Official documents

According to Article 9 the following documents are not copyright protected:

  1. Acts and regulations,
  2. other decisions, orders and documents which are published in accordance with act concerning the Statutes of Finland (188/200 and act concerning collection of orders of ministries and other authorities (189/2000),
  3. treaties and other documents containing international obligations,
  4. decisions and statements of authorities and other public institutions and
  5. translations of documents in 1-4 which authorities or other public institutions make or have made.

This does not cover autonomous works which are contained in the above mentioned documents.