REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA                                     
                               LAW                                              
                                                                                
               ON COMING INTO FORCE OF THE LAW ON                               
                                                                                
           THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA                          
                                                                                
                                                                                
     1. To  abolish the Department of Environmental Protection of               
the Republic of Lithuania from 15 June 1994.                                    
     2. To found the Ministry of Environmental Protection from 15               
June 1994.                                                                      
     3.  Material   resources  belonging  to  the  Department  of               
Environmental Protection of the Republic of Lithuania, as well as               
allocations and  financial resources  provided for  in the  State               
budget prior  to 1 July 1994, must be transferred to the Ministry               
of Environmental  Protection of  the Republic  of  Lithuania.  To               
propose the  Government to  set up a commission for the execution               
of this transference.                                                           
     4. The  Government of the Republic of Lithuania must approve               
the regulations  of the  Ministry of  Environmental Protection of               
the Republic  of Lithuania  prior to  1 September 1994. Until the               
regulations are approved, but no later than 1 September 1994, the               
Ministry of Environmental Protection of the Republic of Lithuania               
shall  perform   functions  which   have  been  assigned  to  the               
Department of  Environmental Protection  according to  the Law on               
Environmental Protection  of the Republic of Lithuania, and shall               
wield the  powers assigned to this department, with the exception               
of those powers which are specified in Articles 5 and 6 and items               
4 and 11 of Article 9 of this Law.                                              
     5. To  reorganize from  the day of enforcement of the Law on               
the Government  of the  Republic of  Lithuania  the  Ministry  of               
Culture and  Education of  the Republic  of  Lithuania  into  the               
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania and the Ministry               
of Education  and Science  of  the  Republic  of  Lithuania.  The               
Government  of   the  Republic  of  Lithuania  must  approve  the               
regulations of  the  Ministry  of  Culture  of  the  Republic  of               
Lithuania and  the Ministry  of Education  and Science prior to 1               
August 1994.                                                                    
     6. To  reorganize from  the day of enforcement of the Law on               
the Ministry of Social Security of the Republic of Lithuania into               
the Ministry  of Social  Security and  Labour of  the Republic of               
Lithuania. The  Government of  the  Republic  of  Lithuania  must               
approve the  regulations of  the Ministry  of Social Security and               
Labour of the Republic of Lithuania prior to 1 August 1994.                     
     7. To  found the  Ministry of  Public Administration Reforms               
and Local  Government Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania from 1               
July 1994,  not exceeding  the funds  appropriated for  the state               
administration. The  Government of the Republic of Lithuania must               
approve the  regulations of the Ministry of Public Administration               
Reforms and Local Government Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania               
prior to 1 August 1994.                                                         
     8. The  Government of the Republic of Lithuania must approve               
the work  regulations  of  the  Government  of  the  Republic  of               
Lithuania prior to 1 August 1994.                                               
     9. To propose to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania               
to  reorganize   now  functioning   Ministries  and  governmental               
institutions according  to the  stipulations of  the Law  on  the               
Government of the Republic of Lithuania.                                        
     10. To declare invalid the following:                                      
     Law of  the Republic  of Lithuania No.I-61 on the Government               
of 3 April 1990 (Zin., 1990, No.11-330);                                        
     Law of  the Republic of Lithuania No.I-108 on the Amendments               
of the  Law on  the Government  of the Republic of Lithuania of 3               
April 1990 (Zin., 1990, No.11-347);                                             
                                                                                
     Articles 1,  3 and  5 of  Law of  the Republic  of Lithuania               
No.I-112 on  State Bodies  accountable to  the Supreme Council of               
the Republic of Lithuania (Zin., 1990, No.11-352);                              
     Law of  the Republic of Lithuania No.I-139 on the Supplement               
to the  Law on  the Government of the Republic of Lithuania of 11               
April 1990 (Zin., 1990, No.12-368);                                             
     Law of  the Republic of Lithuania No.I-373 on the Department               
of Environmental  Protection of  13 July 1990 (Zin., 1990, No.21-               
526) - from 1 September 1994;                                                   
     Resolution  of  the  Supreme  Council  of  the  Republic  of               
Lithuania No.I-374  on the  Procedure for Enactment of the Law of               
the Republic  of Lithuania  on the  Department  of  Environmental               
Protection of 31 July 1990 (Zin., 1990, No.21-527);                             
     Law of  the Republic  of Lithuania No.I-382 on the Amendment               
of the  Law on  the Government of the Republic of Lithuania of 17               
July 1990 (Zin., 1990, No.21-529);                                              
     Law of  the Republic  of Lithuania No.I-693 on the Amendment               
of some  Articles of the Law on the Government of the Republic of               
Lithuania of 23 October 1990 (Zin., 1990, No.31-753);                           
     Law of  the Republic  of Lithuania No.I-922 on the Amendment               
of Article  9 of  the Law  on the  Government of  the Republic of               
Lithuania of 9 January 1991 (Zin., 1991, No.2-45);                              
     Law of  the Republic  of Lithuania No.I-979 on the Amendment               
and the  Supplement to  the Law on the Government of the Republic               
of Lithuania of 22 January 1991 (Zin., 1991, No.4-109);                         
     Law of  the Republic of Lithuania No.I-1628 on the Amendment               
of Article  4 of  the Law  on the  Government of  the Republic of               
Lithuania of 30 July 1991 (Zin., 1991, No.23-598);                              
     Law of the Republic of Lithuania No.I-1795 on the Supplement               
to Article  19 of  the Law  on the  Government of the Republic of               
Lithuania of 12 September 1991 (Zin., 1991, No.27-737);                         
     Article 4  of Law  of the Republic of Lithuania No.I-1858 on               
the Amendment  of the  Law on  the Government  of the Republic of               
Lithuania of 3 October 1991 (Zin., 1991, No.29-792);                            
     Article 2  of Law  of the Republic of Lithuania No.I-2814 on               
Reorganizing the  Ministry of  Trade and  Material Supply  of the               
Republic of  Lithuania into the Ministry of Industry and Trade of               
the Republic  of Lithuania  of 30  July 1992  (Zin., 1992, No.24-               
700); and                                                                       
     Law of  the Republic of Lithuania No.I-3070 on the Amendment               
of Article  19 of  the Law  on the  Government of the Republic of               
Lithuania of 19 November 1992 (Zin., 1992, No.34-1034).                         
                                                                                
                                                                                
     I promulgate  this Law enacted by the Seimas of the Republic               
of Lithuania.                                                                   
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
President of the Republic               Algirdas Brazauskas                     
                                                                                
31 May 1994, No.I-486                                                           
Vilnius                                                                         
                                                                                
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