Administration of Justice

Ministry of Interior
www.vrm.lt/index.php?id=124&lang=2

Includeds information as to the form and function of the Ministry of the Interior. Of note to WCJLN users is the Public Security section under Projects. In Lithuanian and English.

Ministry of Justice
www.tm.lt/default.aspx?lang=3

In Lithuanian and English.


Corruption & Fraud

Cybercrime Legislation - Country Profile
www.coe.int/t/dg1/legalcooperation/economiccrime/cybercrime/Documents/
CountryProfiles/567-LEG-country%20profile%20Lithuania%20_30%20May%2007_En.pdf

These profiles have been prepared within the framework of the Council of Europe’s Project on Cybercrime in view of sharing information on cybercrime legislation and assessing the current state of implementation of the Convention on Cybercrime under national legislation.

Specialiuju Tyrimu Tarnyba Naujienos
(Organized Crime and Corruption Investigation Department of the Prosecutor

General's Office of the Republic of Lithuania)
www.stt.lt

The main function of the Special Investigation Service is to investigate corruption in the public sector, implement prevention measures and increase anti-corruption awareness of the public.  The section on "Activities" includes statistics on the detection and investigation of corruption related crimes, as well as annual reports of the agency.  The site is available in Lithuanian and English languages.

Specialiuju Tyrimu Tarnyba Naujienos
(Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania)

www.stt.lt

The main function of the Special Investigation Service is to investigate corruption in the public sector, implement prevention measures and increase anti-corruption awareness of the public.  The section on "Activities" includes statistics on the detection and investigation of corruption related crimes, as well as annual reports of the agency.  The site is available in Lithuanian and English languages.


Drugs & Alcohol

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - Country Overview
www.emcdda.europa.eu/publications/country-overviews/lt

The EMCDDA country overview provides a structured synopsis of the trends and characteristics of national drug problems. It consists of a summary of the national drug situation, key statistics at a glance and a barometer showing the drug use prevalence position of Lithuania.


Law & the Courts

Constitutional Court
www.lrkt.lt/

Rulings and decisions of the Constitutional Court dating back to 1993.

A Guide to the Lithuanian Legal System
www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Lithuania.htm

This online guide provides an introduction to the law and legal system of Lithuania.

Prosecution Service of the Republic of Lithuania
www.prokuraturos.lt/?tabid=108

This official website of the Prosecution Service offers information about the form and functions of the Service as well as legal acts and other links.

The Seimas (Parliament) of the Republic of Lithuania
www.irs.lt/index.php

The viewer can do a document search of legal acts and access full-text (in PDF format) monthly issues of the Parliamentary Mirror. It presents a brief review of the main laws adopted by the Seimas. It also covers visits of foreign guests to Lithuania, their meetings with Lithuanian parliamentarians, ministers and politicians, gives short summaries of press conferences, presents the opinions of the position and the opposition about principal political and economic issues, as well as urgent problems of home and foreign policy of the country.

Supreme Court of Lithuania
www.teisingumas.lt/

In Lithuanian.


Police & Law Enforcement

Financial Crime Investigation Service
www.fntt.lt/en/138/

Official Website of the Lithuanian Financial Crime Investigation Service. Currently, the Service is focused on the disclosure, investigation, and prevention of criminal acts related to money laundering, VAT embezzlement, illegal receipt and use of the funds of financial support from the European Union and foreign countries. The Website includes explanation as to the form and function of the service, as well as legal acts and various reports. In Lithuanian and English.

Police Department
www.policija.lt/En/

This site provides an overview of the organizational structure and history of the Lithuanian police. Also provides recent crime statistics.

State Border Guard Service
www.pasienis.lt/eng/I_Pradzia

Official website for the State Border Guard Service at the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania. Includes information as to the form and function of the State Border Guard. Also included are statistical reports of Guard activities and links to Lithuanian legal documents. In Lithuanian and English.

State Data Protection Inspectorate
www.ada.lt/index.php?lng=en&action=page&id=386

Official website for the State Date Protection Inspectorate.This site provides information about the Inspectorate's structure and activities, frequently asked questions, legal regulations, an archive of documents and links. In Lithuanian and English.


Research & Statistics

Centre for Crime Prevention
www.nplc.lt/english/index.html

A public non-profit institution. Site includes an overview of major programs and projects, crime statistics, final report of the International Crime Victims Survey in Lithuania, and a link to the Internet Data Bank that makes resources available for use in policy analysis. Provides links to international agreements, national legal and law enforcement policies, research institutions and projects, and non-governmental organisations' activities in crime prevention and criminal justice.

A Guide to the Lithuanian Legal System and Research
www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Lithuania1.htm

This guide provides extensive information and links about Lithuanian law, including history and links.

Statistics Lithuania
www.stat.gov.lt/lt/

Includes summary statistics for the years 1995-1999 on the number of offenses and crime rates, percentage of offenses cleared, and number of persons convicted and incarcerated. Lithuanian and English.