Paternity Law

Original Language Title: Isyyslaki

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This law is repealed by L:lla 13.1.2015/11, which is valid for the 1.1.2016.

In accordance with the decision of Parliament: Chapter 1 General provisions section 1 scope of application of the law of the child and his father, as well as establishing and strengthening of the relationship between the family relationship is in force, the provisions of this law.


section 2 (16.5.1980/351), a finding of Paternity on the basis of the marriage, the husband is the father of the child, when the child is born during the marriage. If the marriage is the death of a man discharged prior to the child's birth, is the husband of the child's father, when a child is born at a time after the dissolution of the marriage that the child could have been siitetyksi during the marriage. If the mother is before the child is born, gone to a new marriage, however, it is the latter's husband, the father of the child.


Article 3 of the Convention by a decision of the Court of Justice of such recognition, and when the man, who was not married to the child's birth with the mother of the child, wants to acknowledge the paternity of isyytensä, establishing the force, what is described in Chapter 3 and the recognition of paternity. (16.5.1980/351)
The Court must confirm that the man is the father of the child, if it is established that: 1) man has been the child's mother during the child's problem with sexual intercourse, and can be considered as true, that man has fathered a child; or 2) the man's sperm has been used by the child's mother in a language other than as referred to in article 3 (a), and can be considered as true, that the child is born.
(22 December 2006/1238)
Establishing paternity the is valid, what is provided for in Chapter 4. (22 December 2006/1238) 3 (a) of section (22 December 2006/1238) Fertility treatment that resulted from the child's father If the child's mother has been given the fertility treatments (1237/2006) referred to in article 1 of the infertility treatment and can be considered as true, that the child is born as a result of the treatment, the child's father is established with the agreement of the mother, who gave their consent to the treatment. If the treatment is given to the woman alone, the child's father is to lay down a man whose sperm has been used in the treatment of, if he has given of the law referred to in subsection 2 of section 16 of the consent of paternity. Then, when the child is born during the marriage or during the period referred to in article 2 of the law after the marriage due to the death of a man, a husband erupts, however, is the baby's father, as provided for in article 2.
The provisions of this Act to determine the fatherhood, repealing and shall also apply where the infertility treatment within the meaning of paragraph 1 has been issued.


section 4 (16.5.1980/351) the repeal of the paternity of the husband's paternity can be undone. As a result of the action, the Court may confirm that the husband or male, which is recognized by the isyytensä, not the child's father. The repeal of section 5 of the fatherhood.
Chapter 2, section 5, to determine the paternity of the engineer of the fatherhood to the paternity of the purpose of the investigation is to obtain such information, on the basis of which the paternity may be established. (16.5.1980/351)
How to determine paternity shall be as provided for in this chapter, if the child has not completed the fifteen years. How to determine the paternity of a child age provided for in section 43.


section 6 (4 December 2009/10) how to determine the paternity of the engineer, "the Chief Executive of the Paternity of the child's mother takes care of the lastenvalvoja. If the mother is dead, or he's not in Finland, the home base of the paternity of the child, how to determine which takes care of the lastenvalvoja, or, if the child is not here at the home base of the lastenvalvoja, in which the child, it is staying.
If a man wants to recognize the isyytensä and how to determine the fatherhood covered by any of the lastenvalvojalle referred to in paragraph 1, to determine the fatherhood will take care of the man's home in the lastenvalvoja.
If the paternity of the analysis is 1 and 2, how to determine the paternity of any of the lastenvalvojalle, not taking care of the city of Helsinki lastenvalvoja.


