|Original name:||Socialtjänstlag (2001:453).|
|Name:||Social Services Act (2001:453).|
|Subject(s):||Social assistance and services|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Svensk Författningssamling, 2001-06-19, Vol. 12, No. 453, pp. 1-21, ISSN: 1403-8889
|Bibliography:||Svensk Författningssamling, 2001-06-19, Vol. 12, No. 453, pp. 1-21, ISSN: 1403-8889
Unofficial English Translation Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Sweden (consulted on 2010-03-08)
Act online in Swedish, Basic Text Regeringskansliets rättsdatabaser, Notisum AB, www.notisum.se, Sweden, 22 pp. PDF (consulted on 2014-08-24)
Act online in Swedish, Consolidated Text Regeringskansliets rättsdatabaser, Regeringskansliets rättsdatabaser, www.rkrattsbaser.gov.se, Sweden, 43.pp PDF of Act as amended to Act 2018:1369 (consulted on 2018-09-12)
|Abstract/Citation:||The consolidated text includes a total of 90 amending texts through January 2019 (up to Act 2018:1369). The consolidated text includes various amendments.
Provides for regulations regarding the Social Services which, for the sake of democracy and solidarity, should promote the economic and social security of citizens, equality in living conditions and active participation in society.
Contains 16 chapters concerning, inter alia:
Chapter 1: Objectives of the Social Services.
Chapter 2: Local responsibility.
Chapter 2 a: On the division of responsibilities between municipalities in terms of support and assistance under this Act.
Chapter 3: Specific tasks in Social Services.
Chapter 4: Right to assistance.
Chapter 4 a: (Repealed by Act 2015: 970).
Chapter 5: Special provisions for different target groups.
Chapter 6: Care outside the home.
Chapter 7: Regulations on individual activities and reporting obligations.
Chapter 8: Fees.
Chapter 9: Recover.
Chapter 10: Nomination organization.
Chapter 11: Handling of cases.
Chapter 12: Processing of data.
Chapter 13: Supervision.
Chapter 14: Reporting and remedying of misconduct.
Chapter 15: Confidentiality.
Chapter 16: Other provisions.