Lithuania, national Agenda (setting) initiative [PAX] - Legislative Initiative

General Typology

Instrument
Agenda (setting) initiative [PAX]
Location
Lithuania
Political level
national
Local Name:
Legislative Initiative
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
no
Legally Defined:

Article 68
The right of legislative initiative at the Seimas shall belong to the Members of the Seimas, the President of the Republic, and the Government.
Citizens of the Republic of Lithuania shall also have the right of legislative initiative.
50,000 citizens of the Republic of Lithuania who have the electoral right may submit a draft law to the Seimas and the Seimas must consider it.

References: Constitution of Lithuania,(accessed 24.04.2020)

Subject Matter:

To propose a legislative act

Actors

Author:
Citizens
Initiator:
Citizens
Decision maker:
Parliament

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
50 0000
Available Time:
No information in legal source
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Collection Mode:
Specify Collection Mode:
Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

Archive:
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