Matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility

Article 67 (a)

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

The Ministry of Justice

International legal assistance

Box 25

00023 Government

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 in Articles 21 and 29 shall be submitted to the following courts:

- in Finland, the käräjäoikeus/tingsrätt.

Article 33

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

- in Finland, the hovioikeus/hovrätt.

Article 34

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

- in Finland, the Korkein oikeus/högsta domstolen.

Last update: 03/09/2020

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