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Original name: Uskonnonvapauslaki
Name: Freedom of Religion Act (453/2003).
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2003-06-06
Entry into force:
Published on: Finlands Författningssamling, 2003-06-13, No. 453, pp. 2083-2090, ISSN: 0787-3182
ISN: FIN-2003-L-64997
Bibliography: Finlands Författningssamling, 2003-06-13, No. 453, pp. 2083-2090, ISSN: 0787-3182
Extracts of Act in English Extracts of Act in English National Board of Patents and Registration, Finland PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-03-21)
Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish FINLEX, Ministry of Justice, Finland PDF in Finnish [as amended] PDF in Finnish [as amended] (consulted on 2011-03-21)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 34 sections covering, inter alia, general provisions (such as objectives, definitions, membership in religious organisations), registration of religious organisations (procedures, membership, board, duties of members, registration and legal effects thereof, information to be included upon registration, dissolution and applicability of company rules) and miscellaneous. Repeals Act (No. 267 of 1922) on the same subject.

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