Finland's central authority is the oikeusministeriö/justitieministeriet (Ministry of Justice).
Its contact details are:
Unit for International Judicial Administration
tel: 358-9-1606 7628
fax: 358-9-1606 7524
Kansaneläkeläitos/Folkpensionsanstalten, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (KELA) has been designated as a public body under article 51(3) by Finland.
When Kansaneläkelaitos has awarded maintenance to an individual entitled to it, it may perform the following central authority functions:
• apply for recognition or recognition and declaration of enforceability of a decision under Article 56(1) (a);
• apply for enforcement of a decision given or recognised in the requested Member State under Article 56(1) (b);
• make a request for specific measures under Article 53(1).
The contact details of Kansaneläkelaitos are: