Overview of the legal framework

Sweden

Country Report: Overview of the legal framework Last updated: 30/11/20

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Main legislative acts relevant to asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention and content of protection

 

Title in English

Original Title (SE)

Abbreviation

Web Link

Aliens Act, 2005:716

Utlänningslag (2005:716)

UtlL

https://bit.ly/2Hzrris  (SE)

Law on Reception of Asylum Seekers and Others, 1994:137

Lag (1994:137) om mottagande av asylsökande

         LMA

https://bit.ly/2ES88Ne  (SE)

Law on temporary limitations to the possibility of being granted a residence permit in Sweden, 2016:752 (prolonged on 20 July 2019 [2019:481])

Lag (2016:752) om tillfälliga begränsningar av möjligheten att få uppehållstillstånd i Sverige

 

https://bit.ly/2udG0xy  (SE)
 

https://bit.ly/2PP4glQ (SE)

 

 

 

 

 

Main implementing decrees and administrative guidelines and regulations relevant to asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention and content of protection

 

Title in English

Original Title (SE)

Abbreviation

Web Link

Aliens Act Ordinance, 2006:97

Utlänningsförordningen, 2006:97

UtlF

 https://bit.ly/2HM9fkP (SE)

Ordinance on the Act on Reception of Asylum Seekers, 1994:361

Ordinance with Instructions for the Migration Agency, 2019:502

Förordning (1994:361) om lagen om mottagande av asylsökande, 1994:361

Förordning (2019:502) med instruktion för Migrationsverket

 

 

 https://bit.ly/2jMHsV9 (SE)

 

 

 

https://bit.ly/2L7YbPr (SE)

 

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • ANNEX – I Transposition of the CEAS in national legislation