Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice is responsible for legislation concerning the constitution and general administrative law, civil law, procedural law and criminal law. The Ministry also handles matters relating to migration and asylum policy. In the international arena, the Ministry takes part in efforts to lay the groundwork for international cooperation against cross-border crime.

Responsible ministers

Porträttfoto av justitie- och migrationsminister Morgan Johansson
Morgan Johansson Minister for Justice and Migration
Anders Ygeman Minister for Home Affairs

News from Ministry of Justice

  • Assisted fertilisation for single women

    The Government is now proposing that single women be given the same access to assisted fertilisation within the Swedish health care system as married couples, registered partners and cohabiting partners. If the bill is approved, a single woman who undergoes such treatment would be the child’s sole legal parent.

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