Government to introduce powers necessary to manage COVID-19 with decrees on use of powers under Emergency Powers Act
On Friday 5 March, the Government submitted a proposal to Parliament on introducing powers laid down in the Emergency Powers Act. The powers to be adopted through the decrees are related to directing the operations of healthcare and social welfare units and compliance with the time limits for non-urgent care. The Government would also adopt powers related to emergency communications and decisions on which authority has power in cases of ambiguity.
Entry restrictions imposed by Finland currently necessary to slow down spread of pandemic
Legislative proposal to Parliament: Third application round for business cost support in April to include sole entrepreneurs
President and Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discuss United States, China and Government’s Defence Report
Finland declares a state of emergency
The Programme of Prime Minister Sanna Marin's Government "Inclusive and competent Finland – a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable society" was submitted to Parliament in the form of a Government statement on 10 December 2019.
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On 10 December 2019, the President of the Republic appointed Prime Minister Sanna Marin’s Government, which is Finland’s 76th government. Marin’s Government is formed by the Social Democratic Party, the Centre Party, the Greens, the Left Alliance and the Swedish People's Party of Finland. The Government has 19 ministers.
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