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  1. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1432 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | SWE-2007-L-79727

    Amends chapter 8, s. 24 respecting secrecy as regards the authorities under the laws on protection of investments (No. 158 of 1999) and deposit guarantees (No. 1571 of 1995).

  2. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1311 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 2008-04-01 | SWE-2007-L-79717

    Amends chapter 7, s. 4 concerning social service and secrecy.

  3. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1339 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | SWE-2007-L-79720

    Amends the Annex to the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

  4. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1353 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 2007-12-31 | SWE-2007-L-79721

    Amends Chapter 5, section 11 as well as the provision on the coming into force of the Act No. 645 of 2007 amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980) to read as the 15th of July 2007.

  5. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1354 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 2011-06-30 | SWE-2007-L-79722

    Repeals Chapter 5, s. 11 as of the end of June 2011.

  6. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1127 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-11-29 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | SWE-2007-L-79709

    Amends chapter 7, s. 1 c respecting secrecy as regards the Swedish health and medical service and information concerning individual patients' health or other personal circumstances.

  7. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1210 of 2007) amending the Act (No. 983 of 2007) to amend the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-11-29 | SWE-2007-L-79711

    Amends chapter 16, section 1 concerning liberty of the press and restrictions on publishing information.

  8. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1211 of 2007) amending the Act (No. 325 of 2007) to amend the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-11-29 | SWE-2007-L-79712

    Repeals the the Act (No. 325 of 2007) to amend the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

  9. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1212 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-11-29 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | SWE-2007-L-79713

    Amends chapter 9, s. 4 concerning secrecy and the activities of different authorities which include the presentation of statistics regarding the personal or economic situation of private persons.

  10. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 983 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-11-22 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | SWE-2007-L-79693

    Amends Chapter 16, s. 1 concerning freedom of expression, freedom of the press) and introduces a new section 6 for Chapter 11 concerning certain authorities and relevant secrecy provisions.

  11. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1096 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-11-22 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | SWE-2007-L-79707

    Amends chapter 8, s. 8 respecting secrecy with regard to the central bank, foreign exchange trade, the trade in stocks and shares, banks, credit market companies and trading companies.

  12. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 665 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 2007-10-01 | SWE-2007-L-79675

    Amends Chapter 9, section 32 concerning national defence and relevant secrecy provisions.

  13. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 645 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 2007-07-15 | Date of end of application: 2007-12-31 | SWE-2007-L-79672

    Amending chapter 5, s. 11 (concerning information archived by the Government Offices because of the natural disaster in Asia 2004; secrecy applies for max. 70 years).

  14. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 608 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | SWE-2007-L-79668

    Amends Chapter 7, section 4 concerning secrecy provisions relevant to social service.

  15. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 628 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980.

    Adoption: 2007-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 2007-07-01 | SWE-2007-L-79669

    Amends Chapter 7, section 14 respecting information concerning foreigners and secrecy provisions.

  16. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 593 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | SWE-2007-L-79667

    Amending chapter 9, s. 2 (secrecy applies to auditing of taxes, toll payments etc., compensation for or refund of taxes, suspension of tax payment and information concerning a private persons' circumstances or economic situation (according to the Act respecting the cash register (No. 342 of 2007).

  17. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 531 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 2007-11-01 | SWE-2007-L-79671

    Amends Chapter 8, section 5 (secrecy with regard to different authorities' activities and various forms of information).

  18. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 494 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 2007-07-01 | SWE-2007-L-79665

    Amends Chapter 4, section 6 and Chapter 7, section 52 (authorities concerned by secrecy dispositions).

  19. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 325 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-05-31 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | SWE-2007-L-79625

    Amends Chapter 16, section 1 concerning the Swedish regulations on freedom of press, freedom of expression and their relation to secrecy regulations.

  20. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 342 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-05-31 | Date of entry into force: 2007-07-01 | SWE-2007-L-79627

    Amends chapter 9, section 23 respecting secrecy regarding information about the possession of financial instruments given to the authorities under the law regarding such information (Act 1087 of 2000).

  21. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 243 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 2007-07-01 | SWE-2007-L-79618

    Amends Chapter 14, section 2 with respect to secrecy restrictions on informing authorities in certain cases.

  22. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 145 of 2007) amending the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2007-04-03 | Date of entry into force: 2007-05-01 | SWE-2007-L-79589

    Amends Chapter 16, section 1 concerning liberty of the press, freedom of speech and professional secrecy with regard to communicating or publishing information.

  23. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 630 of 2006 to amend the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 2006-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 2006-09-01 | SWE-2006-L-75007

    Amends Chapter 7, section 14 and Chapter 8, section 23 (concerning information on foreigners).

  24. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 816 of 2005) to amend Act (No. 1219 of 1994) respecting the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.

    Adoption: 2005-11-10 | SWE-2005-L-72682

    Provides that the European Convention will apply in Sweden with the amendments made in Protocols Nos. 11 and 14 to the Convention; French and English texts of Convention and Protocols, as well as a Swedish translation thereof, are contained in an appendix. Entry into force date to be determined by the Government.

  25. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1330 of 2004) to amend Act (No. 546 of 2002) to handle personal information in labour market policy activities.

    Adoption: 2004-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | SWE-2004-L-69873

    Amends ss. 5 and 12 respecting access to and treatment of personal information.

  26. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1152 of 2001) to amend the Act respecting employment services records (No. 459 of 1994).

    Adoption: 2001-11-29 | Date of entry into force: 2002-07-01 | SWE-2001-L-60772

    Adds and amends several sections covering, inter alia, ss. 2a, 16, 16a and 17 (competent authority to treat data in employment service's record and purpose of use of data).

  27. Sweden - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance respecting instructions governing the children's ombudsman (1993:710).

