Posts tagged as status

Same-sex partnerships should be registered as civil status in Latvia

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The Senate said in a release  on June 7, that the Department of Administrative Affairs of the Supreme Court (Senate) appealed to the Constitutional Court with an application and consequently suspended proceedings in a case in which two persons of the same sex wish to obtain recognition and registration of their family relationship. The Constitutional Court has already recognized that the first sentence of Section 110 of the Constitution of…

Health Ministry: there is no valid way to check hockey fans’ vaccination status

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Latvian Health Ministry (VM) said May 25 that in order to allow people into the hockey arena, an information technology (IT) solution to prove vaccination would be needed, Health Ministry (VM) said May 25. The Ministry sent Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš a letter informing about the arrangements for allowing people vaccinated against Covid-19 to watch the hockey championship in person. VM  said that it will be possible to check whether…

Blessed with NGO status, Catholic Church runs business and politics – LRT Investigation

Friday, January 10, 2020

The Catholic Church in Lithuania runs numerous businesses and is the biggest property owner in the country. No laws it cares about are passed without the Church’s blessing, and it has now been given the status of an NGO, giving it access to EU and national funding,  LRT Investigation   Team reports. The Lithuanian Bishops Conference, a powerful lobby group, was closely involved in drafting a law regulating the country’s…

Lithuania is considering to offer e-resident status to foreigners

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Lithuanian government is considering introducing, based on the Estonian model, the status of an e-resident to allow foreigners to set up companies, open bank accounts or declare taxes online. The Cabinet is to discuss a bill on e-residency, registered by the Interior Ministry, on Tuesday. “We see how the world is moving, how mobile it is and how electronic services, fintech services are developing. We must make it possible…

Snoras probe puts damage at around EUR 500 mln

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Damage caused by suspected criminal activity by two former managers and main shareholders of Lithuania’s bankrupt bank Snoras are estimated at around 500 mln euros, prosecutors said LETA/BNS after completing their pre-trial investigation in the bank asset misappropriation case. They said sufficient evidence was collected during the pre-trial investigation to prove the suspects’ guilt in committing the crimes. Prosecutor Darius Stankevicius of the Organized Crime and Corruption Investigation Department at…