When carrying out financial market supervision, the Bank of Lithuania may apply the sanctions laid down in the laws regulating the financial market, provided that there is at least one of the grounds for applying sanctions laid down by law. Articles 433, 434 and 435 of the Republic of Lithuania Law on the Bank of Lithuania lay down the procedure for the application of sanctions, the procedure for informing of and appealing against decisions taken on the application of sanctions, as well as the right of the Bank of Lithuania not to apply sanctions.
When imposing financial penalties, their calculation is carried out in accordance with the Description of Fine Calculation approved by Resolution No 03-126 of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania of 10 July 2018 on the approval of the description of fine calculation.
An infringement of a legal act is considered minor in accordance with the Description of the Procedure for Declaring an Infringement of a Legal Act Minor approved by Resolution No 03-175 of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania of 26 November 2020 on the approval of the description of the procedure for declaring an infringement of a legal act minor.
Appealing against decisions of the Bank of Lithuania in the field of financial market supervision
Persons whose rights or interests protected by law have been violated have the right to appeal to Vilnius Regional Administrative Court (Žygimantų g. 2, 01102 Vilnius) within one month in accordance with the procedure laid down in the Republic of Lithuania Law on Administrative Proceedings. Appealing to court does not suspend the validity of the contested decision and the execution of the decision, except for the decision imposing penalties laid down by law, or of action.