Lost Property Law

Original Language Title: Löytötavaralaki

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Read the untranslated law here: http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/ajantasa/1988/19880778

In accordance with the decision of Parliament provides for the scope of the law: Chapter 1 article 1 General provision this law relates to the discovery of the goods recovered in admission and treatment.
The law does not apply to: 1) to the object, the owner is apparently abandoned;
2);
3) vehicle regulation (233/82), as defined in the registration of vehicles and equipment; and 4) aviation law (595/64) according to the registration of the aircraft.
Vehicle 233/1982 is repealed A vehicle's structure and equipment 1256/1992, see AjoneuvoL 1090/2002, section 3. IlmailuL 595/1964, repealed by L:lla 281/1995, see Section 2 of the IlmailuL 864/2014.

section 2 of the Goods, which finds the discoveries have provided for separately is provided separately: 1) muinaismuistolaissa (295/63) muinaismuistoesineet and referred to in other articles;
2) uitosta water left in the wood, which is provided for in the water law (264/61);
3) Sea (167/39), shipwrecked persons, or the risk of the goods on board the vessels or saving, which runs the rescue, the premium; and 4) space objects, which is provided for in the space saving and restoring of pilots, as well as the return of space objects (616/70).
And white sands 264/61 is repealed by VesiL:lla 587/2011. Meril 167/39 is repealed MeriL:lla 674/1994.

section 3 (9.11.2001/966) low-lost and found Vähäarvoisena is considered as the discovery of the stuff that the monetary value of the products does not exceed 20 euros and which does not appear to have been the owner of the particular usage, emotional or personal value. The discovery of the low-value goods, those goods shall be subject (5), (6) and section 26 of the regulations.
The amount of money provided for in subparagraph (1) above can be used to check the value of the change in government regulation of money.
Chapter 2 seizure of goods under section 4 of the Notification of the discovery and the discovery of the obligation to take the goods recovered (the Finder), shall, without undue delay, notify the owner of the discovery or provide lost property to the police. The acquisition or possession of the property, which is prohibited or requires the authority of a permit shall, without delay, submit to the police.
If the discovery of the stuff may not be without risk or hankaluudetta transport, it does not have to be delivered to the police. Such a discovery on the admission of the goods recovered shall notify the police.
If the discovery option, it is not appropriate to transport the rest of the goods, the person who found the police to justify maintaining the discovery stuff.

section 5 of the Department of lost and found, a discovery that is capturing the disclosure of a public transport vehicle or rail or bus station, or any other similar traffic location or business apartment, Office, Office, workplace, school, hospital, theater, sports hall or apartment, must be handed over to the staff of the institution concerned or the lost property Office (body drop).
What is laid down in paragraph 1 shall also apply to the outside of a particular place or at a public event on the luvanvaraisessa discovery.

section 6 of the indication of the goods in favour of the discovery of the trivial if the discovery of the goods recovered, that has taken place elsewhere than in the establishment referred to in article 5, is the person who found the owner, if known, the person who notified. The owner of the goods in favour of the discovery, which is not vaikeudetta can be, not the discoverer of the keep.
Chapter 3 the preservation of the goods, paragraph 7, of the discovery of the discovery of the management of the goods must be kept and a discovery of the stuff.

section 8 of the Department of conservation is to retrieve the Discovery Discovery if the owner of the stuff in the establishment referred to in article 5 and the Department of lost and found Office, the institution shall be no later than two weeks after the discovery of how to submit other than the value of the recovered goods to the police. The acquisition or possession of the property, which is prohibited or requires the authority of a permit shall be submitted immediately to the police.
Schools and other educational institutions, as well as sports halls as well as found objects, which seem to belong to these institutions to frequent visitors, can be kept in the relevant institutions, however, provided for in subparagraph (1) longer, up to six months from the date of their capture.
If the discovery is obviously valuable, or its owner, otherwise, of particular importance, the institution shall, without delay, inform the owner of the discovery, if this is known, and in any other case, to the police.

