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Finland has two independent supreme guardians of law: the Chancellor of Justice of the Government, appointed by the President of the Republic, and the Parliamentary Ombudsman elected by the Parliament.

Chancellor of Justice - Oikeuskanslerinvirasto

PL 20
FI-00023 Valtioneuvosto
Tel: +358 9 16001
Fax: +358 9 160 23975
Website: http://www.oikeuskansleri.fi

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Parliamentary Ombudsman - Eduskunnan oikeusasiamies

Arkadiankatu 3
FI-00102 Helsinki
Tel: +358 9 4321
Fax: +358 9 432 2268
Website: http://www.oikeusasiamies.fi

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Referendum and citizens’ initiative

After a constitutional amendment in March 2012 in Section 53, Finland adopted the “Referendum and citizens’ initiative” Law which allows citizens, entitled to vote, the right to submit a proposal to Parliament for a draft law or for a referendum.

Address of the Parliament:

Eduskunta, Parliament of Finland 
00102 HELSINKI
FINLAND

Visiting address: Mannerheimintie 30
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