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

Justitie- och migrationsminister Morgan Johansson
Morgan Johansson Minister for Justice and Migration
Anders Ygeman Minister for Home Affairs

News from Ministry of Justice

  • Measures for more short-term accommodation for asylum seekers

    There are large numbers of asylum seekers coming to Sweden. The responsible agencies have the capacity to deal with the situation, but things are strained. Above all, it is important to ensure access to accommodation for asylum seekers. This needs to be dealt with quickly.

  • Prevent, preempt and protect – the Swedish counter-terrorism strategy

    The Government has drawn up a new national counter-terrorism strategy that will form the basis of Sweden’s long-term work in this area, both nationally and internationally. The aim is to create a clear structure for the work needed to combat terrorist crime. The strategy emphasises the importance of cooperation and clear follow-up of the work done.

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