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

Morgan Johansson, Minister for Justice and Migration
Morgan Johansson Minister for Justice and Migration
Mikael Damberg, Minister for Home Affairs
Mikael Damberg Minister for Home Affairs

News from Ministry of Justice

  • Special regulations on residence permits in the event of a no-deal Brexit

    The Ministry of Justice has circulated a memorandum for comment containing proposals for special regulations on residence permits for UK citizens in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The proposals are part of the Government’s preparations ahead of Brexit and aim to make it easier for UK citizens living in Sweden to be granted a residence permit here.

  • Cross-party commission of inquiry to examine migration policy

    The Government has decided to appoint a cross-party commission of inquiry to examine Sweden’s future migration policy. The inquiry is to consider the design of the policy with the aim of establishing a system that is sustainable in the long-term. The Migration policy must be humane, legally secure and effective.

    The commission of inquiry is to present its report by 15 August 2020.

Content from the Ministry of Justice

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