The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

  Country profile: FINLAND

 
CEPEJ Member

 

National Correspondent

Kari Samuli KIESILĀINEN

Director General

Ministry of Justice

Kasarmikatu 42
00130 HELSINKI
+358 9 16 06 75 32
+358 9 16 06 75 32
kari.kiesilainen@om.fi

 

Kari Samuli KIESILĀINEN

Director General

Ministry of Justice

Kasarmikatu 42
00130 HELSINKI
+358 9 16 06 75 32
+358 9 16 06 75 32
kari.kiesilainen@om.fi

     
Member of the Lisbon Network

 

Pilot Courts

 

Ms Marjo NAAPI
Judge of the District Court of Espoo
Finland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seija KAIJANEN

Administrative judge

Regional Administrative Court of Turku

PL 32

20101 TURKU

+358 10 36 42400

Fax: +358 10 36 42414

e-mail: seija.kaijanen@oikeus.fi

 

Maarit TUKIAINEN
Judge
Court of appeal of Rovaniemi
Valtakatu 10-12
96200 ROVANIEMI
Po Box 25
FIĖ00023 GOVERNMENT
maarit.tukiainen@oikeus.fi

Organisation Chart of the Court

Pekka MAATTA

District Court Judge

District Court of Varsinais-Suomi

P.O. Box 376

FI-20101 TURKU

+358 2956 46260

+358 2956 46577,

tapio.katajamaki@oikeus.fi

 

 
Evaluation Exercise
     
Events
     
Translations of CEPEJ documents (if available):

 

     

Links to relevant Institutions


 

Resources


 

Legal texts (Codes, laws, regulations etc.)

    www.finlex.fi
    www.edilex.fi/english/
Case-law of the higher court/s

    www.finlex.fi
    www.edilex.fi

Other documents (e.g. forms)

    www.oikeus.fi
    www.om.fi 

     
Recent developments in the judicial field

The Rovaniemi Court of Appeal (Finland) has adapted an evaluation system for the quality assessment of justice based on the tools developed by the CEPEJ (October 2015)

Special mention at the Crystal Scales of Justice 2010 Prize for the initiative "New way of systematic management of delay reduction projects in courts - combining external expertise and internal participation", presented by the University of Technology and Ministry of Justice, Finland

Report of The Finnish Chancellor of Justice 2009 summary

Peerís evaluation: In the framework of the peerís evaluation activity of the CEPEJ, aimed to examine statistical data collecting systems in the member States, Norway brought together, on 19 and 20 May 2010 in Oslo, the CEPEJís peers and representatives of 5 Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland) in view of exchanging their experience concerning file management systems in the Courts, the granting of resources to courts, legal aid and the more general aspect of reliability of judicial data.

Organisational chart of the system of justice