Law of Sweden
The law of Sweden is civil law system.
Sweden has, like many other countries, a written constitution. It consists of four fundamental laws. Distinction is made between fundamental laws and other l...
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Law enforcement in Sweden
Law enforcement in Sweden is carried out by several government agencies, under the guidance of the Government of Sweden.
The administration of both law enforcement and the judiciary of Sweden are ...
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Constitution of Sweden
The Swedish constitution consists of four fundamental laws (Swedish: grundlagar):There is also a law on the internal organisation and procedures of the Riksdag with a special status, although not ...
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Crime in Sweden
Crime in Sweden describes an act defined in the Swedish Penal Code (Swedish: Brottsbalken) or in another Swedish law or statutory instrument for which a sanction is prescribed.Figures from the Swe...
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Judiciary of Sweden
The judicial system of Sweden consists of the law of Sweden and a number of government agencies tasked with upholding security and rule of law within the country. The activities of these agencies incl...
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Parliament of Sweden
The Riksdag (Swedish: riksdagen or Sveriges riksdag) is the national legislature and the supreme decision-making body of Sweden. Since 1971 the Riksdag has been a unicameral legislature with 349 m...
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Prostitution in Sweden
The laws on prostitution in Sweden make it illegal to buy sexual services, but not to sell them. Pimping, procuring and operating a brothel are also illegal. The criminalisation of the purchase, but n...
Equality Ombudsman
The Equality Ombudsman (Swedish: Diskrimineringsombudsmannen or DO) is a Swedish government agency tasked with supervising the laws relating to discrimination on sex, transgender identity or expressio...
The Pirate Bay trial
The Pirate Bay trial is a joint criminal and civil prosecution in Sweden of four individuals charged for promoting the copyright infringement of others with the torrent tracking website The Pirate Bay...
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Yngsjö murder
The Yngsjö murder occurred on 28 March 1889 in Yngsjö, Sweden. Hanna Johansdotter (born 1867) was murdered by her husband Per Nilsson and his mother Anna Månsdotter (born 28 December 1841), who became...
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Gutalagen
Gutalagen is an early Swedish (or Gutnish) law book from Gotland that officially was in use until 1595, but in practice until 1645. The law book originated in about 1220 and, apart from laws, it also ...
Self-defense (Sweden)
In Sweden, the law of self-defense (Swedish: nödvärn) allows a person attacked to excuse or justify a proportionate use of violence in defense of the person or property.
Chapter 24 of the Swed...
Bratt System
The Bratt System was a Swedish system which was used during 1917 - 1955 to control alcohol consumption, by rationing of liquor. Every citizen allowed to consume alcohol was given a booklet called motb...
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Gunilla Ekberg
Gunilla Ekberg is a Swedish-Canadian lawyer. From 2002 to 2006, she was employed at the Ministry of Industry as the Swedish Government's expert on prostitution and trafficking in human beings.
Her...
Gustaf Birger Anders Holm
Gustaf Birger Anders Holm (1845–1910) was a Swedish lawyer and publisher. He worked for the publishing house P.A. Norstedt & Söner, where he became Managing Director in 1879 and Chairman of the Bo...
Riksdag
The Riksdag (Swedish: riksdagen or Sveriges riksdag) is the national legislature and the supreme decision-making body of Sweden. Since 1971 the Riksdag has been a unicameral legislature with 349 m...
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Lapp Codicil of 1751
Lapp Codicil of 1751 is an addendum to the Stromstad Treaty of 1751 that defined the Norwegian-Swedish border. It consists of 30 sections.This special codicil formalised the rights of the Lapps or Sám...
Gustaf Wathier Hamilton
Gustaf Wathier Hamilton (1783-1835) was a Swedish count, jurist and official. His father was Adolf Ludvig Hamilton and his mother was Eva Kristina de Besche.Only 18 years old he got a degree in law fr...
Television licensing in Sweden
The current licence fee (Swedish: TV-avgift, literally TV fee) in Sweden is 2076 kr (€250) per annum. It is collected on behalf of the three public broadcasters (Sveriges Television, Sveriges Radi...
Västberga helicopter robbery
18°00′47″E / 59.29802°N 18.01300°E / 59.29802; 18.01300The Västberga helicopter robbery occurred on 23 September 2009 at 05:15 CET when a G4S cash service depot was robbed in ...
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