SEIMAS OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA                              
                                                                                
                                                                                
                           RESOLUTION                                           
                                                                                
                               ON                                               
                                                                                
         THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE Republic of LITHUANIA                        
                                                                                
            LAW ON STATE SECRETS AND THEIR PROTECTION                           
                                                                                
                                                                                
     The Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania resolves:                          
     1. To propose to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania               
by 1 March 1996:                                                                
     1)  to   approve  the   procedure  for   protection  of  the               
information, which  is considered a state secret, prepared by the               
State Security  Department and co-ordinated with the institutions               
concerned;                                                                      
     2) to establish the procedure for drawing up and amending of               
the list of the Republic of Lithuania of the information which is               
considered a state secret;                                                      
     3) to  establish  the  procedure  for  transmission  of  the               
information which is considered a state secret to other states or               
international organisations,  as well as regulations for granting               
citizens  of   other  states   permits  to  work  or  familiarise               
themselves with  the information  which  is  considered  a  state               
secret;                                                                         
     4) to make a list of posts, holders of which may be entitled               
to familiarise  with the  information which is considered a state               
secret, without  exceeding the powers established by laws, and to               
establish the  procedure for  familiarising the  persons who hold               
these posts  with the  information which  is considered  a  state               
secret  and   notifying  these   persons  of  the  liability  for               
disclosure or loss of the information which is considered a state               
secret; and                                                                     
     5) to  make a  list of  subjects of  state  secrets  and  to               
establish the  procedure for  preparation, approving and amending               
of detailed  lists of the information which is considered a state               
secret relating to the activities of subjects of state secrets.                 
     2. To obligate the Department of Lithuanian Archives and the               
State Security  Department to prepare by 1 March 1996 the general               
procedure for  organising of  record keeping,  storing,  keeping,               
registration of  classified documents,  as well  as protection of               
the data of computerised secret information.                                    
     3.  To  establish  that  classification  markings  "National               
significance", "Top  secret" and  "Secret", valid  before  coming               
into effect  of the  Law, on documents and records of archives of               
institutions keeping documents be changed into the classification               
markings established  by this  Law, or such documents, if they do               
not contain  information which  is considered  a state secret, be               
declassified.                                                                   
                                                                                
ČESLOVAS JURŠENAS                                                               
Chairman of the Seimas                                                          
of the Republic of Lithuania                                                    
Vilnius                                                                         
October 25, 1995                                                                
No. I - 1075