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Name: Language Act (No. 423 of 2003).
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2003
Entry into force:
ISN: FIN-2003-L-69099
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Ministry of Justice, Finlex, Finland (consulted on 2006-06-21)
Abstract/Citation: Establishes that national languages of Finland are Finnish and Swedish. Provides for constitutional right of every person to use his or her own language, either Finnish or Swedish, before courts and other authorities.
Amending text(s):

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