the clearing of the fatherhood of the negotiating article 7 Before the start of the paternity of the engineer is lastenvalvojan to be reserved to the mother the opportunity to participate in the clearing of the fatherhood Conference. Conference lastenvalvojan must be reported to the mother of the child's legal and economic effects of the fatherhood role. In addition, the mother shall be described in the measures to be taken, including information on lastenvalvojan, accompanied by the.
At the end of the Conference is lastenvalvojan ask the mother, whether or not the mother, the lastenvalvoja takes care of how to determine paternity.
The clearing of the fatherhood of the negotiation is to be put into action immediately after the lastenvalvoja has received the information from the birth of the child from the mother, a man who wants to recognize the isyytensä, or the controller.


the end of the Conference, the implementation of article 8 of the paternity of the engineer is lastenvalvojan to start and bring it to the end without undue delay. It has not been possible to put into action unless the Conference is to determine the lastenvalvojan to start, without delay, after he has 7 within the meaning of section received the information from the birth of the child.
Lastenvalvoja is not allowed to start or continue an investigation into paternity, contrary to the will of the mother, if the mother of the child is stated in writing lastenvalvojalle its opposition to fatherhood and the child is mother care or receiving treatment.
How to determine paternity, however, is to be provided, even if the mother has been opposed to establishing paternity, if the man, who claims to be the baby's father, has been recognized by isyytensä.
How to determine the fatherhood will begin even before the child is born, if a woman who is pregnant out of wedlock, upon request of the latter. It may, however, be completed and recognition the opportunity to book a man only after the birth of a child.


Article 9 of the information relies on lastenvalvojan for fatherhood, accompanied by the need to obtain the data necessary for the child's paternity from the mother, as well as from other people, who can provide information about the mystery.


section 10 (22 December 2006/1238) the mother's obligation to provide information about the paternity for a mom who wants to lastenvalvojan to ensure how to determine paternity, is obliged to provide truthful information in lastenvalvojalle all the facts necessary to establish paternity. The mother, in particular, shall communicate them to the men, with whom he has had sexual intercourse during your child's problem.


Article 11 of the Medical reports to obtain the opinion of a medical expert Lastenvalvojan the problem of the child must be acquired from the date of purchase, subject to its other studies, cannot be regarded as unnecessary.
Lastenvalvojan must subscribe to oikeusgeneettisestä the law on paternity investigation (378/2005) 1, paragraph oikeusgeneettinen, the mother of the child, and the affiliation of a man who may be the father of the child, if a man asks for research or if the lastenvalvoja otherwise deems it necessary. If the research can be used to impose the law to any other than the person referred to above where they consider it appropriate to do so, lastenvalvoja can be ordered from the author of the study. (3 June 2005/379)
Oikeusgeneettinen affiliation may be made only with the consent of the paternity during the reverse engineering process, from which the sample is to be taken. If the research is going to be done about the deceased, which is never given consent to research, the widow of the deceased, and the consent of the heirs must be obtained. (3 June 2005/379)
If the purpose of the research is to subscribe to the man or the mother of both of the parents, the other parent alone or in other sukulaisesta than a man's or the mother's parents, the research and the consent, if applicable, on the creation of a force of what oikeusgeneettisestä of the law on paternity research, 6, 7 and 9 and section 11 (1) of the Act provides. (3 June 2005/379) the allocation to § 12 of the recognition of the opportunity for a man to man the opportunity to recognise the Lastenvalvojan shall be reserved for the isyytensä, if lastenvalvoja is of the opinion that the man's paternity has been established.


section 13 of the suspension of the Social Welfare Board may settle the paternity of the lastenvalvojan presentation, decide that determine the paternity will be suspended, if it is obvious, that for the purposes of establishing paternity may not be available.
Lastenvalvojan is going to do next, as referred to in sub-section 1 when he was able to observe that the continuation of the investigation is apparently to be unproductive. Without prejudice to the earlier decision of the Social Welfare Board may impose, the examination must be continued, if the circumstances have changed in such a way that, for the purposes of establishing paternity is apparently available.