the sale of the goods under section 9, the discovery of the lost and found Office, as well as the police and the police with the permission of the institution referred to in article 5 and the discoverer of the receiving of the goods sold during the period of the discovery if it could easily deteriorate or depreciate in value, or the value of the goods if the goods compared to the treatment is expensive.
The supplier shall be entitled to deduct from the cost of the sale from the sale of the purchase price. The funds received from the sale of the otherwise subject to, respectively, what the discovery of the goods is provided.
Chapter 4 reward and the person who found the right to reimbursement, section 10 of the discovery award, and the owner has the right to compensation of the costs to get the lost property back if he pays for the Finder of the reward and will replace the discovery caused by the necessary and reasonable costs. The discovery of the amount of the premium provided for in the regulation.
The discovery of the premium is not made in the institution referred to in section 5 of the discovery.
Police, customs and other law-enforcement or inspection activities for the discovery is not made the discovery.

the cost of the article 11 of the Service Owner has a duty to the police and lost property Office on the retention of the goods incurred by the compensation of the Management Board and the discovery of other common costs as the regulation provides for the transport of goods, as well as to compensate for the discovery of the specific assessment of the costs incurred for the care and storage of,, reasonable costs.
The decision on the imposition of compensation may not be appealed.

Article 12 of the order for payment procedure, should they so desire, submit to the police is the person who found this by the indication of the address of the owner by the Finder of a reward and compensation costs, as well as article 17 of the said part of the selling price.

section 13 of the reward, and the transition to the State If the Finder of a future reward and compensation is not löytäjästä on the reason, been delivered to the Finder and the discoverer of myself have not taken care of their pick up within six months of the discovery of the supply of goods, the police, the premium and the compensation are transferred to the State.
The time-limit laid down in paragraph 1, the start of section 16 of the case referred to in paragraph 2, after the police have announced the discovery of the destruction of the goods, or the Finder of confiscation pronounced.
Chapter 5 the discovery of the ownership of the goods, the transition from section 14 of the ownership of the transition to the Finder if the owner does not get discovery stuff within three months of the submission of the police or of the discoverer has been given permission to keep the discovery of the owner of the goods or has announced the discovery, the discovery of the transfer of ownership of the goods with the Finder, unless otherwise provided for below.

Article 15 of the Body's discovery, and the meaning of the third paragraph of article 10 of the discovery if the owner does not get body discovery, or referred to in the third paragraph of article 10, the discovery of the stuff within three months of their submission to the police or to the lost and found Office, their ownership is transferred to the State or that the lost property Office of keeper of the discovery of the stuff.

section 16 of the discovery of the lost property If the goods are Seized, seized the juge des Libertés law (806/2011), and the owner of the object to retrieve the seized object within three months of the date when the police has announced that she will be able to retrieve the object of seizure after the annulment of a transfer of ownership, of the object in the Finder. If the owner is not known, shall apply as the article 23 of Chapter 7 of the law is provided for. The discovery of the goods seized in the normal course of events ownership shall pass the Finder shall, without delay, notify the person who comes along. (July 22, 2011/860)
If the goods are seized and confiscated under the law have been the discovery of the destroyed or declared state of confiscation, the Finder of a future reward and cost reimbursement by the State. The discovery of the premium does not, however, made the acquisition or possession of the property, which is prohibited.

section 17 of the bicycle and moped the discoverer of ownership it finds to the bicycle and moped. Bicycles and mopeds, which the owner is not collected, sold at auction. Löytäjällä has the right to receive one third of the selling price of the object.

section 18 of the other property, to which the Finder does not receive title to the discoverer of ownership: 1) documents, which can be amortised and which the owner is not known;
2) medicinal products;
3) keys, and certificates of authorization, debit and credit cards, as well as the rest of the similar property; and 4) for the purpose of acquiring or the holding of property, which is required for the authorisation, subject to the löytäjällä 's no such permission.
The first sentence of section 1 – the owner of the property referred to in paragraph 3, which is not collected within the period laid down in article 14, and that could not be delivered to the other for possession of the property to a legitimate, must be disposed of.

section 19 of the Finder to have moved to the discovery of the delivery of the goods to him to lean over the discovery of the discoverer of the completion of the May 11 in accordance with the article. Found money is for you, should they so desire, submit to the Finder that the indication of the address.

