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A. I. Virtasen aukio 1 (P.O. Box 55)
Department of Chemistry
FI-00014 University of Helsinki
tel. +358 9 191 50443
fax +358 9 191 50437
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The Finnish law concerning the CWC (346/1997 and 348/1997) entered into force the same time as the CWC (29 April 1997). The updates are from the years 2007 and 2010 (485/2007; 902/2010, 928/2010)

Unofficial translate of the Finnish legislation related to the Convention on Chemical Weapons are found in pdf-format (update in 11/05) and from FINLEX (update in 2010).

Unofficial translation of The Penal Code of Finland is found in FINLEX database (pdf-format).

legislationTranslation of Finnish legislation are found in FINLEX database.

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