How to determine the fatherhood of article 14 of the Protocol shall be drawn up on how to determine the paternity of the Lastenvalvojan Protocol. The record shall identify all the information that is relevant to the mystery. The minutes shall, where appropriate, also, of information relating to matters which are of importance for the consolidation of maintenance.
Chapter 3, section 15, of the recognition of Paternity recognition of the adoption of the statement of a man who wants to recognize the isyytensä, will personally announce the lastenvalvojalle, henkikirjoittajalle or a public notary, he was the child's father. A notary becomes a member of the public service is provided for in the Act on the Finnish diplomatic service (651/63). Man, that the marriage to the father, acknowledges the engagement partner can also give recognition to the statement of vihkijälle.
Before the recognition of the importance of the recognition of the recipient's recognition of a man is to be clarified and legal implications.
A statement of recognition can be in a foreign State in accordance with the format and procedure also provides that, under the law of the said State must be respected. (8.4.1983/367)
Paternity cannot be recognised before the child is born or a child's death. (8.4.1983/367)

(L) on the 651/1963 is repealed L:lla ulkoasiainhallinnosta 1129/1977. See UlkoasiainhallintoL KonsulipalveluL 511/204/2000 and 1999, Chapter 10. See also: (A) the fixing of the fatherhood of the child's maintenance in section 6 and 7 of 673/1976.



section 16 of the approval of the child if the child is a full recognition of his own, will be accepted. The recognition of the person representing the child, if the child comes to accept Chapter 12, section 2, subsection 2, in Chapter 1, the President has the right to use the power of scrutiny.


16 (a) of section (16.5.1980/351) the approval If the mother and the husband of a child referred to in article 2, will be the recognition of the mother and the husband to accept.


section 17 of the guardian, and the child's mother's hearing When under guardianship is recognized by the isyytensä, he holhoojalleen to book as a result of the recognition of an opportunity to be heard. Guardian's hearing, however, it is not necessary, if the vajaavaltaisella is chapter 12, section 2, subsection 2, in Chapter 1, the right to exclusive use power matters relating to inspection by competent authorities.
If the child is under guardianship, the mother of the child, as well as a guardian of the minor child has the opportunity to be heard as a result of the recognition.


section 18 of the Consultation procedure Lastenvalvojan, which, in accordance with the first subparagraph of article 6, shall be to determine the fatherhood, should see to it that the guardian and the child's mother will be reserved for the opportunity to be heard as a result of the recognition. If a child, mother or husband must accept the recognition of the adoption of the lastenvalvojan be set aside for them, is an opportunity. (16.5.1980/351)
The hearing may submit and receive approval of the fact that, in accordance with paragraph 1 of article 15 may receive a statement of recognition. (16.5.1980/351)
The consultation and the procedure to be followed to receive the approval is otherwise valid, article 15 is provided for the recognition.


section 19 (16.5.1980/351) and the adoption of the form of the adoption of the recognition and it is a task which must be dated and duly signed. The document shall be signed by the recipient of the isyytensä recognised by the recognition. If a child, mother or husband must accept the recognition of the adoption of the recipient, and are also required to sign the document.


under section 20 (10 November 2006/959) of the entry into force of the recognition of when a man is recognized by the isyytensä, the lastenvalvojan, which according to article 6, to determine the fatherhood belongs to, without delay, send the documents relating to the recognition of, and how to determine the fatherhood of the Protocol to the registry office, which is under the jurisdiction of the matter. (December 2009/10)
The adoption of the recognition of the lastenvalvojan domain register Office. If the registry offices in order to improve the operation of or in order to promote balanced regional development is, however, necessary to move the adoption of the work with the other matters relating to the recognition of paternity in the registry office, the Ministry of finance, regulation is necessary in order to provide more detailed provisions in the local register offices, from which the power moves and it moves, as well as the criteria for the distribution of competences between the tasks of the host town clerks ' offices. (9 November 2007/1014)
The recognition is acceptable if: 1) such recognition is made, as provided for in articles 15 to 19;
2) and there is no reason to believe that a man is not the father of the child, isyytensä acknowledged.
Recognition of paternity has been established, when the man is section 15 (1) and (3) provided for the recognition of isyytensä and has been approved by the recognised the local register Office.


