Practice Relating to Rule 100. Fair Trial Guarantees
Section C. Presumption of innocence
In 2006, in a report to the Counter-Terrorism Committee of the UN Security Council, Finland stated:
The Criminal Investigations Act (449/1987) provides that, in a criminal investigation of a suspected offence, circumstances and evidence both against the suspect and in favour of him/her must be examined and taken into account. Additionally, the suspect must be treated as not guilty during the investigation.