Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Sweden http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Child in Protective Care Following Excessive Online Gaming http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404076_text Child health; Gambling; Internet - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404076_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Groundbreaking Supreme Court Award for Unlawful Loss of Citizenship http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403955_text Citizenship and nationality; Constitution; Supreme court - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403955_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Data Retention No Longer Required of Telecom Companies http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403938_text Data protection; Right of privacy; Telecommunications - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403938_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Citizenship of Son Not Enough to Prevent Deportation of Suspected Terrorist http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403883_text Immigration; National security - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403883_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: New, More User Friendly, Arbitration Act to Be Discusssed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403867_text Alternative dispute resolution - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403867_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Charges Brought Under New Provision on Driving While Using Cellphones http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403788_text Cell phones; Motor vehicles; Transportation safety and security - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403788_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Country Police's Roma Database Deemed Illegal http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403766_text Racial and ethnic relations - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403766_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Conviction Obtained Under New Law Banning Intrusive Photography http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403761_text Crime and law enforcement; Right of privacy - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403761_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Changes to Parental Benefits Plan http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403726_text Families; Social security - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403726_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia; Sweden: Cooperation on Sustainable Development Planned http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403609_text Environmental protection; International affairs; Science and technology - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403609_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Finnish Language Rights Extended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403453_text Languages - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403453_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Amended Transgender Law Now in Force http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403454_text Women's rights - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403454_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Migration Board Proposes Plan to Attract Foreign Students http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403417_text Immigration and nationality - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403417_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Court Overturns Rape Case Decision http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403383_text Crime and law enforcement - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403383_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Proposed Reduction in Corporate Tax Rate http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403335_text Taxation - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403335_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Legislation to Limit Children's Smartphone Spending Being Considered http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403328_text Communications - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403328_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Minister Opposes Arctic Oil Drill Ban http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403147_text Natural resources - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 15 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403147_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Amended Law on Electronic Communications http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403148_text Communications - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 15 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403148_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Proposal to Do Away with Penalty of Compulsory Institutional Care http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403075_text Crime and law enforcement - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 06 Apr 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403075_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Proposal to Outlaw Use of Smartphones to Take Compromising Pictures http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403016_text Right of privacy - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 08 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403016_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Right to IVF Treatment Not Dependent on Sexual Orientation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402893_text Discrimination - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 25 Nov 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402893_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Refusal of Entry into Store Not Discrimination http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402895_text Discrimination - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 25 Nov 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402895_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Supreme Court Rejects State Immunity Claim Against Enforcement Measures http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402851_text Property - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml;... