FINDING COMPETENT COURTS
The search tool below will help you to identify court(s)/authority(ies) competent for a specific European legal instrument. Please note that although every effort has been made to ascertain the accuracy of the results, there may be some exceptional cases concerning the determination of competence that are not necessarily covered.
Article 14(2), first indent - Names and addresses of the competent receiving or transmitting authorities
Click on the below link to view all competent authorities related to this Article.
List of competent authorities
Article 14(2), second indent - Receiving and transmitting authorities' geographical areas of jurisdiction
The Ministry of Justice and the Legal Aid Offices are competent throughout Finland.
Article 14(2), third indent - Available methods of receiving applications
Applications may be delivered to the receiving authority in person or sent by post, fax or, under certain conditions, by e-mail (further information available from http://www.oikeus.fi/oikeusapu/fi/index.html
Article 14(2), fourth indent - Languages that may be used for completion of the application
The receiving authority will accept applications in Finnish, Swedish or English.
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