Sweden Legislation

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Constitutional law

Prohibition of Discrimination Act (pdf 125 kB)
The Act of Succession
The Freedom of the Press Act
The Fundamental Law on Freedom of Expression
The Instrument of Government
The Riksdag Act

Human Rights

The Prohibition of Discrimination Act (2003:307) (pdf 125 kB)

Litigation and court procedure

Code of Judicial Procedure (1998)
Cooperation with the International Criminal Court Act (2002:329)
Cooperation with the International Criminal Court Ordinance (2003:69)
Group Proceedings Act (2002:599)
The Administrative Court Procedure Act 
The Administrative Court Procedure Act (1971:291)
The Administrative Court Procedure Act (1971:291) 
The Swedish Code of Judical Procedure SFS 1942:740 
The Swedish Code of Judicial Procedure (pdf 501 kB)

Electoral law

Act on National Referenda (1979) 
Act on State financial support to political parties (1972:625) 
Election Act 05
Elections Act (1997, entered into force on 1.4.1999)
Elections Act (2005) 
The Act on National Referenda 
The Act on National Referenda 

Administrative / Public Law

Act Prohibiting Discrimination and Other Degrading Treatment of Children and School Students, SFS 2006:67 
Act concerning support for the parliamentary work of members of the Riksdag and parliamentary party groups (1999:1209)
Act concerning the right to use Finnish and Meänkieli in dealings with public authorities and courts (1999:1176)
Act concerning the right to use the Sami language in dealings with public authorities and courts (1999:1175)
Act on Fees to Registered Religious Communities (1999:291)
Act on Religious Communities (1998:1593)
Act on Support to Religious Communities (1999:932)
Act with Instructions for the Parliamentary Ombudsmen 1986
Aliens Act (1990, updated 1997)
Aliens Act (2005:716)
Aliens Ordinance (2006:97)
Casinos Act (1999:355)
Church of Sweden Act (1998:1591)
Citizenship law of Sweden (2001)
Education Act (1985:1100)
Equal Treatment of Students at Universities Act
Higher Education Act
Higher Education Act (1992:1434)
Higher Education Ordinance 
Law on control over products with dual-use and over technical assistance
Local Government Act (1991:900) 
Local Government Act (2004:31)
Lotteries Act
Military Equipment Act (1992:1300) 
Ordinance on Government Grants to Religious Communities (1999:974)
Ordinance on Registration of Religious Communities (1991:731)
Social Insurance Act (1999:799) 
Social Services Act (2001:453) 
The Act with Instructions for the Parliamentary Ombudsmen (1986:765)
The Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) 
The Administrative Procedure Act - a foundation for legal security and service (pdf 119 kB)
The Assistance Benefit Act (1993:389)
The Assistance Benefit Act (1993:389)
The Children’s Ombudsman Act (1993:335)
The Disability Ombudsman Act (1994:749)
The Swedish Citizenship Act (2001:82) (pdf 23 kB)

Criminal Law

Act (2003:1174) on Joint Investigation Teams for Criminal Investigations (pdf 41 kB)
Act on Criminal Responsibility for Terrorist Offences (2003:148)
Act on Criminal Responsibility for Terrorist Offences (2003:148).
Act on Measures against Money Laundering (1993:768)
Act on Penal Law on Narcotics (pdf 39 kB)
Act on Penalties for Smuggling (2000:1225)
Act on Supervision of Certain Crime-Fighting Activities (2007:980)
Act on punishments for the smuggling of goods (2000:1225). 
Chapter 6 of the Swedish Penal Code (pdf 31 kB)
Criminal Code
Money Laundering Registers Act (1999:163)
Ordinance on Joint Investigation Teams for Criminal Investigations (2003:1176)
Police Act
The Enforcement Code (1981:774) 
The Extradition for Criminal Offences Act (1957:668) 
The Prison Treatment Act
The Prison Treatment Act (1974:203)
The Swedish Penal Code 
The Swedish Penal Code 
The Swedish Rules on International Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters (2000:562) (pdf 352 kB)