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 19 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402851_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Police Criticized for Treatment of Beggars http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402852_text Immigration and nationality - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 19 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402852_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Supreme Court Defines Swedish Jurisdiction in Child Custody Battles http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402853_text Families - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 19 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402853_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Sami Indigenous Rights http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402638_text Native peoples - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 22 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402638_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Move Toward Providing Health Care, Education for Illegal Immigrants http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402566_text Immigration and nationality - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 14 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402566_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: New Social Media Guidelines Published http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402233_text Communications - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 13 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402233_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Migration Court Stops Transfer of Asylum Seekers to Greece Despite Dublin II Regulation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402229_text Immigration and nationality - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social It was reported on September 6, 2010, that the Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malm, Sweden, decided to stop the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece, where the two women and their three children had first... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 10 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402229_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Data Inspection Board Statement on Social Media Sites http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402129_text Communications - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social It was reported on September 6, 2010, that the Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malm, Sweden, decided to stop the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece, where the two women and their three children had first Sweden's Data Inspection Board (DIB), the country's key data protection agency, said in a statement issued on July 5, 2010, that it is the legal responsibility of businesses and government agencies to monitor all data that... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 29 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402129_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: No Cases Yet Under Anti-File Sharing Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401901_text Communications - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social It was reported on September 6, 2010, that the Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malm, Sweden, decided to stop the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece, where the two women and their three children had first Sweden's Data Inspection Board (DIB), the country's key data protection agency, said in a statement issued on July 5, 2010, that it is the legal responsibility of businesses and government agencies to monitor all data that In 2009, Sweden adopted a controversial law on Internet piracy, the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive, designed to permit prosecution of those suspected of illegal file downloads. (See Constance A. Johnson, Anti-Piracy Law Cuts Internet Traffic,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401901_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Parliament Approves Resolution on Armenian Genocide http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401871_text Human rights - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social It was reported on September 6, 2010, that the Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malm, Sweden, decided to stop the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece, where the two women and their three children had first Sweden's Data Inspection Board (DIB), the country's key data protection agency, said in a statement issued on July 5, 2010, that it is the legal responsibility of businesses and government agencies to monitor all data that In 2009, Sweden adopted a controversial law on Internet piracy, the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive, designed to permit prosecution of those suspected of illegal file downloads. (See Constance A. Johnson, Anti-Piracy Law Cuts Internet Traffic, On March 11, 2010, the Swedish Parliament adopted by a majority of one vote (131-130) a resolution that recognizes as genocide the killing of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire, in the years between 1914 and 1923.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 16 Mar 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401871_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Amended Rules on Tax Deferral http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401708_text Taxation - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social It was reported on September 6, 2010, that the Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malm, Sweden, decided to stop the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece, where the two women and their three children had first Sweden's Data Inspection Board (DIB), the country's key data protection agency, said in a statement issued on July 5, 2010, that it is the legal responsibility of businesses and government agencies to monitor all data that In 2009, Sweden adopted a controversial law on Internet piracy, the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive, designed to permit prosecution of those suspected of illegal file downloads. (See Constance A. Johnson, Anti-Piracy Law Cuts Internet Traffic, On March 11, 2010, the Swedish Parliament adopted by a majority of one vote (131-130) a resolution that recognizes as genocide the killing of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire, in the years between 1914 and 1923. The Swedish Parliament enacted a bill on November 25, 2009, that amends and liberalizes existing law on the tax applied to individuals in cases of exchange of shares. The new rules, adopted as Prop. 2009/2010:24, will... