Law Amending the Law on the Restoration of the Rights of Ownership of Citizens to the Existing Real Property


Published: 2004-12-10

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REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA
LAW AMENDING THE LAW On the Restoration of the Rights of Ownership of CITIZENS to the Existing Real Property
 
12 October 2004 No. IX-2490
Vilnius
 
(Valstybės Žinios, 1997, No. 65-1558; 1999, No. 48-1522; 2001, No. 71-2518; 2002, No. 102-4552; 2003, No. 64-2880, No. 101-4542)
 
Article 1. Amendment of Paragraphs 1 and 4 of Article 10.
1. Paragraph 1 of Article 10 is hereby amended as follows:
“1. The rights of ownership shall be restored to citizens whose applications for the restoration of the rights of ownership were filed within the time limits prescribed by the Republic of Lithuania Law on the Procedure and Conditions of the Restoration of the Rights of Ownership of Citizens to the Existing Real Property and in accordance with the procedure laid down in this Law before 31 December 2001. As regards those citizens who have failed to comply with the prescribed time limit for reasons acknowledged by the court as valid, the time limit may be restored.”
2. Paragraph 4 of Article 10 is hereby amended as follows:
“4. Documents confirming citizenship as well as the rights of ownership and relationship by blood or affinity with the owner shall be presented together with the application for the restoration of the rights of ownership. Citizens who have filed applications for the restoration of the rights of ownership without presenting documents confirming relationship by blood or affinity with the owner must submit the said documents to the institutions referred to in Article 17 of this Law by 31 December 2003. As regards those citizens who have failed to comply with the prescribed time limit for reasons acknowledged by the court as valid, the time limit may be restored.”
 
Article 2. Proposition to the Government
The Government shall adopt the legal acts necessary to comply with this Law within three months of its entry into force.
 
I promulgate this Law passed by the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania.
 
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC                                                         VALDAS ADAMKUS