section 20 of the State transition


If the Finder is not collected by the discovery of the stuff from the police within three months of the transition of ownership of the goods to him, the discovery of the ownership is transferred to the State. What we have here is provided, also applies to the Finder to the record of the found money, if it does not exist in the löytäjästä on the reason, been delivered to the Finder and myself have not retrieved it within that period.
Chapter 6 of the lost property offices section 21 (22 December 2009/1397) in charge of the lost property office is to be in charge of, which is obliged to see to it that the lost property office is considered legally.
The operator responsible must be of legal age and a reliable person who is not bankrupt and that action has not been limited. The corresponding operators are considered to be a reliable, if he is not a final judgment over the last five years, sentenced to imprisonment or a fine penalty during the last three years for the crime, which can be regarded as a manifestly inappropriate to match it to her. Similar to the practitioner does not, however, be deemed to be reliable, if he is otherwise an earlier action to match it is shown that it is manifestly inappropriate.

21 (a) of section (22 December 2009/1397) the conditions governing the granting of the authorization of the Management Board of the Agency shall be granted the applicant the licensing area of the lost property office in the marketing of the goods referred to in article 5 of the discovery for the treatment, if: 1) the applicant shall have the right to engage in business in Finland;
2) the applicant is not bankrupt and if the applicant is a natural person, he is of age and his kelpoisuuttaan not limited;
3 the applicant has indicated in his/her application, the corresponding operator) which fills in section 21 of the conditions laid down in paragraph 2.

section 22 (10/06/2011/633), the discovery of the delivery of the goods to the police lost and found Office submitted to the police or the immigration service certificate issued by a person or property, by obtaining or possession is prohibited or requires the authority of a permit shall be submitted immediately to the police.

the reduction in compensation pursuant to article 23 of the Service and the failure to be recovered at the lost property office is, as the licensing decision is imposed, the right to compensation referred to in article 11 of the smaller or not at all provided for in the said compensation still to be recovered.

section 24 (10/06/2011/633), the discovery of disposal of the goods lost and found Office is to be disposed of under section 18 of the property referred to in paragraph 1 to 3 as provided for in the said paragraph (2). The duty does not, however, apply to the eradication of the police or the immigration service granted by the person or the approval certificate.

section 25 (22 December 2009/1397) Control and the right of access to the Area of the management of the supervisory authority, the Agency monitors the lost property offices.
Lost property office, at the request of the regional government is notwithstanding the Agency documents and information necessary for the supervision.
Regional State administrative agency has the right to be on the implementation of the law on the fine (672/2002) the register referred to in section 46 of the fine details that are necessary to establish the reliability of the corresponding operator. The right of access to information specifically provided for in the criminal register.

25 (a) of section (22 December 2009/1397) To the means of the regional government agency shall prohibit the keeping of lost property lost property office, if the Office is considered a breach of this Act without permission. The ban may be, if there is a particular reason for this, in the service of such activities, to the target, or any other, which is working on his behalf.
If the lost and found Office or the person in charge of the neglect of this law, the obligation resulting from the regional State administrative agency may invite the lost property offices to meet the requirement within a time limit or other similar nurses. If the failures are serious or if they recur, on the invitation of the regional administration, despite agency may prohibit in whole or in part, the amount of the Agency for a maximum of six months.
Regional State administrative agency may make the prohibition referred to in this article or letter was the purpose of the periodic penalty payment. The prohibition referred to in paragraph 1 above must be stepped up the threat of a fine, unless it's for a special reason, not unnecessary. The threat of the fine is otherwise valid, what penalty the law (1113/1990).

