institutions, the administration and other issues. Such petitions may imply that a new law should be passed or that an existing law should be amended, supplemented or annulled.

Petitions Commission

Gedimino 53,
Phone: +370 52 39 68 19
Fax: +370 52 39 65 19
E-mail: [email protected]

Legislative Initiative

Citizens of the Republic of Lithuania shall also have the right of legislative initiative (Constitution - Article 68). 50,000 citizens of the Republic of Lithuania who have the electoral right may submit a draft law to the Seimas and the Seimas must consider it.

Address: Gedimino ave. 53, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Office Telephone: +370 5 2396060, e-mail: [email protected]