Civil Law

Act on Conflict of Laws in regard to Succession (pdf 86 kB)
Act on Equality between Women and Men (1991)
Act on The Children and Parents Code (1949:381)
Act on The Children and Parents Code (pdf 70 kB)
Apartments Register Act (2006:378)
Apartments Register Ordinance (2007:108)
Cohabitation act (2003:376)
Estate Agents Act (SFS 1995:400)
Estate Agents Ordinance (SFS 1995:1028)
Group Proceedings Act (pdf 40 kB)
Land Code (SFS 1970:994)
Real Property Formation Act (SFS 1970:988)
Real Property Register Act (SFS 2000:224)
Real Property Register Ordinance (SFS 200:308)
Registered Partnership Act (1994:1117)
The Accident Investigation Act (1990:717)

Commercial Law

Act concerning Quantity Units, Measurements and Measuring Devices (1992:514)
Marketing Act 1995:540
Ordinance concerning Quantity Units, Measurements and Measuring Devices (1993:1066)
Ordinance on Producer’s Responsibility for Certain Radioactive Products and Orphan Sources (2007:193)
Ordinance on producer responsibility for electrical and electronic products (2005:209)
Price Indication Act 
Product Safety Act
Product Safety Act 
The Biocidal Products Ordinance (2000:338). 
The Chemical Products (Handling, Import, and Export Prohibitions) Ordinance (1998:944)
Travel Guarantees Act (1972:204)

Company law

Act on Identification Designation for Legal Entities (1974)
Bookkeeping Act (1999)
Economic Associations Act (1987:667)
Foundation Act (1994)
Swedish Code of Corporate Governance (pdf 196 kB)
Swedish Competition Act

Labor Law

Act on European Works Councils (1996) 
Act on European Works Councils 1996
Annual Leave Act, SFS 1977:480 
Board Representation (Private Sector Employees) Act (1987, as amended up to 1998) 
Employment (Co-Determination in the Workplace) Act (1976 as amended up to 2000) 
Employment (Co-Determination in the Workplace) Act, SFS 1976:580 
Employment Ordinance (1994:373)
Employment Protection Act (1982 as amended up to 2000)
Employment Protection Act, SFS 1982:80 
Foreign Posting of Employees Act, SFS 1999:678 
Labour Disputes (Judicial Procedure) Act (1974 as amended up to 2000) 
Measures to Counteract Ethnic Discrimination in Working Life Act, SFS 1999:130 
Parental Leave Act, SFS 1995:584 
Prohibition of Discrimination in Working Life because of Sexual Orientation Act, SFS 1999:133 
Prohibition of Discrimination in Working Life of People with Disability Act, SFS 1999:132 
Prohibition of Discrimination of Employees Working Part Time and Employees with Fixed-term Employment Act, SFS 2002:293 
Public Employment Act (1994 as amended up to 2004) 
Right to Leave to Conduct a Business Operation Act (SFS 1997:1293) 
Sexual Orientation Discrimination (Employment) Act (1999:133)
The Equal Opportunities Act (Act on Equality between Women and Men) (1991:433)
The Labour Disputes (Judicial Procedure) Act
The Private Employment Agencies and Temporary Labour Act, SFS 1993:440 
The Public Employment Act 
The Swedish Work Environment Act 
The Work Environment Act 
The Work Environment Ordinance
The Working Hours for Certain Road Transport Work Act, SFS 2005:395 
The Working Time, etc. of Mobile Workers in Civil Aviation Act, SFS 2005:426 
Trade Union Representatives (Status at the Workplace) Act (1974 as amended up to 1990) 
Trade Union Representatives (Status at the Workplace) Act (SFS 1974:358) 
Unemployment Funds Act (1997:239)
Unemployment Insurance Act (1997:238)
Wage Guarantee Act, SFS 1992:497 
Work Environment Act (1977 as amended 2005) 
Work Environment Act, SFS 1977:1160 
Working Hours Act SFS 1982:673 

