Leo LT law to go to court

  • 2008-09-22
  • In cooperation with BNS
VILNIUS - The Lithuanian parliament has decided to send the law pavingthe way for Leo LT, the country's national electricity company, to the Constitutional Court.

The parliament overwhelming decided to send the law to courton Monday with a vote of 50 for, 13 against and 35 abstentions.

The "Amended Law on the Nuclear Power Plant," which waspassed in February, established the national energy company. The company wasmade to help cope with investments into the planned nuclear power plant thatwill replace the one at Ignalina and the planned power links with Polandand Sweden. 

MP Kestutis Glaveckas, a member of the Liberal Union, saidthat the Constitution Courtcould try and give answers to certain questions that remained unanswered at thetime when the law was being passed.

He also said, however, that the ruling would not changeanything in practice.