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 03 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401708_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: New Law to Permit Suspending Students http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401228_text Education - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social It was reported on September 6, 2010, that the Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malm, Sweden, decided to stop the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece, where the two women and their three children had first Sweden's Data Inspection Board (DIB), the country's key data protection agency, said in a statement issued on July 5, 2010, that it is the legal responsibility of businesses and government agencies to monitor all data that In 2009, Sweden adopted a controversial law on Internet piracy, the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive, designed to permit prosecution of those suspected of illegal file downloads. (See Constance A. Johnson, Anti-Piracy Law Cuts Internet Traffic, On March 11, 2010, the Swedish Parliament adopted by a majority of one vote (131-130) a resolution that recognizes as genocide the killing of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire, in the years between 1914 and 1923. The Swedish Parliament enacted a bill on November 25, 2009, that amends and liberalizes existing law on the tax applied to individuals in cases of exchange of shares. The new rules, adopted as Prop. 2009/2010:24, will Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 17 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401228_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Anti-Piracy Law Cuts Internet Traffic http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401211_text Communications - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social It was reported on September 6, 2010, that the Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malm, Sweden, decided to stop the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece, where the two women and their three children had first Sweden's Data Inspection Board (DIB), the country's key data protection agency, said in a statement issued on July 5, 2010, that it is the legal responsibility of businesses and government agencies to monitor all data that In 2009, Sweden adopted a controversial law on Internet piracy, the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive, designed to permit prosecution of those suspected of illegal file downloads. (See Constance A. Johnson, Anti-Piracy Law Cuts Internet Traffic, On March 11, 2010, the Swedish Parliament adopted by a majority of one vote (131-130) a resolution that recognizes as genocide the killing of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire, in the years between 1914 and 1923. The Swedish Parliament enacted a bill on November 25, 2009, that amends and liberalizes existing law on the tax applied to individuals in cases of exchange of shares. The new rules, adopted as Prop. 2009/2010:24, will Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items Sweden's new anti-piracy law came into force on April 1, 2009, and traffic on the Internet in the country decreased by almost 50 percent. Under the new legislation, those who hold copyrights may obtain a court... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 13 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401211_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Same-Sex Marriage Law Passed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401187_text Families - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social It was reported on September 6, 2010, that the Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malm, Sweden, decided to stop the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece, where the two women and their three children had first Sweden's Data Inspection Board (DIB), the country's key data protection agency, said in a statement issued on July 5, 2010, that it is the legal responsibility of businesses and government agencies to monitor all data that In 2009, Sweden adopted a controversial law on Internet piracy, the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive, designed to permit prosecution of those suspected of illegal file downloads. (See Constance A. Johnson, Anti-Piracy Law Cuts Internet Traffic, On March 11, 2010, the Swedish Parliament adopted by a majority of one vote (131-130) a resolution that recognizes as genocide the killing of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire, in the years between 1914 and 1923. The Swedish Parliament enacted a bill on November 25, 2009, that amends and liberalizes existing law on the tax applied to individuals in cases of exchange of shares. The new rules, adopted as Prop. 2009/2010:24, will Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items Sweden's new anti-piracy law came into force on April 1, 2009, and traffic on the Internet in the country decreased by almost 50 percent. Under the new legislation, those who hold copyrights may obtain a court On April 1, 2009, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament), in a vote of 226 to 22, passed a law permitting same-sex marriages, replacing the Registered Partnership Act of 1994. The new law becomes effective on May 1.