SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA                          
                                                                                
                           RESOLUTION                                           
           THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA LAW ON COLLECTIVE                          
                   AGREEMENTS ENTRY INTO FORCE                                  
                                                                                
     The Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania resolves:                 
     1. To  establish that  the  Republic  of  Lithuania  Law  on               
Collective Agreements shall enter into force on 1 May 1991.                     
     2.  To   commission  the   Government  of  the  Republic  of               
Lithuania, prior to 20 April 1991, to:                                          
submit to  the Supreme  Council of  the Republic of Lithuania the               
Draft Law "On the Annulment and Amendments of Certain Articles in               
the Code  of Laws  on Labour  upon the  Enactment of  the Law  on               
Collective Agreements"; and                                                     
to annul executive acts which fail to comply with the Republic of               
Lithuania  Law   on  Collective   Agreements,  or   to  introduce               
amendments therein.                                                             
     3.  To  establish  that  in  enterprises,  institutions  and               
organizations in  which collective  agreements must  be concluded               
pursuant to  the Law  on  Collective  Agreements,  provisions  of               
collective agreements concluded earlier shall be applicable prior               
to the signing of the collective agreement, provided that they do               
not  worsen  the  working,  economic  and  social  conditions  of               
employees set forth in the laws and standard acts of the Republic               
of Lithuania.                                                                   
     4. To establish that after the entry into force of this Law,               
the right  to represent employees who are members of trade unions               
at the  conclusion of  a collective  agreement may  be granted to               
trade unions  functioning in  accordance  with  the  Republic  of               
Lithuania Law on Trade Unions.                                                  
                                                                                
Vytautas Landsbergis                                                            
President                                                                       
Supreme Council                                                                 
Republic of Lithuania                                                           
                                                                                
Vilnius                                                                         
4 April, 1991                                                                   
No I-1202