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Constitution of Finland


Section 1 The Constitution (...) The constitution of Finland is established in this constitutional act. The constitution shall guarantee the inviolability of human dignity and the freedom and rights of the individual and promote justice in society. (...). Section 7 The right to life, personal liberty and integrity (...) No one shall be sentenced to death, tortured or otherwise treated in a manner violating human dignity (...) Section 9 Freedom of movement (...) The right of foreigners to enter Finland and to remain in the country is regulated by an Act. A foreigner shall not be deported, extradited or returned to another country, if in consequence he or she is in danger of a death sentence, torture or other treatment violating human dignity. Section 19 The right to social security (...) Those who cannot obtain the means necessary for a life of dignity have the right to receive indispensable subsistence and care. (...)