Ministry of Justice (Lithuania)

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Respublikos teisingumo ministerija) was established in 1918. Its departments include European Law, prisons, state-guaranteed legal aid services in several major Lithuania cities, a patent bureau, consumer rights protection, the Law Institute, the Metrology Inspectorate, state enterprise and legal information centers, and forensic science.

Ministry of Justice
Teisingumo ministerija
(in Lithuanian)
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Ministry overview
Formed17 January 1990; 31 years ago (1990-01-17)
JurisdictionFlag of Lithuania.svg Republic of Lithuania
HeadquartersGedimino 30, Naujamiestis,
01104 Vilnius
Employees150 permanent employees
(January 2021)[1]
Annual budget€0.120 billion (2021)[2]
Minister responsible
Parent departmentGovernment of Lithuania
Websitetm.lt
Map
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MinistersEdit

  Farmers and Greens Union   Freedom Party   Homeland Union   Labour Party   Liberal Movement   Social Democratic Party   Independent

Ministry of Justice
Term Minister Party Cabinet Office
Start date End date Time in office
1 Pranas Kūris
(born 1938)
Independent Prunskienė 17 January 1990 10 January 1991 358 days
2 Pranas Kūris
(born 1938)
Independent Šimėnas 10 January 1991 13 January 1991 3 days
3 Vytautas Pakalniškis
(born 1944)
Independent Vagnorius 13 January 1991 21 July 1992 1 year, 190 days
4 Zenonas Juknevičius
(born 1949)
Independent Abišala 21 July 1992 17 December 1992 149 days
5 Jonas Prapiestis
(born 1952)
Independent Lubys 17 December 1992 31 March 1993 104 days
6 Jonas Prapiestis
(born 1952)
Independent Šleževičius 31 March 1993 19 March 1996 2 years, 354 days
7 Vidmantas Žiemelis
(born 1962)
Homeland Union Stankevičius 19 March 1996 23 April 1996 35 days
8 Stasys Šedbaras
(born 1958)
Homeland Union 23 April 1996 10 December 1996 231 days
9 Vytautas Pakalniškis
(born 1944)
Independent Vagnorius 10 December 1996 10 June 1999 2 years, 182 days
10 Gintaras Balčiūnas
(born 1964)
Independent Paksas 10 June 1999 11 November 1999 154 days
11 Gintaras Balčiūnas
(born 1964)
Independent Kubilius 11 November 1999 9 November 2000 364 days
12 Gintautas Bartkus
(born 1966)
Independent Paksas 9 November 2000 12 July 2001 245 days
13 Vytautas Markevičius
(born 1962)
Independent Brazauskas 12 July 2001 14 December 2004 3 years, 155 days
14 Gintautas Bužinskas
(born 1960)
Labour Party Brazauskas 14 December 2004 18 July 2006 1 year, 216 days
15 Petras Baguška
(born 1956)
Independent Kirkilas 18 July 2006 9 December 2008 2 years, 144 days
16 Remigijus Šimašius
(born 1974)
Liberal Movement Kubilius 9 December 2008 13 December 2012 4 years, 4 days
17 Juozas Bernatonis
(born 1953)
Social Democratic Party Butkevičius 13 December 2012 13 December 2016 4 years, 0 days
18 Milda Vainiutė
(born 1962)
Independent Skvernelis 13 December 2016 6 March 2018 1 year, 83 days
19 Elvinas Jankevičius
(born 1976)
Farmers and Greens Union 15 May 2018 11 December 2020 2 years, 210 days
20 Evelina Dobrovolska
(born 1988)
Freedom Party Šimonytė 11 December 2020 Incumbent 156 days

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania [1]
  • Institutions Controlled by the Ministry of Justice. Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania [2]