Health law

Act (1993:387)concerning Support and Service for Persons with certain Functional Impairments (1993:387)
Act (2002:160) on Pharmaceutical Benefits, etc.
Act prohibiting the Genital Mutilation of Women (1982:316)
Food Act (2006:804)
Food Decree 2006
The Abortion Act 1974:595 
The Care of Young Persons (1990:52) 
The Chemical Products and Biotechnical Organisms Ordinance (1998:941). 
The Health and Medical Service Act (1982:763) 
The Patient Injury Act
The Tobacco Act (1993:581) 

Mining Law

Act on the Contingency Storage of Oil and Coal (1984:1049) 
Minerals Act 
Minerals Ordinance
The Contingency Storage of Oil and Coal Ordinance (1995:971) 

Banking law

Auditors Act (2001:883)
Auditors Ordinance 1995:665
Financial Advisory Services to Consumers Act 
Money Laundering Registers Act (pdf 45 kB)
Sarbanes-Oxley Act. (swedish)
The Banking Business Act (SFS 1987:617)
The Financing Operations Act (SFS 1992:1610) 
The Sveriges Riksbank Act (Law on the national bank of Sweden)
The Swedish Investment Funds Act (SFS 2004:46)

Communications and Media Law

Act on Responsibility for Electronic Bulletin Boards (1998:112) (pdf 12 kB)
Examination and Control of Films and Videograms Act (1990:886)
Personal Data Act (1998) 
Personal Data Act (1998:204) 
Personal Data Act (1998:204);
Personal Data Ordinance (1998:1191)
Postal Service Act (1993:1684)
Radio and TV Act (1996:844)
The Act On Names And Pictures In Advertising(1978:800)
The Electronic Communications Act (2003:389)
The Libraries Act (SFS 1996:1596)
The Radio and Television Act (1996:844)

Transport and Maritime Law

Act on Space Activities (1982:963) 
Act on Space Activities (1982:963) 
Railway Ordinance (2004:526) 
The Railways Act 2004

Environmental Law

Fishery Conservation Areas Act (SFS 1981:533)
Forest Act
Forest Act 2004
Heritage Conservation Act (1988:950)
Heritage Conservation Ordinance (1988:1188)
Ordinance ( 2001:527) on Environmental Quality Standards on Ambient Air
Ordinance (1998:896) on Land and Water Management
Ordinance concerning Environmentally Hazardous Activities and The Protection of Public Health (1998:899)
Public Water Areas (Boundaries) Act (SFS 1950:595)
Radiation Protection Act (1988:220)
The Animal Welfare Act
The Animal Welfare Ordinance
The Plant Protection Ordinance (2006:1010). 
The Swedish Environmental Code 
The Swedish Environmental Code (1998:808)

Intellectual Property Law

Copyright Act
Copyright Regulation
Designs Act
Patent Act
The Swedish Copyright Legislation (1960:729)
Trade Marks Act 

Arbitration law

Lag (1929:145) om skiljemän (Arbitration act )
The Arbitration Act (SFS 1999:116)

Energy law

The Rationing Act (1978:268)
The Swedish Electricity Act (1999:770)
The Swedish Natural Gas Act an Ordinances
The Swedish Radiation Protection Act (1988:220)
The Swedish Radiation Protection Ordinance 

Construction law

The Planning and Building Act (1987:10)

Agriculture Law

Act (1992:1534) on CE Marking
Act (1994:847) on Technical Requirements for Construction Works, etc
Ordinance for the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences 
The Ordinance (1994:1215) on Technical Requirements for Construction Works, etc
The Planning and Building Ordinance (Ordinance 1987:383); PBO

Commentated Laws

New Companies Act
Social Services Act

E-Commerce

Qualified Electronic Signatures Act (SFS 2000:832)
Qualified Electronic Signatures Act (SFS 2000:832)

Law Sources

Election Authority
Government Offices of Sweden 
Lagrummet
Legislationonline
National Board of Health and Welfare
National bank of sweden
Post- och telestyrelsen (Postal Services)
Rättsnätet
Svensk Lagsamling - Rättsnätets lagbok
Sveriges Riksdag (Swedish Parliament)
Swedish Civil Aviation Authority
Swedish Competition Authority
Swedish Prison and Probation Service
Swedish Railway Agency
Swedish Work Environment Authority
The Parliamentary Ombudsman

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