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Finland: Information on the status conferred once a refugee claim has been approved

Publisher Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 June 1993
Citation / Document Symbol FIN14165
Cite as Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Finland: Information on the status conferred once a refugee claim has been approved, 1 June 1993, FIN14165, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6abe060.html [accessed 24 April 2014]
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Please find attached a copy of the Aliens' Act of Finland, which was assed in Helsinki on 22 February 1991. According to the Embassy of Finland in Ottawa, the act is currently in effect (10 June 1993). The act defines the legal status of aliens in Finland; an "alien" is defined in the first article of the act as being any person who is not a citizen of Finland, including refugees. The act provides information specific to the legal status of refugees in Finland.

Additional and/or corroborating information on the requested subject is currently unavailable to the DIRB.

References

Embassy of Finland, Ottawa. 10 June 1993. Telephone Interview with Representative.

Finland. Aliens' Act. 22 February 1991.

Attachments

Finland. Aliens' Act. 22 February 1991.

Finland. Ministry for Foreign Affairs. August 1991. Finnish Features. Helsinki: The Finnish Government Government Printing Centre.

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