Lithuanian Parliament passes the Magnitsky Act

  • 2017-11-29
  • BNS/TBT staff
The Lithuanian Parliament adopted on November 16 the so-called Magnitsky legislation banning entry to foreigners involved in large-scale corruption, money laundering or human rights violations. The bill was unanimously passed with 91 votes in favour, making Lithuania the fourth country in the world after the United States, Estonia and Canada to adopt the Magnitsky legislation. The amendments to the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens are to come into force next January, which means that a blacklist of such individuals will be compiled and become effective...
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