section 21 (on 8 November 2001/927) to correct the deficiencies If recognition has not taken place as provided for in articles 15 to 19, or if reports are incomplete, will be accompanied by the magistrate, if necessary, calls on lastenvalvojaa to ensure the correction of errors or omissions, to supplement the Protocol to determine paternity or to learn more about how to obtain the reports.
Chapter 4 section 22 of the affiliation proceedings (10 November 2006/959) a right of action in support of establishing paternity of the child has the right to take action.
The man has a right to do in support of establishing paternity on the recognition of the magistrate has not been approved by the third paragraph of article 20 of the reasons mentioned in paragraph 2. The action must be raised, within one year from the date on which the man has received the information from the magistrate's decision. The man does not have the right to take action, if the recognition referred to in article 2.


the exercise of rights of appeal under section 23 of the termination of the death of establishing paternity proceedings cannot be initiated instead of the trial to continue, if the child is dead.


section 24 (December 2009/10) using the power of the President in support of establishing paternity of the child in judicial proceedings relating to the powers of the President of the minor child may use it lastenvalvoja, which under this law has taken care of the how to determine paternity. Lastenvalvojalla does not have the power, if the authorities of the international jurisdiction is based on anything other than under section 48 1 or any of the grounds referred to in paragraph 2.
Establishing paternity proceedings of the minor child, along with the power of the President to receive the lastenvalvojan use of the child's custodian and the child over the age of 15, as provided for in Chapter 12 of the code itself.
The Court must be reserved an opportunity to be heard for each, which according to paragraph 1 or 2 shall be used for the child.


the representative of the President of the minor child pursuant to article 25 of invoked in support of establishing paternity may not be on behalf of the child to run, if a child object to the trial and the child has the right to use the power of the President of the court proceedings.
Establishing paternity on the 15 years younger, on behalf of the child cannot be run against the will of the mother, if the mother treated by, or in the child's, is opposed to a trial.


section 26 of the defendant in the indictment of Lastenvalvojan will be to raise in support of establishing paternity for men on the basis of the reverse engineering of the fatherhood, if there are reasonable grounds to believe that the man is the child's father. If the action is to run more against the men, it is them to be sued as defendants in the same trial.
If a man, which is provided for in article 15, announced that he was the baby's father, will, on the basis of article 22, to raise in support of establishing paternity mean action, an action referred to in subparagraph (1) to raise the children and each of the men.
The Court shall order the applicant to challenge as defendants all of them men, whose trial on the basis of the issues raised can be expected in the upcoming issue of the child's father.
If the defendant to challenge the man is dead, is his successor to be sued as defendants in the trial.
The challenge to the publication of the notification in the official journal of the impossible challenge, unless the judge or the District Court of the application by the President give this permission. The authorisation may be granted if the verification that the man apparently seeks to kostopol to avoid establishing paternity means fatherhood, or if the proceedings have been obtained to the extent of the evidence, that the start of the trial against the men, in accordance with the best interests of the child is to be considered.


How to determine the paternity of the article 27 of the Protocol service of the Lastenvalvojan is, when seeking the challenge of establishing paternity case to give to the judge to determine the fatherhood of the Protocol.
If someone other than the lastenvalvoja has asked a judge to order the lastenvalvoja challenge, is the deadline to submit the Protocol mentioned in paragraph 1, the Office of the clerk of the Court. At the same time, the judge must be notified, when the thing comes to the Court of Justice. If the paternity of the settlement has not yet been delivered, without delay, take care to determine the fatherhood, is lastenvalvojan as in Chapter 2 and article 43.
When giving the challenge of establishing paternity case is judge at the same time, a major challenge, that it is only for the employer as defendant has the man shall have a right of access to the minutes of the Court set up to determine the fatherhood of the Prime Minister's Office, as well as, on request, obtain a copy of that.


