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Finnish Government Assumes Emergency Powers to Fight COVID Pandemic in 'Exceptional Circumstances'

Prime Minister Sanna Marin warned that the COVID pandemic could become long-lasting and warned that the “marathon” may take several years.

The Finnish Parliament's Constitutional Law Committee has approved the government's moves to invoke parts of the Emergency Powers Act.

In a statement, the committee confirmed that Finland is in exceptional circumstances and said it sees no obstacles to the use of emergency laws to combat the coronavirus pandemic, national broadcaster Yle reported.

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