Law on the Ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness


Published: 2013-09-05

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REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA
LAW
ON THE RATIFICATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION
On the Reduction of Statelessness
 
9 May 2013  No XII-268 Vilnius
 
 
 
Article 1. Ratification of the Convention
The Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, acting pursuant to Article 67(16) and Article 138(1)(6) of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania and having regard to Decree No 1K-1380 of the President of the Republic of 26 February 2013, ratifies with a declaration the United Nations Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness done at New York on 30 August 1961.
 
Article 2. Declaration of the Republic of Lithuania
The Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, acting pursuant to Article 8(3) of the Convention, declares that the Republic of Lithuania retains the right to deprive a person of his nationality on the grounds of the deprivation of nationality of the Republic of Lithuania, as provided for in Article 24(4) and (6) of the Law of the Republic of Lithuania on Citizenship.
 
I promulgate this Law adopted by the Republic of Lithuania.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC                                          DALIA GRYBAUSKAITĖ