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Committee on Environment Protection


The remit of the Committee on Environment Protection shall be:

1) to draw up and consider drafts of laws and other legal acts, and proposals on the issues pertaining to environmental quality, sustainable development, climate change, natural resources: use and protection of forests, land, biodiversity, soil, water, protected areas, the use of renewable and alternative energy sources, territorial planning, construction and housing, urban planning and architecture, landscape, community economy and assessment of the impact on the environment;

2) to coordinate the work of interested state institutions and other organisations in the process of drafting laws on the issues which fall within the remit of the Committee;

3) to examine, from an environmental point of view, drafts of laws and other legal acts referred to the Committee;

4) to prepare and consider proposals concerning the formation of Lithuania’s environmental protection policy;

5) to exercise parliamentary scrutiny on the issues falling within the remit of the Committee;

6) to consider international legal acts regarding environmental protection and to present proposals and conclusions to the Seimas.


Article 58 of the Statue of the Seimas