Matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility


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Article 67 (a)

The names, addresses and means of communication for the central authorities designated pursuant to Article 53:

Ministry of Justice, Unit for International Judicial Administration

PL 25

00023 Valtioneuvosto

Tel.:+358 9 1606 7628

Fax:+358 9 1606 7524


Article 67 (b)

The languages accepted for communications to central authorities pursuant to Article 57(2): Finnish, Swedish, English.

Article 67 (c)

For the certificate on access rights and the return of a child - Article 45(2): Finnish, Swedish, English.

Articles 21 and 29

The applications provided for by Articles 21 and 29 shall be submitted to the following courts:

in Finland, the käräjäoikeus/tingsrätt.

Article 33

The appeal provided for by Article 33 shall be lodged with the following courts:

in Finland, the hovioikeus/hovrätt.

Article 34

The judgments given on appeal provided for by Article 34 may be contested only at:

in Finland, the Korkein oikeus/högsta domstolen.

Last update: 16/08/2019

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