Priesaikos institutas ir jo įgyvendinimo problemos.
The present article is a brief review of the origin, purpose, form and meaning development of the oath; as well as an attempt to reveal the concept of the oath in legal acts of Lithuania and the meaning of the oath in modern society, the historical, ethical and legal aspects of the oath, the social effectiveness and vulnerability of Oath Institution as well as its legal consequences. Taking into account that the subject under analysis is rather extensive the present paper will attempt to cover only several spheres in which the Oath Institution acquires considerable significance. That ought to allow revealing the purpose of the above mentioned Institution. In the article the aspects of oath giving and oath breaking are analyzed by the nation representatives and officials (MPs, the President, etc.). Oath breaking by above mentioned officials serves as the basis for the initiation of the accusatorial procedure (impeachment) of such persons.
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