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 06 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401187_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Plan to Reform Military http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401162_text Armed forces and national security - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social It was reported on September 6, 2010, that the Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malm, Sweden, decided to stop the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece, where the two women and their three children had first Sweden's Data Inspection Board (DIB), the country's key data protection agency, said in a statement issued on July 5, 2010, that it is the legal responsibility of businesses and government agencies to monitor all data that In 2009, Sweden adopted a controversial law on Internet piracy, the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive, designed to permit prosecution of those suspected of illegal file downloads. (See Constance A. Johnson, Anti-Piracy Law Cuts Internet Traffic, On March 11, 2010, the Swedish Parliament adopted by a majority of one vote (131-130) a resolution that recognizes as genocide the killing of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire, in the years between 1914 and 1923. The Swedish Parliament enacted a bill on November 25, 2009, that amends and liberalizes existing law on the tax applied to individuals in cases of exchange of shares. The new rules, adopted as Prop. 2009/2010:24, will Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items Sweden's new anti-piracy law came into force on April 1, 2009, and traffic on the Internet in the country decreased by almost 50 percent. Under the new legislation, those who hold copyrights may obtain a court On April 1, 2009, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament), in a vote of 226 to 22, passed a law permitting same-sex marriages, replacing the Registered Partnership Act of 1994. The new law becomes effective on May 1. On March 19, 2009, Swedish Defense Minister Sten Tolgfors introduced a bill that would institute the largest reform of Sweden's military in several decades. "This will be a major strengthening of Sweden's defense capabilities," he stated.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 25 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401162_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Ban on Mercury http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401024_text Environmental protection - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social It was reported on September 6, 2010, that the Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malm, Sweden, decided to stop the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece, where the two women and their three children had first Sweden's Data Inspection Board (DIB), the country's key data protection agency, said in a statement issued on July 5, 2010, that it is the legal responsibility of businesses and government agencies to monitor all data that In 2009, Sweden adopted a controversial law on Internet piracy, the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive, designed to permit prosecution of those suspected of illegal file downloads. (See Constance A. Johnson, Anti-Piracy Law Cuts Internet Traffic, On March 11, 2010, the Swedish Parliament adopted by a majority of one vote (131-130) a resolution that recognizes as genocide the killing of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire, in the years between 1914 and 1923. The Swedish Parliament enacted a bill on November 25, 2009, that amends and liberalizes existing law on the tax applied to individuals in cases of exchange of shares. The new rules, adopted as Prop. 2009/2010:24, will Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items Sweden's new anti-piracy law came into force on April 1, 2009, and traffic on the Internet in the country decreased by almost 50 percent. Under the new legislation, those who hold copyrights may obtain a court On April 1, 2009, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament), in a vote of 226 to 22, passed a law permitting same-sex marriages, replacing the Registered Partnership Act of 1994. The new law becomes effective on May 1. On March 19, 2009, Swedish Defense Minister Sten Tolgfors introduced a bill that would institute the largest reform of Sweden's military in several decades. "This will be a major strengthening of Sweden's defense capabilities," he stated. On January 15, 2009, the Swedish government introduced a blanket ban on mercury. Regulations governing the ban enter into force on June 1, 2009. As a result, such practices as the use of dental amalgam in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 23 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401024_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Wiretapping Bill Approved http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540481_text Communications - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social It was reported on September 6, 2010, that the Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malm, Sweden, decided to stop the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece, where the two women and their three children had first Sweden's Data Inspection Board (DIB), the country's key data protection agency, said in a statement issued on July 5, 2010, that it is the legal responsibility of businesses and government agencies to monitor all data that In 2009, Sweden adopted a controversial law on Internet piracy, the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive, designed to permit prosecution of those suspected of illegal file downloads. (See Constance A. Johnson, Anti-Piracy Law Cuts Internet Traffic, On March 11, 2010, the Swedish Parliament adopted by a majority of one vote (131-130) a resolution that recognizes as genocide the killing of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire, in the years between 1914 and 1923. The Swedish Parliament enacted a bill on November 25, 2009, that amends and liberalizes existing law on the tax applied to individuals in cases of exchange of shares. The new rules, adopted as Prop. 2009/2010:24, will Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items Sweden's new anti-piracy law came into force on April 1, 2009, and traffic on the Internet in the country decreased by almost 50 percent. Under the new legislation, those who hold copyrights may obtain a