Article 28 of the law on the issue to determine the courts having jurisdiction in support of establishing paternity provides the code of Chapter 10. (13 March 2009/160)
The Court may refer the matter to be referred to in the second subparagraph (1), the Court, if it is mentioned in the case of reverse engineering, or otherwise, for a special reason and is to be considered inappropriate.
When the issue of paternity is pending before the Court under subsection 1 or 2, that is the second question, the Court must examine the paternity.


section 29 of the discontinuance and poissuljenta When establishing paternity against the men on the run more than one application, the applicant may withdraw the application in respect of a man, if man is not opposed to the withdrawal of the action and the Court of Justice after consultation with the other defendants to this consent.
If the action is driven more men on paternity, the Court may, before the final settlement of the question of paternity to reject the application in respect of one or more of the man's paternity on the basis of the investigation, if the oikeusgeneettisen is considered true, that the defendant may be the child's father. (3 June 2005/379)
The Court's decision referred to in paragraph 1 and 2 shall not be subject to appeal.


How to obtain the screen section 30 shall of its own motion the court order that all it needed in terms of the settlement which it considers to be necessary. To this end, the Court may also order the lastenvalvojan to supplement the Protocol drawn up to determine paternity.
The parties or their representatives shall not hear the truth about the insurance.


section 31 of the judgment on the legality of the regional court, accompanied by the judgment, in which the paternity has been established, in respect of the section will be accompanied by the final from the date on which the time-limit laid down for the notification of the bet came to an end, if an appeal has been notified regarding the establishment of paternity.
When the applicant or the defendant to the judgment of the regional court of the bet in which the paternity has been established, is a sports betting ilmoittaneelta the party please enquire whether the judgment with regard to the section of the mystery.


Article 32 right to the reimbursement of costs in support of establishing paternity case, the parties themselves bear the costs of the proceedings to them.
A party may, however, be ordered to pay the costs of the opposing party, if this is a very compelling reasons and the reimbursement of costs in relation to the parties to the economic conditions can be considered as reasonable.
What is the provision contained in paragraph 2, the representative of the party concerned, as well as applicable respectively to a person who is a party to the proceedings, worked as an Assistant.


section 33 processing of the appeal, If the complainant or respondent requests a change to the judgment of the Court of appeal to deal with fatherhood, is the question on everyone, for the parties to the full extent.
If it is appropriate to assume that the man, who is not a party to the father of the child, can be no question, is a man to be given an opportunity to be heard. If the man's paternity is in relation to section 26 (3) be considered it appropriate for the Court of appeal, is back to the District Court in the district as a whole and, at the same time, provide that a man is to be sued as a defendant.
Subject to the change in the application or an application for authorization to be left as soon as inadmissible or rejected or returned to the District Court to order an oral hearing or, in the absence before the Court to be delivered to the interrogation, the Court of appeal will require the other side as well as from all the County Court or the Court of appeal against the details in respect of which the claim is not in agreement with the Court of Justice cancelled or modified in accordance with article 29 of the rejected, the reply code, Chapter 30, section 24 (1) in the prescribed manner. At the same time, the Court of appeal will announce that the paternity issue is being investigated by all, for the parties to the full extent. (16.5.1980/351)
Referred to in paragraph 3, the answer is not, however, require the defendant, if this is to be regarded as manifestly inappropriate having regard to his. The Court of appeal can leave a response, or you may decide not to waive the hearing if the notification cannot be delivered to the relevant information.
Chapter 5 the repeal of section 34 of the fatherhood (22 December 2006/1238) the criteria for the annulment of the fatherhood of the court proceedings to be strengthened, that the husband is not the father of the child, as referred to in article 2, if it is established that the mother had sexual intercourse with another man or by the mother tongue has been used another man's sperm, and must be true, that the child is at the time which was conceived, or if the child's particular circumstance for all properties or otherwise, can be considered as true that man is not the father of the child.
If the child is which was conceived before marriage or spouses living separately from the broken, need to be confirmed by the Court of Justice, that the husband is not the father of the child, unless placed on the probability that the spouses have been with each other by sexual intercourse or that the man's sperm has been used in the first subparagraph of article 3(2) of the measure referred to in paragraph 2, during the child's problem.
In contrast to the 1 and (2), the mystery is not, however, be rebutted if the child is born in 3 (a) as a result of fertility treatment as referred to in article and the husband had given his consent to the treatment.
The husband's paternity has been revoked, while the other man is a 15 in the article recognised the isyytensä and register Office has approved the recognition.


