The Finnish Bar Association is an organization whose activity is regulated by the Advocates Act of 1958. The organization's statutory tasks are to regulate and supervise advocates' activity. Other main objectives are enhancing the quality of legal service, educating and supporting its members and actively taking part in legislative work. The Bar Association is not a registered association, a trade union or an entrepreneur organisation. The Finnish Bar has about 2,000 members. Only a member of the Bar is allowed to use the professional title advocate