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.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Journal on Legal and Economic Issues of Central Europe|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2014|
- cultural heritage
- public interest
- European Court of Human Rights
- property right