35 section a right of action for annulment may be brought the paternity of the husband, mother or child.
The husband and the mother has to be put into action within two years of the date of birth of the child. (3 June 2005/379)
If your husband or mother has been a legal impediment to the marriage, or he looks like the rest of the very cogent, which is why the action is not brought, can he get the date of the application is still spending the time limit laid down in paragraph 2.
A married man has a right to bring an action, if he, after getting to know another man to have sexual intercourse with the mother or another man's sperm was used by the child of the mother after the birth of a child, is the problem of writing to explain the child as their own. (22 December 2006/1238) section 36 of the husband the right to the owners of the right of Action If the husband has died, without losing the right to bring, is brought to life by any of them, as well as any person who, in addition to the child or the child's nearest heir, after the man's right to bring an action within one year of the man's death or, if he still would have been entitled to a longer period, within that period. If a man have lived permanently with the child, not the spouse or heir, however, lost its application earlier than one year after the date on which, as a requirement, which is based on the fact that the man is the child's father.


section 37 of the right to bring an action for the annulment of the termination of the death of Paternity proceedings cannot be initiated, if the child is dead, nor when, as well as the husband of the mother are dead.


each of the parties to the proceedings article 38, in addition to the applicant under section 35 and 36 of the right.


39 section on their behalf for consultation If the paternity of the annulment of the proceedings on the basis of the points raised there are reasonable grounds to believe that a man who is not a party to, is the baby's father, it is for the Court to set aside for him an opportunity to be heard, if the call can be given to them.


section 40 (13 March 2009/160) the right to place the question of jurisdiction in the case provided for in the code of the paternity of the repeal of Chapter 10.


Article 41 procedure for the annulment of the trial on Fatherhood is the appropriate point valid, article 26 and article 30 of the code.


Article 42 (16.5.1980/351) the repeal of the repeal of a recognized paternity of a recognised fatherhood may isyytensä recognised the man or the mother or the child. The man and the mother has to be put into action within two years after the recognition of paternity has been established. (3 June 2005/379)
Action for annulment of a recognised fatherhood is the most appropriate point in place, what section 34 (1) and (3), 35 (4) of article 3 and of article 36 to 41. (22 December 2006/1238) Chapter 6 miscellaneous provisions article 43 to determine the paternity of the child's age if the man is in the sequence provided for in article 15, recognized by the isyytensä and the child has completed the fifteen years, will be lastenvalvojan to take care of how to determine the fatherhood, as section 6 of the Act, under section 8, 9, 11, 13 and 14 of section is provided.
Before the start of the paternity of the engineer is lastenvalvojan reserved for the child the opportunity to participate in the Conference, in accordance with the appropriate points in the paternity settlement what is laid down in article 7.
The paternity of the detection is not provided, if the child, in accordance with article 16, which must agree to recognition of paternity, has announced its opposition.


44 section (24.7.1998/568) to take the opinion of fatherhood deciphering if the mother is a mystery, in explaining the intentionally given lastenvalvojalle to take the statement, or in the case referred to in article 10, without a legal reason to encrypt something that his tietensä shed some light on the matter, and it would be a statement or concealment has contributed to the fact that paternity is wrongly fixed, he is to be condemned, as provided by law, unless a more severe penalty in the rest of the work, like to take the opportunity to identify a fine statement of fatherhood.


