Lithuania: Country and Foreign Investment
The Parliament (Seimas) has 141 seats and is elected by popular suffrage for a four-year term. The most recent elections in 2008 resulted in a multitude of small parties.
The President is elected for a five-year term and appoints the ministerial team. Dalia Grybauskaite has been the President since May 2009.
The legal system is based on civil law; there is a Constitutional Court, a Supreme Court and a Court of Appeal. Judges are appointed by the President.