It is proposed to allow aliens to take part in party activities, but not in establishing parties


The Ministry of Justice suggested that nationals of other Member States of the European Union (EU) might be members of political parties registered in Lithuania; however they could not participate in the foundation of such political parties. The Ministry submitted this option of the law after the Seimas returned the previous amendments, which would have allowed aliens also to establish parties in Lithuania for improvement “In consideration of the suggestions voiced, a revised draft law is submitted providing that nationals of a EU Member State may only be members of political parties registered in Lithuania, but they may not participate in the foundation of such political parties”, the Ministry indicated. Read more at http://klaipleda.daily.lt/naujienos/lietuva/politika/uzsienieciams-siuloma-leisti-dalyvauti-partiju-veikloje-bet-ne-ju-steigime-635007#.VH23-MnIJLE