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Learn about the Transparency Register Act – information available

3.4.2023 15.15
The new Transparency Register Act obligates lobbyists to provide information on lobbying targeted at Parliament and ministries to the Transparency Register from the beginning of next year. The National Audit Office of Finland is the controller of the Transparency Register and it will monitor compliance with the obligation to provide information to the Register.

Results of parliamentary elections available online on 2 April starting at 20.00

30.3.2023 11.27
Vaalit. Val.
Preliminary results of the parliamentary elections to be conducted on Sunday 2 April will be published online in the Result Service of the Ministry of Justice starting at 20.00 on election day.

Parliamentary elections on Sunday 2 April 2023

16.3.2023 9.30
Finland’s parliamentary elections will be held on 2 April 2023. In the elections, Finnish citizens entitled to vote will elect 200 Members of Parliament for a four-year electoral term.

Revised legislation on sexual offences enters into force at the beginning of next year

21.12.2022 11.10
The amended provisions on sexual offences in the Criminal Code will enter into force on 1 January 2023. The reform aims to strengthen everyone’s right to sexual self-determination and the protection of personal integrity.

The Ministry for democracy and the rule of law

New legislation into force on 1 January 2023

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice maintains and develops legal order and legal protection and oversees the structures of democracy and the fundamental rights of citizens.

Read more about the Ministry of Justice

Administrative sector

Administrative sector

More than 9,100 people work in the administrative branch of the Ministry of Justice, most of them in courts.

The administrative sector of the Ministry of Justice

Minister of Justice

Anna-Maja Henriksson
Anna-Maja Henriksson
Minister of Justice
Thomas Blomqvist
Thomas Blomqvist
Minister for Nordic Cooperation and Equality
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