45 section (on 8 November 2001/927) restrictions on the Recognition of the appeal to the magistrate's decision on adoption of the.


Article 46 (on 8 November 2001/927), the form of order seeking annulment of the urgency of establishing paternity or things shall, in all courts to be dealt with as a matter of urgency. The same applies to the adoption of the recognition of the local register Office.
Chapter 7 (December 2009/1016) international law relating to the provisions of 47 within the section (December 2009/1016) pursuant to the laws of Paternity determination of Paternity immediately under the law is determined by the immediately according to Finnish law, if: 1 the time of the birth of a child is the child's mother) of the place of residence in Finland; the mother of the child is not the child's) or (2) at the time of birth have a place of residence in any State, and he is staying at the time in Finland or is here for an asylum seeker.
If the law is not excluded from the scope of the law, paternity leave is determined according to the law of the State in the immediate, that is to be applied in the Member State in which the mother of the child of the child: 1) at the time of birth is a place of residence; or the mother of the child at the time of birth) is staying in, or is an asylum seeker, if the mother is not at that time, no residence in any State.
However, if the child is at the time of birth, taking into account all relevant facts more closely connected with another country other than the country whose law would be applicable under paragraph 1 or 2, the determination of paternity under the law of that State shall apply immediately to the applicable law.
If paternity leave after the birth of the child, a well established relationship other than the 1 – 3 in the case referred to in subparagraph State into conformity with the applicable law and the child has a close link with that State, under the law applicable to the determination of fatherhood immediately 1-by way of derogation from article 3 of the law applicable in that State.


Article 48 (December 2009/1016) the Finnish authorities the international jurisdiction of the Finnish authorities are the competent authorities on the issue of obviousness, if: 1) the child is habitually resident;
2) the child is not habitually resident in any State, but he is staying in Finland or is here an asylum seeker;
3) the defendant, or, in at least one of them is or was the last before his death in Finland has his habitual residence;
4) the defendant has no residence in any State, but he is staying in, or the last time before his death, resident in Finland or is here an asylum seeker; or 5) child or man is the last before his death, was a Finnish citizen and cannot be solved in a foreign State in which the child is habitually resident and the resolution or the man in Finland, there is a special reason.
On the issue of the recognition of paternity and the Finnish authorities are in addition to, what provides competent, if a man wants to recognize isyytensä and: 1) the man is a resident; or 2) the man has no residence in any State, but he is staying in Finland or is here for an asylum seeker.


Article 49 (December 2009/1016) in a foreign State that is currently pending before the authority of a foreign State, if the effect is pending the issue of paternity and it is apparent that give rise to proceedings before a court decision is recognised in Finland, the Finnish authority shall suspend the proceedings to have been the same, here, in the later case, until it is resolved, whether in a foreign State, in respect of the decision here.
The Finnish authority may, however, be without interrupting the proceedings or resume the suspended the proceedings, if it is demonstrated that the solution to getting otherwise unreasonably delays.


section 50 (4 December 2009/10) on the issue of the law applicable to the Mystery are governed by Finnish law, subject to section 47.


section 51 (December 2009/1016) in a foreign State Of a foreign State, in respect of the decision on the recognition of the decision, which is in force in the State, recognized in Finland, without confirmation.
The decision does not, however, be recognized in a foreign State, if: 1) the issuing authority of a foreign State is not based on anyone's Party, the location of the registered office, the place of residence or citizenship, or any other kind of interface, which, taking into account the authority it would have been a legitimate reason to take the issue on board;
2) decision was given against the document which instituted the proceedings or with an equivalent document in default was not served with the document in sufficient time and in such a way that he would have been able to present his or her case;
3) decision is inconsistent with the decision of Finland on the mystery, which from the date of the decision, which ended before the abroad;
4) decision is contrary to the one in a foreign State with the previous decision on the recognition of paternity, which in Finland; or 5) decision is contrary to the public policy of Finland.
And (2) a decision, which shall be considered the decision of the Court of Justice and other authorities, as well as the strengthening of a legal act or registration, if the relationship between the child and the man is considered such a measure as a result of the paternity or paternity of the relationship, it is considered such a measure due to be hung in the State in which the registration or any other measures have been carried out.


