By the 14 March 2002 No IX-785 the Seimas approved a new Code of riminal Procedure. The Code of Criminal Procedure regulates the enforcement of criminal justice. The Code was adopted in order to make the criminal proceedings(For more information please contact: Ramûnas Petravièius, tel. 681 888 LIDEIKA, PETRAUSKAS, VALIÛNAS AND PARTNERS)more effective and expedient at the same time providing better protection of human rights and liberties. The date of coming into effect of the new Code will be determined by a separate law.