ABOUT INTERNATIONAL TREATIES, REFERENDUM AND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
about a special transfer of sovereignty to EU:
of transfer of sovereignty without effect of constitutional amendment:
Majority from parliament, Art. 138, 67 nr. 16, 69 ConstLithuania.
of transfer of sovereignty with effect of constitutional amendment:
Not expressly regulated but constitutional amendment required.
of constitutional amendment:
Two successive approvals from parliament with majority of 2/3 its
members initiated by 1/4 from the members of parliament or at least
300.000 of the electorate, Art. 147, 148 III ConstLithuania. Amendment
of the democratic and republican form of state has to be approved
by referendum with majority of 3/5 from the electorate, Art 148
I ConstLithuania. Other fundamental principles of the state or the
provisions for amending the constitution can only be amended with
approval by referendum, Art. 148 II ConstLithuania.
constitutional regulations about referendums:
Referendums can be called on the most significant issues for the
state and the people, can be requested by at least 300.000 of the
electorate and people have the right of legislative initiative if
submitted by 50.000 of the electorate, Art. 9, 68 II ConstLithuania.