Act on the Integration of Immigrants and Reception of Asylum Seekers (493/1999; amendments up to 324/2009 included)

The purpose of this Act is to promote the integration, equality and freedom of choice of immigrants through measures which help them to acquire the essential knowledge and skills they need to function in society, and to ensure support and care for asylum seekers and beneficiaries of temporary protection in the context of a mass influx by arranging for their reception. The further purpose of this Act is to assist victims of trafficking in human beings.