Land privatization amendment passed

  • 2003-01-30
  • Steven Paulikas
VILNIUSIn the past week, the Seimas (Lithuania's parliament) has passed two important pieces of legislation that will eventually grant foreigners the right to purchase agricultural land in the country.On Jan. 23 the Seimas adopted an amendment to Article 47 of the constitution, which allows foreign entities and individuals the right to purchase land intended for agricultural cultivation. As required by the constitution, this was the second vote on the amendment in three months. The amendment received 116 votes, with only four members voting against.In a complementary piece of legislation, t...
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