court On April 1, 2009, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament), in a vote of 226 to 22, passed a law permitting same-sex marriages, replacing the Registered Partnership Act of 1994. The new law becomes effective on May 1. On March 19, 2009, Swedish Defense Minister Sten Tolgfors introduced a bill that would institute the largest reform of Sweden's military in several decades. "This will be a major strengthening of Sweden's defense capabilities," he stated. On January 15, 2009, the Swedish government introduced a blanket ban on mercury. Regulations governing the ban enter into force on June 1, 2009. As a result, such practices as the use of dental amalgam in On June 18, 2008, Sweden's Parliament passed a law authorizing warrantless wiretapping (draft text in Swedish, Mar. 8, 2007, available at http://www.regeringen.se/sb/d/8670/a/78367). The National Defense Radio Establishment has broad authority under the new legislation to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540481_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Supreme Court Rejects Extradition of Chechen Rebel http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540582_text International affairs - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social It was reported on September 6, 2010, that the Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malm, Sweden, decided to stop the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece, where the two women and their three children had first Sweden's Data Inspection Board (DIB), the country's key data protection agency, said in a statement issued on July 5, 2010, that it is the legal responsibility of businesses and government agencies to monitor all data that In 2009, Sweden adopted a controversial law on Internet piracy, the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive, designed to permit prosecution of those suspected of illegal file downloads. (See Constance A. Johnson, Anti-Piracy Law Cuts Internet Traffic, On March 11, 2010, the Swedish Parliament adopted by a majority of one vote (131-130) a resolution that recognizes as genocide the killing of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire, in the years between 1914 and 1923. The Swedish Parliament enacted a bill on November 25, 2009, that amends and liberalizes existing law on the tax applied to individuals in cases of exchange of shares. The new rules, adopted as Prop. 2009/2010:24, will Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items Sweden's new anti-piracy law came into force on April 1, 2009, and traffic on the Internet in the country decreased by almost 50 percent. Under the new legislation, those who hold copyrights may obtain a court On April 1, 2009, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament), in a vote of 226 to 22, passed a law permitting same-sex marriages, replacing the Registered Partnership Act of 1994. The new law becomes effective on May 1. On March 19, 2009, Swedish Defense Minister Sten Tolgfors introduced a bill that would institute the largest reform of Sweden's military in several decades. "This will be a major strengthening of Sweden's defense capabilities," he stated. On January 15, 2009, the Swedish government introduced a blanket ban on mercury. Regulations governing the ban enter into force on June 1, 2009. As a result, such practices as the use of dental amalgam in On June 18, 2008, Sweden's Parliament passed a law authorizing warrantless wiretapping (draft text in Swedish, Mar. 8, 2007, available at http://www.regeringen.se/sb/d/8670/a/78367). The National Defense Radio Establishment has broad authority under the new legislation to On June 10, 2008, the Supreme Court of Sweden rejected a request by Russia, made in July 2007, to extradite a Chechen rebel suspected of the commission of ";a long line of crimes between May and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540582_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Labor Immigration http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540447_text Immigration and nationality - On April 11, 2014, the District Administrative Court in Linkping, Sweden, granted a petition by the Socialnamnd (Social Welfare Committee) to take a 14 year-old youth into protective care based on his excessive gaming. (14-andaring;ring On April 23, 2014, the Swedish Supreme Court rendered a groundbreaking verdict against the state, requiring it to pay SEK100,000 (about US$15,224) in damages to an individual who had been stripped of his Swedish citizenship in Following the April 8, 2014, verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidating the European Data Retention Directive, the Swedish oversight authority Post-och Telestyrelsen (PTS) announced on April 10, 2014, that it will On December 20, 2013, the Swedish Administrative Supreme Court denied an application for judicial review by a man threatened with deportation. (Sakerheten vager tyngre an svensk medborgares karnrattigheter - terrormisttankt utvisas [Security Heavier than a On February 6, 2014, the Swedish Minister of Justice Beatrice Ask published an Op-Ed on the future of arbitration in Sweden. (Beatrice Ask, Sverige mandaring;ste vassa reglerna om skiljefrfarande och effectivisera klanderprocessen On December 1, 2013, an amendment to the Swedish Traffic Regulation entered into force. Under the new provision, a cellphone or other communications device (such as a GPS) may only be used while driving if it The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling In May 2013 the Swedish government enacted a new piece of legislation that amends the Criminal Code by outlawing filming or taking photos in secret and making the crime punishable with up to two years in The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition (Prop.) 2013/14:14, REGERINGSKANSLIET.SE (Sept. 24, 2013)) that includes legislation to grant working parents paid benefits when staying home from work On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia to Sweden, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable Finnish speakers in eight additional districts in Sweden will have the option of using their native language in retirement homes and pre-schools, following the adoption of a Effective January 1, 2013, Sweden's Law 1972:119 on the Determination