Parliament of Finland

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The Parliament of Finland (Finnish: Suomen eduskunta, Swedish: Finlands riksdag) is the unicameral supreme legislature of Finland. It was founded on 9 May 1906.[1] It works with the Constitution of Finland. The power is vested in the Parliament.[2] The Parliament is made up of 200 members, 199 of whom are elected every four years. In addition, there is one member from Åland.

Legislation may start by either the Government or one of the members of Parliament.

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  1. "Eduskunnan historia". Retrieved 2018-01-02.
  2. Constitution of Finland (PDF). 1999. p. 1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2020-06-12. Retrieved 2019-07-24.