The rule of law and legal protection
Ministry of Justice’s main responsibility is to ensure the operation of the rule of law in Finland. The Ministry drafts also the provisions which aim to ensure fair trials and good governance. The Ministry also prepares the laws relating to enforcement, bankruptcy and debt adjustment.
The rule of law »
Finnish democracy is built on the rule of law. Ministry of Justice’s main responsibility is to ensure the operation of the rule of law in Finland.
Legal protection »
The Ministry of Justice drafts the provisions which aim to ensure fair trials and good governance.
Constitution of Finland »
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.
Act on the Openness of Government Activities »
Under the Act everyone has the right to obtain information from official documents in the public domain.
Security Clearance Act »
Provisions on the procedures to be applied to verify the reliability of persons and companies are laid down in the Security Clearance Act.
Administrative Procedure Act »
The Administrative Procedure Act lays down provisions on the use of authorities' services and consideration of administrative matters.