SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA                          
                                                                                
                           RESOLUTION                                           
                                                                                
OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA REGARDING THE               
PROCESS OF ENFORCEMENT AND APPLICATION OF THE LAW OF THE REPUBLIC               
OF LITHUANIA ON THE PROCEDURES AND CONDITIONS OF THE RESTORATION                
        OF THE OWNERSHIP RIGHTS OF EXISTING REAL PROPERTY                       
                                                                                
     The Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania resolves:                 
     1. To put this law into effect on August 1, 1991.                          
     2. That  the requisite  of  permanent  in  the  Republic  of               
Lithuania, as set forth in Article 2 of this law, shall not apply               
to deportees  (and  their  children),  or  to  persons  who  were               
deported or  imprisoned as the result of resistance to occupation               
regimes.                                                                        
     3. That  tenants occupying houses subject to restitution, as               
defined in  subparagraph 2  of paragraph 2 of Article 8, shall be               
informed of  their option  to move, at their own will by settling               
on a  dwelling unit  allotted to  them which  complies  with  the               
requirements set  forth in  Article 94 of the Housing Code of the               
Republic of Lithuania.                                                          
     4. That  tenants who,  at their  own  will,  have  moved  to               
dwelling units proposed to them by their local government because               
their previous  place of  residence was  restored to the original               
owner, shall  have the  rights to  buy this  new unit  within six               
months, on  the basis  of the  house building  prices of 1989, by               
applying the indexation coefficient.                                            
     In such  cases, the procedure of settlements provided for in               
Article 9  of the  Law  of  the  Republic  of  Lithuania  on  the               
Privatization of Housing shall be applied.                                      
     Residential houses  which are  not returned  to their formed               
owners under  the  Law  of  the  Republic  of  Lithuania  on  the               
Procedures and  Conditions of the Restoration of Ownership Rights               
of Existing Real Property, shall be privatized in accordance with               
the procedures  established by  the Government of the Republic of               
Lithuania.                                                                      
     5. That  in the event that persons specified in Article 2 of               
this law  are proving their ownership rights in court, the period               
for filing  the property  ownership documents  shall be one month               
from the day of the court decision.                                             
     6. That  the provisions  defined in  Article 8  of this  law               
shall apply to persons specified in Article 2 of this law if they               
were compensated  according to  the laws which have hitherto been               
valid, in the absence of another option. In such cases the amount               
of compensation must be returned.                                               
     7. That  land occupied by personal plots which were allotted               
pursuant to  the July  26 th,  1990  Resolution  of  the  Supreme               
Council of  the  Republic  of  Lithuania  "On  the  Expansion  of               
personal Plots  of Farmers"  shall be  also  designated  as  land               
occupied by  personal plots,  as  specified  in  paragraph  3  of               
Article 12 of this law.                                                         
     8. That  a person shall own any lake (of the size determined               
by the Covernmemt of the Republic of Lithuania), water reservoir,               
canal, pond, and other surface water body, if it is surrounded on               
all sides by his property.                                                      
     In such  cases, the  area of  the body  of  water  shall  be               
included in  the total area of the reclaimed land or of the newly               
allotted land.                                                                  
     The regulations  concerning the  recreational  use  of  such               
bodies of  water shall  be established  by the  Government of the               
Republic of Lithuania.                                                          
     Land owners  must utilize  their land, as well as the bodies               
of water situated therein, in compliance with the requirements of               
nature protection.                                                              
                                                                                
     9.  That   territorial  land-planning   projects  shall   be               
developed in compliance with land reform requirements.                          
     10. That in the event that persons specified in Article 2 of               
this law  do not satisfy the conditions set forth in Article 4 or               
this law,  they must be compensated for their portion of the land               
by the person (or persons) to whom this law was allotted.                       
     In the  case that  a disagreement  concerning  the  from  of               
compensation is  brought to  court, preference  shall by given to               
the restitution of the actual property.                                         
     11.  That   property,  with   the  exception   of  land  and               
residential houses,  which was  not returned  ( either because it               
was not claimed, or because the claims were inadequate), shall be               
privatized in  accordance with  the procedure  established in the               
Law of  the republic of Lithuania on the Initial Privatization of               
Property.                                                                       
     12.  To   commission  the  Government  of  the  Republic  of               
Lithuania:                                                                      
     1) by  1 August  1991 to  establish the  procedure and  time               
limits for the payment of state allocations for the real property               
subject to be bought out;                                                       
     2) by  1 August,  1991 to establish the procedure and stages               
of the  giving over  of residential houses (or portions thereof),               
as well  as the  procedure for  the allotment  of plots  of  land               
surrounding these houses if previously they were not the property               
of the house owner;                                                             
     3) by  1 August,  1991 to  establish the  procedure for  the               
allotment  of   plots  of   land  in  towns  (township)  for  the               
construction of a private house;                                                
     4) by  1 August,  1991 to allocate credits on easy terms for               
tenants, occupying  houses which  have been  returned  to  formed               
owners, if they desire to build a private house;                                
     5) by  1 August,  1991 to  establish the  procedure for  the               
giving over  structures used for economic and commercial purposes               
together with  their equipment or for the allotment of securities               
(shares) for said property:                                                     
     6) to  establish the  procedure in accordance with which the               
provision of  paragraph 3  of part  1 of  Article 16, pursuant to               
which the  existing real  property, if a person gives his consent               
thereto, may  be bought out by the State by making void financial               
liabilities of  a person  to the State, which were incurred after               
the appropriation of real property, shall be implemented.                       
     13. To  obligate the Government of the Republic of Lithuania               
to submit  proposals to  the Supreme  Council of  the Republic of               
Lithuania concerning  the  compensation  of  persons  whose  real               
property was nationalized and which does not exist any longer.                  
     14.  To   commission  the  Government  of  the  Republic  of               
Lithuania to establish the procedure in accordance with documents               
certifying the  right of ownership, upon the request of a citizen               
and after  he has paid a duty in the established manner, shall be               
ordered by the board of a local government.                                     
     In such  cases the archives which are under the jurisdiction               
of the  Board of  Directors of  the Archives  of the  Republic of               
Lithuania shall furnish the documents in due time.                              
     15. To establish that the guarantees provided for in parts 5               
and 6  of Article  21 of this law shall also apply to cases where               
former  owners   shall  be  restored  their  ownership  right  of               
residential houses by court's decision.                                         
     16. To commission the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of               
Lithuania to supervise the implementation of this law.                          
                                                                                
                                                                                
VYTAUTAS LANDSBERGIS                                                            
President                                                                       
Supreme Council                                                                 
Republic of Lithuania                                                           
                                                                                
                                                                                
Vilnius                                                                         
16 July 1991                                                                    
No I-1548