Lithuania: Information on whether a Lithuanian citizen who left Lithuania in mid-1992 would be able to return to Lithuania and regain his/her citizenship, and under which conditions
|Publisher||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 May 1995|
|Citation / Document Symbol||LTU20667.E|
|Cite as||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Lithuania: Information on whether a Lithuanian citizen who left Lithuania in mid-1992 would be able to return to Lithuania and regain his/her citizenship, and under which conditions, 1 May 1995, LTU20667.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6aabe2c.html [accessed 16 April 2014]|
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For information on the above-mentioned subjects, please consult the attachments that refer to the loss and resumption of citizenship, as well as the application procedure for resumption of citizenship. Information on whether the attached law has been amended or superseded by subsequent legislation could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.
This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.
Republic of Lithuania. Law: Validity of Citizenship Documents of the Republic of Lithuania and Supplement to Citizenship Law. 10 December 1991. (Translated by the Department of the Secretary of State of Canada)
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. July 1993. Nationality Laws in Former Republics, pp. 46-47, 51-52.
Additional Sources Consulted
Foreign diplomatic representatives in Canada.