25 (b) of section (22 December 2009/1397) withdrawal of the regional government, the Agency shall withdraw the authorisation, if the lost and found Office: 1) to the lost property Office has stopped working;
2) provided for by article 21 (a) the conditions under which the licence was granted are no longer fulfilled;
3) lost and found Office no longer has a function which satisfies the section 21 of the conditions laid down in paragraph 2, and lost and found Office not within the time limit set in the invitation to the regional agency announced a new similar caregivers; or 4) lost and found Office or equivalent to the operator in the event of serious or repeated failures in the operation and lost property Office has already set a temporary ban.
Chapter 7 miscellaneous provisions article 26 (24.8.1990/774) and the loss of rights If the discoverer fails to comply with the notification of the delivery of the goods, or what the discovery is the first, or if he secretly discovery, when the owner or any other entitled to it, or if he asks it to grab without legal rights, they will lose all their rights based on the discovery.
The penalty for the discovery of the theft of the goods is provided for in the Penal Code, Chapter 28, section 4, subsection 2 of section 5 and 6.

the owner of the article that should be compared to 27 people What this law is provided for by the owner of the goods shall be subject to the discovery of a fact which is a deposit, on the basis of the use-or another right in respect of the right to trade and gain control over it.

for the purposes of section 28 of the Act, the competent police Police officers the police district, in the territory of which the property is found.
Löytäjällä has the right to a second police officer in the District through the discovery or the supplies lost property lost property to the police in the place of employment.

section 29 of the Disputes in the discovery of the premium and the cost of replacing the discovery premium and section 10 of the reimbursement of the difference referred to in paragraph 1 may be placed on the Court. The police has the right to deny the discovery of stuff to its owner before the matter is the final decision of the Court.

section 30 (24.8.1990/774) in the context of the armed forces belonging to the armed forces of Finland or the rest of the country, apparently finding and rescuing of property belonging to the Centre of this law provide for separately. Such a discovery of the goods without notification and without your being cheated out of their haltuunottamiseen, as well as to encrypt it and shall apply by analogy to what is provided for in article 26.

Article 31 of the Discovery flight-in the event of an accident When the invention arises from a contact-an accident is to be used, what the civil aviation law (595/64) is provided for in article 61.
IlmailuL 595/64 is repealed by L:lla 281/1995. See IlmailuL, section 123 864/2014.

the more specific provisions of article 32 of the regulation for the implementation of this Act, the authority is given.

Article 33 entry into force this law shall enter into force on 1 January 1989.
Before the entry into force of this law may be to take the measures needed to implement the law.

Article 34 repeal this Act is hereby repealed on 19 November 1943, of lost property Act (893/43), as amended, as well as maihinajautumisesta and subsequently the ship discovery, the regulation of 21 December 1979 (930/79). On the basis of the annulled law to the armed forces to find the goods and save the regulation of 21 January 1983 (84/83), however, remain in force.

Transitional provision in section 35 of this law shall apply to the discoveries that are made after the entry into force of the law.
The discovery of the processing of the goods lost and found Office, the marketing of which has been granted a permit before the entry into force of this law, or it is not in the required permit, which is valid in accordance with the provisions of this Act or a regulation adopted pursuant thereto. This kind of lost property Office for a permit in accordance with this law shall be requested within six months from the date of entry into force of this law, the risk of a permit in accordance with the laws of the earlier lapse or action, that has not been subject to an end without the end of the period. THEY 29/88, lvk. Mrs. 6/88, svk. Mrs. 48/88 acts entry into force and application in time: 24.8.1990/774: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 1991.
THEY'RE 66/88, lvk. Mrs. 6/90, svk. Mrs. 56/90, with effect/966: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2002.
THEY'RE 103/2001 LaVM 19/2001, 26 June 2009/119/2001 EV 460: this law shall enter into force on 29 June 2009.
Before the entry into force of this law may be to take the measures needed to implement it.
THEY'RE 234/2008, HaVM 9/2009, 22 December 2009/97/2009 EV 1397: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2010.
Which at the date of entry into force of the laws of the lost and found office prior to the entry into force of the law to keep the entry on the basis of a licence granted in accordance with the authorization, may continue to apply for a new permit.
Before the entry into force of the law can be used to take the measures needed to implement the law.
THEY 161/2009, HaVM 18/2009, EV 205/2009 10/06/2011/633: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2012.
THEY HaVM 39/104/2010, 2010, EV 362/2010 July 22, 2011/860: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2014.
THEY LaVM 44/222/2010, 2010, EV 374/2010