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The Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania

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Article 20
Human liberty shall be inviolable.
No one may be arbitrarily apprehended or detained. No one may be deprived of
his liberty otherwise than on the grounds and according to the procedures
established by law.
A person apprehended in flagrante delicto must, within 48 hours, be brought
before a court for the purpose of deciding, in the presence of this person, on the
validity of the apprehension. If the court does not adopt a decision to detain the
person, the apprehended person shall be released immediately.

Article 21
The human person shall be inviolable.
Human dignity shall be protected by law.
It shall be prohibited to torture or injure a human being, degrade his dignity,
subject him to cruel treatment, or to establish such punishments.
No one may be subjected to scientific or medical experimentation without his
knowledge and free consent.

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Article 31
A person shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to the
procedure established by law and declared guilty by an effective court judgment.
A person charged with committing a crime shall have the right to a public and
fair hearing of his case by an independent and impartial court.
It shall be prohibited to compel anyone to give evidence against himself, or his
family members or close relatives.
Punishment may be imposed or applied only on the grounds established by law.
No one may be punished twice for the same offence.
A person suspected of committing a crime, as well as the accused, shall be
guaranteed, from the moment of his apprehension or first interrogation, the right to
defence, as well as the right to an advocate.

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