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Public access to information and secrecy

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The Public Access to Information and Secrecy Act, which entered into force on 30 June 2009, contains provisions that supplement the provisions contained in the Freedom of the Press Act on the right to obtain official documents, for example provisions on the obligation of public authorities to register official documents, appeals against decisions of authorities, etc.


The brochure also contains a report on the rules of the Freedom of the Press Act concerning official documents.

Revised translation from the Swedish original, September 2020