2021 is the jubilee year of the activities of the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (the SACL). This year, the SACL, which was established and started operating on 1st January 2001 as an appellate and final instance for administering justice in administrative cases, celebrates the 20th anniversary of its founding.
“Over the last two decades, administrative justice has stood firmly on its own two feet. This also means that the institutional and legal preconditions for the efficient protection of the rights and legitimate interests of individuals have been set out. We are on a successful path!“ – said Gintaras Kryževičius, the President of the SACL.
An independent system of administrative courts was established in 1999, and the institutional reform of administrative justice in Lithuania was fully completed on 1st January 2001, after the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania was established by the law issued on the 19th September 2000. The two-tier system of judicial control of administrative acts - the system of administrative courts of first instance and appellate instance in Lithuania - has been developing and constantly improving.
On 1st January 2001, seven judges started working in the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania, and currently there are nineteen judges in the SACL. Two more judges will be appointed at the end of the current selection process to fill vacancies. Seventy court staff assist these judges in administering justice.
Žygimantų st. 2,
LT-01102 Vilnius Lithuania
Phone: +370 5 279 1005
Fax: +370 5 268 5875
I-IV 8.00 – 17.00
V 8.00 – 15.45
Lunch break 12.00 – 12.45
Hours for receiving complaints and requests at the office:
I-IV 8.00 – 17:00
V 8:00 – 15:45
Additional hours for pre-registered persons for receiving complaints and requests at the office:
I 17.00 – 17:30
III 17.00 – 17:30