Finland - Central Authority

Ministry of Justice
Unit for International Judicial Administration
Eteläesplanadi 10
00130 HELSINKI
Postal address: PO Box 25
00023 GOVERNMENT
Finland
numéro de téléphone/telephone number: +358 (9) 1606 7628
numéro de télécopie/telefax number: +358 (9) 1606 7524
adresse e-mail/e-mail address: central.authority@om.fi
Internet: www.om.fi/en/Etusivu/Perussaannoksia/Kvoikeusapu/Siviiliasiat/Lapsikaappaus

Translation of the Finnish Act on Child Custody and Rights of Access: http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/kaannokset/1983/en19830361

A booklet providing basic information to parents and intended as a guide to Finnish authorities in cases of international child abduction, has been prepared in co-operation between the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, and the Association for Abducted Children in December 2000: Booklet on International Child Abduction (in Finnish, Swedish, English, French and Russian. The French and Russian versions are short versions).

personnes à contacter / persons to contact:

  • Ms Tuuli Kainulainen
    Legal Adviser
    (langues de communication / languages of communication: anglais, finnois, estonien / English, Finnish, Estonian)
    tel.: +358 29 5150 474

  • Ms Maija Leppä
    Legal Adviser
    (langues de communication / languages of communication: anglais, finnois, suédois, allemand / English, Finnish, Swedish, German)
    tel.: +358 29 5150 386

  • Ms Merja Norros
    Ministerial Counsellor
    (langues de communication / languages of communication: anglais, finnois, russe / English, Finnish, Russian)
    Tel. +358 29 5150 590

Preferred method of communication: by email.

(This page was last updated on 19 March 2014)

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