The Law on Construction (1996) establish the essential requirements for all construction works which are being built, reconstructed and repaired within the territory of the Republic of Lithuania, the procedure for technical regulation of construction, construction investigation, design of construction works, construction, reconstruction, repair of new construction works, acceptance of them as fit for use, utilisation and maintenance, demolition of construction works, as well as the procedure of supervision over the above activities, the principles of activities of the participants in the construction, public administration entities, owners (or users) of engineering and utility networks and traffic routes, other legal and natural persons in this field. The Law also defines essential architectural requirements for a construction works and foresees the certification of architects.
The Law on Advertising (2000) aims to improve the informing of consumers about the goods and services, protect consumers’ rights and legitimate interests, ensure fair competition, as well as promote self-regulation of advertising and facilitate the development of advertising activities. The law also establishes the requirements for the use of advertising, the responsibilities of subjects of advertising and the legal basis for the supervision of the use of advertising in the Republic of Lithuania.
The Law on Design (2002) determines the legal protection of industrial design, its registration rules and order of use in Lithuania and the administration of the national design register.
The Law on Architects’ Chamber (2006) regulates the establishment, functions, activities and management of the Architects’ Chamber of the Republic of Lithuanian.
In 2015, the Lithuanian government adopted the Guidelines of the Development of Architecture and Design. The guidelines define the main architectural policy objectives, implementation policy, and the role and importance of architecture in a social, educational, economic and cultural context (see also chapter 3.5.5). One of the results of these guidelines was the adoption of The Law on Architecture (2017) by the Lithuanian government. The Law sets the requirements, conditions and procedures for the training of architects and their qualifications, the conduct of the activities of architects as well as the rights and obligations of architects and the quality requirements applicable to their activity and its results.
The Law on Tourism (1998) establishes the principles and priorities of the tourist industry and organising of independent tourism, requirements in supplying tourist services, competence of state or municipal institutions supervising this industry and conditions of utilising tourism resources.