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Unconditional imprisonment is deemed to be convertible to community service if it is at most eight months long and it has not been passed for the following offences: refusing military service (1438/2007), refusing civil military service (1446/2007), and a civil military service offence (1446/2007).

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Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus