In Finland the Constitution is the basis of all legislation and exercise of government power. It details the fundamental rules, values and principles of Finnish democracy.
The Constitution specifies the foundations of the relationship between the individual and government. It also contains provisions about the principles of the exercise of power by government, government organisation and the relationships between the highest organs of government.
The Constitution of Finland entered into force on 1 March 2000.
The Constitution of Finland is also available in
Translations from the year 2000