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Article 48

Advance voting times Advance voting is conducted in the period of time allowed for voting: in a general advance polling station in Finland during the time specified by a decision of the municipal executive board, which may not be before 8 a.m. or after 8 p.m. on weekdays, or before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays;  in a Finnish diplomatic mission on each day specified by the Head of Representation, with the exception of Easter Sunday, Whitsunday, Midsummer Day, Christmas Eve or Christmas Day and Boxing Day; in an institution with a minimum of one day and a maximum of two days during the times specified by the election commission;  on board a Finnish ship with a minimum of one day during the times specified by the master of the ship; in at-home voting at a specified time between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. which the voter has been informed about. In addition to the provisions in subsection 1, paragraph 1, advance voting shall not be conducted on New Year’s Eve or Day, Epiphany, Easter Sunday, May Day Eve and May Day, Whitsunday, Midsummer Eve or Day, Independence Day, or Christmas Day or Boxing Day. An enfranchised person who has arrived at an advance polling station at the time referred to in subsection 1 but has not been able to cast a vote during that time, may vote after the said time.