Activities of the caretaker government

Prime Minister Juha Sipilä submitted a request for his Government’s resignation on Friday 8 March. The President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö accepted the request but asked Sipilä’s Government to continue in a caretaker capacity. On this website, you will find questions and answers to explain the situation.

Statement of the Office of the Chancellor of Justice on the competences of the caretaker government 15 March 2019 (in Finnish)
Statement of the Office of the Chancellor of Justice on the role of the caretaker government 5 March 2019 (in Finnish)

Questions and answers about the role of the caretaker government