Lithuania 1992 Constitution (reviewed 2019)



– having created the State of Lithuania many centuries ago,

– having based its legal foundations on the Lithuanian Statutes and the Constitutions of the Republic of Lithuania,

– having for centuries staunchly defended its freedom and independence,

– having preserved its spirit, native language, writing, and customs,

– embodying the innate right of the human being and the Nation to live and create freely in the land of their fathers and forefathers—in the independent State of Lithuania,

– fostering national concord in the land of Lithuania,

– striving for an open, just, and harmonious civil society and State under the rule of law, by the will of the citizens of the reborn State of Lithuania, adopts and proclaims this