of Sex in Some Cases (hereinafter Sex Determination Law) was extensively amended. Among other changes, a compulsory The Swedish Migration Board has issued a report recommending a new visa plan designed to attract foreign students to universities in the country. It would give students from outside the European Union the possibility of finding Sweden's Gta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued The Swedish government has put forward a proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate in 2013 from the current level of 26.3% to 22%, an approximately 15% reduction. It is estimated that the measure would cost On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the government might introduce legislation "to prevent children from emptying their parents' bank accounts in just a few clicks when playing On May 2, 2012, Sweden's Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, released a statement on the issue of whether to ban drilling for oil in the Arctic region. He pointed out that while environmental issues are important for On May 10, 2012, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament) adopted controversial amendments to the country's Electronic Communications Act, which regulates the monitoring of Internet and telephone activity by the police. While there was agreement among political parties It was reported on April 3, 2012, that a government-appointed committee has presented a proposal to the Ministry of Social Affairs to eliminate the possibility of sentencing criminals to compulsory institutional care. The committee has been On February 29, 2012, the Swedish government made public draft legislation to outlaw the use of camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge. The measure takes aim at cases of "modern-day Peeping On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vandaring;rdcentral [public health provider] had discriminated against a homosexual woman who wanted to undergo a preliminary medical test in order to receive an in In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a fur store owner's refusal to admit four Romani customers into his store because he was closing for lunch. As a In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; In a June 2011 decision, the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman sharply criticized the Stockholm Police Department for deporting 26 "beggars" of Romani ethnicity. (Allvarlig kritik mot Polismyndigheten i Stockholms lan, som avvisat utlanningar med motiveringen att dessa The Swedish Supreme Court, on July 5, 2011, decided that there is no basis for Swedish jurisdiction over a custody battle when the child's "habitual residence" is outside Sweden and the European Union. (Hgsta Domstolens It was reported on March 30, 2011, that the Sami Parliament will send a report to the Swedish government in May demanding more self-determination for the Sami indigenous population in Sweden, which is estimated to number The Swedish government and the Green Party recently announced an agreement on a policy toward migrants. The plan would allow even those in the country illegally to receive health care and education and would give them On September 7, 2010, the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen, DIB) of Sweden published a new, four-page set of social media guidelines, entitled PERSONAL INFORMATION IN SOCIAL MEDIA. (Marcus Hoy, Swedish Data Protection Authority Issues New Social It was reported on September 6, 2010, that the Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malm, Sweden, decided to stop the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece, where the two women and their three children had first Sweden's Data Inspection Board (DIB), the country's key data protection agency, said in a statement issued on July 5, 2010, that it is the legal responsibility of businesses and government agencies to monitor all data that In 2009, Sweden adopted a controversial law on Internet piracy, the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive, designed to permit prosecution of those suspected of illegal file downloads. (See Constance A. Johnson, Anti-Piracy Law Cuts Internet Traffic, On March 11, 2010, the Swedish Parliament adopted by a majority of one vote (131-130) a resolution that recognizes as genocide the killing of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire, in the years between 1914 and 1923. The Swedish Parliament enacted a bill on November 25, 2009, that amends and liberalizes existing law on the tax applied to individuals in cases of exchange of shares. The new rules, adopted as Prop. 2009/2010:24, will Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items Sweden's new anti-piracy law came into force on April 1, 2009, and traffic on the Internet in the country decreased by almost 50 percent. Under the new legislation, those who hold copyrights may obtain a court On April 1, 2009, the Riksdag (Sweden's parliament), in a vote of 226 to 22, passed a law permitting same-sex marriages, replacing the Registered Partnership Act of 1994. The new law becomes effective on May 1. On March 19, 2009, Swedish Defense Minister Sten Tolgfors introduced a bill that would institute the largest reform of Sweden's military in several decades. "This will be a major strengthening of Sweden's defense capabilities," he stated. On January 15, 2009, the Swedish government introduced a blanket ban on mercury. Regulations governing the ban enter into force on June 1, 2009. As a result, such practices as the use of dental amalgam in On June 18, 2008, Sweden's Parliament passed a law authorizing warrantless wiretapping (draft text in Swedish, Mar. 8, 2007, available at http://www.regeringen.se/sb/d/8670/a/78367). The National Defense Radio Establishment has broad authority under the new legislation to On June 10, 2008, the Supreme Court of Sweden rejected a request by Russia, made in July 2007, to extradite a Chechen rebel suspected of the commission of ";a long line of crimes between May and It was reported in the Swedish press that on April 29, 2008, the Swedish government would present a bill on work-related immigration that would make it easier, beginning in mid-December, for people from countries outside the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540447_text