REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA                                     
                               Law                                              
                                                                                
 On the Procedure and Conditions for the Sale and Lease  of Land                
     to  Diplomatic and Consular Missions of Foreign States                     
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
     Article 1. The Purpose of the Law                                          
                                                                                
     This law  shall establish  the procedure  and conditions for               
the acquisition  and rent  of   land by  diplomatic and  consular               
missions.                                                                       
                                                                                
     Article 2. Acquisition of Land by Right of Ownership                       
                                                                                
     Land may  be sold to foreign states for the establishment of               
diplomatic and  consular missions.  Plots of  land  may  also  be               
exchanged for plots of equal value in foreign states.                           
                                                                                
     Land shall  be sold  by the   local government of the higher               
level   on the  agreement of  the Government  of the  Republic of               
Lithuania, the  Department of  Environmental Protection,  and the               
Cultural Heritage Inspectorate.                                                 
                                                                                
     Agreements concerning  the trading  of land   plots shall be               
made through governmental treaties   upon the exchange of notes.                
                                                                                
     Foreign states, upon acquiring a plot of land by the right                 
of ownership, may, upon the agreement of the Government of the                  
Republic of Lithuania and without changing its purpose, transfer                
it to another state.                                                            
                                                                                
     Article 3. The Leasing of Land                                             
                                                                                
Land may  be leased   to  diplomatic  and  consular  missions  of               
foreign states for the period provided for in the lease agreement               
which shall not exceed 99 years.                                                
                                                                                
     Upon the  expiration of  the  term  of  a  lease  agreement,               
diplomatic and consular missions of foreign states shall have the               
right of priority to extend the term of the land rent.                          
                                                                                
     In  the   event  that   a  diplomatic  or  consular  mission               
terminates its  activities, their  lease agreement  shall also be               
terminated.                                                                     
                                                                                
     Plots of  land shall  be leased  to diplomatic  and consular               
missions of  foreign states  by local  governments of  the higher               
level on the recommendation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of               
the Republic of Lithuania.                                                      
                                                                                
     Article 4. Conditions for the  Sale and Lease of Land                      
                                                                                
     Land shall  be sold or leased in accordance with the schemes               
of territorial  localization of  diplomatic and consular missions               
and the plots belonging to them.                                                
                                                                                
     Article 5. The Price of Land Plots Being Sold or Leased                    
                                                                                
     The price  and rent costs of land being sold or leased shall               
be established  by agreements  of the  parties in accordance with               
the procedure  established by  the Government  of the Republic of               
Lithuania.                                                                      
                                                                                
                                                                                
     Foreign states shall purchase and rent land with convertible               
currency.                                                                       
                                                                                
     Article 6. Utilization of Receipts  from the Sale or                       
               Leasing of Land                                                  
                                                                                
     Receipts from  the sale or leasing of land shall be utilized               
according to  the procedure  established by the Government of the               
Republic of Lithuania.                                                          
                                                                                
                                                                                
Algirdas Brazauskas                                                             
                                                                                
Acting President                                                                
of the Republic of Lithuania                                                    
                                                                                
Vilnius                                                                         
2 February 1993                                                                 
No.I-61