Nuutinen v. Finland, 27 June 2000: “Questions relating to the determination of paternity and to the natural father's right to custody and access in Finland”

·         length of proceedings concerning access to child and related enforcement proceedings (Article 6 § 1 of the ECHR) – [violation].

·         alleged failure of the authorities to enforce a natural father’s right of access to his child with whom he wished to maintain contact (Article 8 of the ECHR) – [no violation].

Also see the case of Hokkanen v. Finland, 23 September 1994.