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.

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  • 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.

  • Entry ban on travel to Sweden extended

    The Government has decided to extend the entry ban on travel to Sweden from EU/EEA countries. The Swedish regulations are also being adapted to the EU regulation on a COVID certificate. This mainly entails an entry ban on travel to Sweden unless a vaccination certificate, a negative COVID-19 test result, a certificate confirming recovery from COVID-19 or a corresponding certificate can be presented.

    The extension enters into force on 30 June and remains in effect until 31 August. Entry from Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway is still not subject to any entry restrictions.

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