People found guilty of serious offences may in future lose their Finnish citizenship

25.4.2019 11.54
The Nationality Act will be amended so that a person found guilty of certain serious offences may lose their Finnish citizenship. The Government submitted the amendments to the Act for approval on Thursday 25 April, and the President of the Republic is to approve the bill on Friday. The Act is scheduled to enter into force on 1 May 2019.

People found guilty of serious offences could in future lose their Finnish citizenship

5.12.2018 11.37
In future, people found guilty of certain serious offences could lose their Finnish citizenship. Such offences would include treason, high treason and offences against the vital interests of Finland committed with terrorist intent. The Government submitted a proposal to amend the Nationality Act to Parliament on 5 December.

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Amendments to clarify the Nationality Act circulated for comments

1.10.2021 13.22
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On 1 October, the Ministry of the Interior sent out for comments a draft government proposal to amend the Nationality Act. The aim of the amendments is to update and clarify the Act. The intention is not to make it easier or more difficult to acquire or lose citizenship.

Qualifications for military posts in the Border Guard for those with dual citizenship to be specified as of 1 July

1.7.2019 13.29
In future, appointments to military posts in the Border Guard will require candidates not to hold such citizenship of or other ties to a foreign country, as referred to in the Security Clearance Act, that could constitute a danger to the security of the State, general security, national defence or Finland’s international relations, or to the security of duty in the Border Guard.