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

  • An up-to-date English translation of the Swedish Criminal Code

    A complete and modern translation of the Swedish Criminal Code is now available. The text will be updated continuously.

    “The translation is now ready, and we are very pleased with the final product. As I understand it, there is considerable demand for an English translation of the Swedish Criminal Code, and we hope that the new translation will meet this need,” says Minister for Justice and Migration Morgan Johansson.

  • 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.

Content from the Ministry of Justice

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