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Name: Prohibition of Discrimination Act (2003:307).
Country: Sweden
Subject(s): Non-discrimination
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2003-06-05
Entry into force:
Published on: Svensk Författningssamling, 2003-06-16, Vol. 7, No. 307, pp. 1-5, ISSN: 1403-8889
ISN: SWE-2003-L-65127
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=65127&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Svensk Författningssamling, 2003-06-16, Vol. 7, No. 307, pp. 1-5, ISSN: 1403-8889
Act No. 307:2003 (in Swedish) Act No. 307:2003 (in Swedish) Information Campaign - For diversity. Against discrimination, European Commission (consulted on 2004-11-04)
Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Ministry of Justice, Sweden (consulted on 2004-11-04)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 25 sections covering, inter alia, scope of application (counteract discrimination on the basis of ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or disability), relation to legal provisions against discrimination contained in other acts, definitions (direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, harassment and instructions to discriminate, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability), prohibition to discriminate (upon providing job, starting or exercising commercial activities, granting of social benefits), invalidity of agreement contrary to the Act and indemnities, supervision by the different Ombudsmen, and procedural rules.
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