    Adoption: 1993-06-03 | Date of entry into force: 1993-07-01 | SWE-1993-R-35883

  28. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act respecting children's ombudsman (1993:335). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1993-05-13 | Date of entry into force: 1993-07-01 | SWE-1993-L-35865

    Establishes a children's ombudsman to protect the rights and interests of children and young persons. The ombudsman is assisted by a council appointed by the Government.

  29. Sweden - Human rights - Constitution

    Act (No. 908 of 2002) to amend the Fundamental Law on Freedom of Expression (No. 1469 of 1991).

    Adoption: 1992-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | SWE-1992-C-63035

    Consolidated Constitutional text governing, inter alia, freedom of expression, publication of documents and limits thereto, right to anonymity, publication of periodicals, circulation of written publications, freedom of expression offences, liability rules, supervision, special means of enforcement, court procedures, and miscellaneous.

  30. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Aliens Act (1983:529).

    Adoption: 1992-05-27 | Date of entry into force: 1992-07-01 | SWE-1992-L-30515

    This Act amends the Aliens Act by providing that the National Board of Immigration or the Police is entitled to take a person passport's and ticket if that person applies for a permit to stay in Sweden.

  31. Sweden - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance to amend the Aliens Ordinance (1989:547).

    Adoption: 1992-05-27 | Date of entry into force: 1992-07-01 | SWE-1992-R-30516

  32. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Fundamental Law on Freedom of Expression (1991:1469). (Yttrandefrihetsgrundlag (1991:1469).) - English translation Act online in Swedish, Consolidated Text Act online in Swedish, Reprinted Act

    Adoption: 1991-11-14 | SWE-1991-L-44629

    The consolidation of the Act includes a total of 8 amending texts through November 2014 (up to Act 2014:1359). The consolidated text includes various amendments.

    Contains 11 chapters concerning, inter alia:

    Chapter 1: Basic provisions.
    Chapter 2: On the right to anonymity.
    Chapter 3: On the broadcast and producing and disseminating Radio Shows
    Chapter 4: On publishers.
    Chapter 5: On violations of the freedom of expression.
    Chapter 6: Liability regulations.
    Chapter 7: On supervision, prosecution and special coercive measures.
    Chapter 8: On compensation for damages.
    Chapter 9: On the trial in cases concerning freedom of expression.
    Chapter 10: On radio programs and technical recordings from abroad etc.
    Chapter 11: General provisions.

  33. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 987 to amend the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 1991-06-13 | Date of entry into force: 1991-08-01 | SWE-1991-L-25120

    Amends Chapter 8, Section 5 (secrecy of information kept by authorities).

  34. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 434 to amend the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 1991-05-30 | Date of entry into force: 1992-01-01 | SWE-1991-L-25081

    Amends Chapter 9, Sections 20 and 21 (secrecy of information under the Equal Opportunities Act (No. 433 of 1991).

  35. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 491 to amend the Data Act (No. 289 of 1973).

    Adoption: 1991-05-30 | Date of entry into force: 1991-07-01 | SWE-1991-L-25084

    Amends Section 28 (tax authorities transfer of information).

  36. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 492 to amend the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 1991-05-30 | Date of entry into force: 1991-07-01 | SWE-1991-L-25085

    Amends Chapter 7, Section 15 (secrecy of information kept by different authorities).

  37. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 575 to amend the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 1991-05-30 | Date of entry into force: 1991-07-01 | SWE-1991-L-25090

    Amends Chapter 14, Section 5 (reference to other legislation).

  38. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 426 to amend the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 1991-05-23 | Date of entry into force: 1991-07-01 | SWE-1991-L-25080

    Amends Chapter 7, Section 1 (transfer of information between different authorities) and Chapter 14, Section 1 (disclosure of information concerning persons under 18 years of age).

  39. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 187 to amend the Data Act (No. 289 of 1973).

    Adoption: 1991-04-18 | Date of entry into force: 1992-01-01 | SWE-1991-L-25180

    Amends Sections 7, 7a (content of data files), 10 (information from datafiles) and 25 (appeal procedure).

  40. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 188 to amend the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 1991-04-18 | Date of entry into force: 1992-01-01 | SWE-1991-L-25181

    Amends Chapter 15, Sections 9 and 11 (electronically processed data files).

  41. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Secrecy Act (No. 100 of 1980).

    Adoption: 1990-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 1992-01-01 | SWE-1990-L-26102

    Amends Chapter 7, Section 4 (secrecy within the social services).

  42. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Data Protection Act (No. 289 of 1973).

    Adoption: 1973 | SWE-1973-L-55767

  43. Sweden - Human rights - Law, Act

    Freedom of the Press Act (1949:105). (Tryckfrihetsförordning (1949:105).) - Unofficial English Translation Act online in Swedish, Consolidated Text Act online in Swedish, Reprinted Act

    Adoption: 1949 | SWE-1949-L-44628

    The consolidation of the Act includes a total of 47 amending texts through November 2014 (up to Act 2014:1370). The consolidated text includes various amendments.

    Contains 14 chapters concerning, inter alia:

    Chapter 1: On freedom of the press.
    Chapter 2: On public documents.
    Chapter 3: On right to anonymity.
    Chapter 4: On production of printed writings.
    Chapter 5: On publishing of periodicals.
    Chapter 6: On dissemination of printed writings.
    Chapter 7: On freedom of the press violations.
    Chapter 8: Liability regulations.
    Chapter 9: On supervision and prosecution.
    Chapter 10: On specific coercive measures.
    Chapter 11: On civil claim.
    Chapter 12: On the trial in cases relating to the freedom of the press.
    Chapter 13: On foreign printed publications etc.
    Chapter 14: General provisions.


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