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.

News from Ministry of Justice

  • Amendments to the entry ban for people travelling to Sweden from certain countries outside the EU/EEA

    Photo: Folio

    The Government has adopted amendments to the temporary ban on entry into Sweden. The amendments primarily mean that people who can present a vaccine certificate issued in certain specific countries and territories are exempted from the entry ban. The decision also means that the ban will be reintroduced for entry from a number of countries in accordance with the Council of the European Union’s updated recommendations for travel to into EU Member States. Certain amendments have also been made to make the entry ban rules more uniform and to simplify the entry process for both travellers and border police. The amendments enter into force on 20 September 2021.

    Please note that people traveling into Sweden from abroad must follow the Public Health Agency's updated recommendations upon arrival.

  • The Government presents package of measures to stop men’s violence against women

    Mikael Damberg, Minister for Home Affairs, Märta Stenevi, Minister for Gender Equality and Housing and Morgan Johansson, Minister for Justice and Migration
    Mikael Damberg, Minister for Home Affairs, Märta Stenevi, Minister for Gender Equality and Housing and Morgan Johansson, Minister for Justice and Migration. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices.

    Men’s violence against women must end. The Government is today presenting a package of measures for future work to prevent and combat men’s violence against women. The package includes measures to prevent the use of violence, support and protection to those affected and stricter legislation regarding prosecuting those who subject their partner or former partner to violence.

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