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The Criminal Code of Republic of Lithuania (2000) provides for a new concept, under which the subject-matter of crimes of misappropriation (Art. 183) and embezzlement (Art. 184) is not limited to entrusted material property, but also includes an entrusted property right. Formerly Lithuanian criminal law included a property right identifying elements of such crimes as fraud and extortion. Identifying elements of fraud and extortion the Lithuanian criminal law traditionally included only a property right.The rationale behind this choice was that the purpose of these crimes was not only the physical seizure of a material thing, but also gain of another property. The new Criminal Code has expanded this approach into crimes of misappropriation and embezzlement, where the trustee can also illegally affect immaterial asset of the owner. The new step is also in line with the criminal law tradition, which understands the notion of property narrowly, as a material thing. That is why the notion of property right by which the norms of misappropriation and embezzlement are supplemented expands the scope of those crimes and strengthens legal protection of property in general. The author concludes that the notion of entrusted property right encompasses all rights deriving from immovable things, obligations, intellectual products and any other immaterial things recognized by civil law, including securities and financial deposit accounts. Only the right related to a material movable thing does not accord with the notion of property right because it is a material thing. The author also discusses the possible ways, in which the property right can be misappropriated, and criteria, which identify the unlawfulness of such actions. [...]
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