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Swedish statutes in translation – democracy


The Ministry of Justice provides non-official translations of some legislation.

Swedish statutes in translation - democracy

For translations of the fundamental laws (the Instrument of Government, the Act of Succession, the Freedom of the Press Act and the Fundamental Law on Freedom of Expression) and the Riksdag Act, please visit the website of the Riksdag.


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