Article 52 (December 2009/1016) in a foreign State, on the adoption of the Helsinki Court of appeal may, on application to confirm whether the foreign State of fatherhood in Finland.
The issue of the Court of appeal is set aside for the child, the father, the mother or someone else the opportunity to be heard, if the consultation is necessary in order to clarify the issue and the whereabouts of the person to be heard and is readily determinable.


Article 53 (December 2009/1016), the provisions of this chapter shall apply only to subsidiarity, and the recognition of paternity if the Nordic solutions (352/1980).


Article 54 (December 2009/1016) non-compliance with the criteria of the Finnish legal system a provision of foreign law must be disregarded if its application would lead to a result contrary to public policy in Finland.

The change of the date of entry into force and the application of the acts: 16.5.1980/351: this law shall enter into force on 1 July 1980.




8.4.1983/367: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 1984.
THEY are 225/82, lvk. Mrs. 11/82, svk. Mrs. 272/82 24.7.1998/568: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 1999.
THEY'RE 6/1997, THEY LaVM 3/117/1997, 1998/2, 1998, SuVM, EV 60/1998 on the issue of/927: this law shall enter into force on 1 March 2003.
Before the Court at the time of entry into force of this Act, pending at the time of entry into force of this Act applies.
THEY'RE 79/2002, LaVM 17/2002, 3 June 2005, 126/2002/379 EV: this law shall enter into force on 1 October 2005.
If the child is born before the law comes into effect, or the paternity of the reversal of the time-limit laid down for bringing not expired prior to the entry into force of the law, the husband and the mother's right to take action for annulment of the fatherhood is determined by the date of entry into force of the law in force in accordance with article 35. The annulment of the proceedings on paternity, however, must not be brought after the expiry of the two-year period after the entry into force of the law.
If paternity is established before the entry into force of the laws of the recognition and the paternity of the reversal of the time-limit laid down for bringing not expired prior to the entry into force of the law, the right of a man and the mother isyytensä admitted no wrongdoing and get the action for annulment of the fatherhood is determined by the law in force at the time of entry into force in accordance with article 42. The annulment of the proceedings on paternity, however, must not be brought after the expiry of the two-year period after the entry into force of the law.
THEY LaVM 56/2004, (EC) No 1/2005, EV 27/2005 10 November 2006/959: this law shall enter into force on 1 March 2007.
Before the entry into force of the law can be used to take the measures needed to implement the law.
THEY 229/2005 16/2006, EV, HaVM 118/2006 of 22 December 2006 onwards/1238: this law shall enter into force on 1 September 2007 and will apply to children who are born in the paternity law has entered into force.
THEY SuVM 1/3/2006, 2006, 2006, EV LaVM 12/122/2006 9 November 2007/1009: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2008.
Before the entry into force of this law may be to take the measures needed to implement it.
THEY'RE 56/2007, 5/2007, HaVM EV 51/2007 of 13 March 2009/160: this law shall enter into force on 1 September 2009.
Before the date of the entry into force of the laws which have been in force at the time of entry into force of the law applies.
70/2008 16/2008, LaVM, EV 5/2009 December 2009/10: this law shall enter into force on 1 February 2010.
This law shall be applied, even if the child is born before the entry into force of this law.
This law shall be without prejudice to the powers of the international authorities, in cases where the child is born before the entry into force of this law.
THEY LaVM 14/104/2009, 2009, EV 165/2009