Legal Register Centre

The Legal Register Centre

The Legal Register Centre is an agency in the administrative sector of the Ministry of Justice whose function is:

1) to act as the controller for information systems and registers in the administration sector of the Ministry of Justice as well as to convey information reported by authorities in the administration sector to other authorities;

2) to be responsible for enforcement tasks relating to fines, forfeitures, payments and claims as well as to be heard on behalf of the State in these duties;

3) to be responsible for maintaining registers used for research purposes under the mandate of a unit in the administrative sector of the Ministry of Justice as well as for duties related thereto;

4) to be responsible for maintaining and developing information systems in the administrative sector of the Ministry of Justice in cooperation with agencies in the administrative sector as agreed in service agreements.

The Legal Register Centre provides the necessary services itself or procures them from other service providers.

Act on the Legal Register Centre (625/2012)