Cultural heritage and public interest versus private rights

a struggle for a balanced approach in Lithuania

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Abstract

This paper discusses the balance between cultural heritage as a public interest and private property rights. It analyses the problems that Lithuanian court faces when enforcing cultural heritage laws in public interest proceedings, overviews the main principles that European Court of Human Rights has set in cases related to cultural heritage and discusses how Lithuania and other countries in the region could ensure a balance of public and private interest when protecting cultural heritage.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-78
Number of pages9
JournalJournal on Legal and Economic Issues of Central Europe
Volume5
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • cultural heritage
  • public interest
  • European Court of Human Rights
  • property right
  • Lithuania

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