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Concepts and definitions

Case processing time

Case processing time refers to the time elapsed until the case has been processed. The time is counted from the day the case was filed to the day of the decision.

Legal aid

Legal aid gives individuals the possibility to obtain assistance for legal matters fully or partially at the expense of the state. Legal aid covers all legal matters.

Legal aid provided by the Legal Aid Office

Legal aid provided by the Legal Aid Office refers to legal aid, which has been given by a state Legal Aid Office.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Public legal aid [e-publication].
Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 31.3.2023].
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