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  1. Sweden - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act (2013:852) on registration and control of persons who intend to work with children. (Lag (2013:852) om registerkontroll av personer som ska arbeta med barn.) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2013-11-14 | Date of entry into force: 2013-12-18 | SWE-2013-L-96596

    Contains 6 articles providing for regulations concerning a mandatory register control of every person offered a position in the state, a municipality, a county, a company or an organization, if the work involves direct and regular contact with children. At the request of the employer, the person must provide an extract from the register kept under the Act (1998: 620) on criminal records.

  2. Sweden - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act (2008:370) to amend the Penal Code (1962:700). - Act on-line in Swedish

    Adoption: 2008-05-29 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-01 | SWE-2008-L-83037

    Changes articles 1, 1a and 5, Chapter 36, concerning crime cooperation. Adds articles 1b, 1c, 5a and 5b concerning forfeiture.

  3. Sweden - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code (1962:700). (Brottsbalk (1962:700)) - English translation (Chapter 6) English translation Code on-line in Swedish, Basic Text Code on-line in Swedish, Consolidated Text

    Adoption: 1962-12-21 | SWE-1962-L-53916

    The consolidation of the Code includes amending texts through March 2015 (up to Act 2015:97). The consolidated text includes various amendments.

    Contains 3 sections and 38 chapters concerning, inter alia:

    Section I: General Provisions.
    Chapter 1: About law and criminal sanctions.
    Chapter 2: About the applicability of the Swedish law.

    Section II: About the crimes.
    Chapter 3: About crimes against life and health.
    Chapter 4: About crimes against freedom and peace.
    Chapter 5: About defamation.
    Chapter 6: About sex crimes.
    Chapter 7: About crimes against family.
    Chapter 8: About theft, robbery and other acquisitive crime.
    Chapter 9: About fraud.
    Chapter 10: About embezzlement, breach of trust and other bribery.
    Chapter 11: About crimes against creditors, etc.
    Chapter 12: About vandalism.
    Chapter 13: About dangerous crime for the general public.
    Chapter 14: About counterfeiting.
    Chapter 15: About perjury, false charges and other perjury.
    Chapter 16: About crimes against public order.
    Chapter 17: About crimes against public activity, etc.
    Chapter 18: About high treason.
    Chapter 19: About crimes against national security.
    Chapter 20: About in-service crimes etc.
    Chapter 21: About violations of soldiers
    Chapter 22: About treason etc.
    Chapter 23: About attempt, preparation, conspiracy and complicity.
    Chapter 24: About general grounds for discharge.

    Section III: About sanctions.
    Chapter 25. About fines etc.
    Chapter 26. About prison.
    Chapter 27. About a conditional sentence.
    Chapter 28. About probation.
    Chapter 29. About sentencing and remission of a penalty.
    Chapter 30. About choice of sanctions.
    Chapter 31. About transfer to special care in some cases.
    Chapter 32. About transfer to special care for young persons.
    Chapter 33. If the settlement of warrants and detention time, etc.
    Chapter 34. Certain provisions of the aggregation of crime and change penalties.
    Chapter 35. About removing the penalty.
    Chapter 36. About the confiscation of property, corporate fine and other legal consequence of crime.
    Chapter 37. About the Boards.
    Chapter 38. Procedural provisions, etc.

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