Areas of responsibility
section 1 of the Swedish security service carries out in the capacity of security service
intelligence and security work.
The security police's main tasks and responsibilities is clear from
by paragraph 3 of the law on police (1984:387). Security Police other
tasks and responsibilities can be seen from the police the regulation
(2014:1104), regulations and specific decisions.
section 2 of the security police shall operate under the rule of law and
The security police to follow events in the outside world
and have the ability to quickly customize the orientation of
operations when needed.
paragraph 3 of the security police is responsible for the prevention, prevent
and detecting criminal activities and to investigate and prosecute
crimes are similar to the following:
1. violation of 18 or 19. the Penal Code or other breach
against national security, in the case of crimes against civil liberty
but only if there are special reasons for it,
2. crimes against
a) Act (2002:444) if punishment for the financing of particularly
serious crime in some cases,
b) Act (2003:148) if the penalties for terrorist offences, and
c) Act (2010:299) if the penalty for public incitement,
recruitment and training in respect of terrorist offences and of other
particularly serious crime,
3. such violations of Chapter 13. the Penal Code, which has been referred to
to evoke the danger to national security or to seriously
threaten or harm central social functions,
4. corporate espionage or illicit dealings in
trade secret, if there is reason to believe that
the offence was committed on behalf of or are supported by
a foreign power or by someone who has acted for a
on behalf of foreign powers,
5. crimes involving violence, threats or coercion has been used for political
purposes, if the crime was directed against someone whose
personal protection security police is responsible, or if the Act has
focused on a particularly important interests of society, and
6. offences relating to the sanctions legislation, munitions or
dual-use items, but only crimes
related to the activities of the security police has
the task of prevention.
If the security police in connection with the activities listed in
first paragraph 1 – 4 or 6 detects any other breach, may
Security Police investigate even the crime.
paragraph 4 Of article 3 of the law on police (1984:387) shows that the security police
is responsible for the personal protection of the Central Government leaders.
With Central Government leaders referred to the following people:
the head of State, heir to the throne, the President, members of Parliament,
the Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers, State Secretaries and
Cabinet Secretary. The security police, also in a
case-by-case basis, decide on personal protection.
The security police is responsible for such protection, and more
safety work connected with State visits and the like
5 § security police may, without prejudice to paragraph 3, even in
a case-by-case basis, investigate crimes levelled against anyone for whose
personal protection security police is responsible or a loved one
to him or her.
Security protection and other security work
paragraph 6 of the Security Police, in addition to what follows from 47 §
safety protection Regulation (1996:633), give advice on
security protection. Security Police may otherwise give advice
to prevent crimes against national security or other particular
important public interests.
section 7 of the security police, with the consent of the Government of a
in particular cases, conducting external relations with regard to
security protection and other security work.
Information to the Government
section 8 Notice which may be important in Swedish
security policy or that otherwise should be
the Government's attention shall, without delay, be reported to the
Government offices (Ministry of Justice) on the way
Government closer to decide.
§ 9 the security police shall by 31 August each year at a
Letter to the Government account for the application of the law
(1991:572) on special control of aliens in the period 1
July of the previous year to 30 June.
Cooperation with other authorities and bodies
section 10 in section 6 of the Police Act (1984:387) provides basic
provisions on the security police cooperation with other
authorities and bodies.
Particularly if interacting with Police
paragraph 11 of the security police shall co-operate with the police in
to the extent necessary for the police to
The security police and the police authority shall determine, in consultation
and continuing to develop modalities for interaction and
coordination between authorities.
The Security Chief of police is responsible, together with the national police
for that there are effective mechanisms for solving cooperation-
and coordination issues between authorities.
section 12 of the security police should, to the extent that privacy is not
prevents it, inform the police authority about conditions that can
relevant to its activities.
section 13 Of the police authority in a particular case, request it and it
no special reasons against it, the security police, assist
When police led by police.
The security police shall provide technical assistance and other help
to the extent that Police authorities
paragraph 14 of the Security Chief of police shall immediately notify
the national police information of extreme importance.
section 15 of the Deputy Security Chief of police may, in consultation with the Manager
for National Operations Department, despite the
responsibilities that would otherwise apply to the authorities, in
a case-by-case basis, decide that an investigation or other
task in the law enforcement business will be left
to the police for further processing.
section 16 of the security police shall cooperate with foreign authorities
or bodies and international organizations in the
extent necessary for Security police activities and
as the Government closer to decide.
section 17 security police may conclude an international
agreement on cooperation with a foreign law enforcement
authority, intelligence or security services, or other
equivalent bodies in a Member State of the European
the Union or that have concluded agreements under the Convention on the
implementing the Schengen agreement of 14 June 1985 on the
cooperation with States parties. It does not apply if
the agreement requires parliamentary or Utrikesnämndens
Security Police Chief included agreements referred to in the first
paragraph. Before the Security Police Chief included an agreement
should the Government offices (Ministry of Justice).
Support for Security and integrity protection
section 18 of the security police will provide security and
integrity protection the aid referred to in paragraphs 11 and 15
Ordinance (2007:1141) with instruction for security and
section 19 of the security police is headed by a head of Government.
section 20 of the security police, there shall be an Advisory Council which
consists of no more than eight members.
Advisory Council information shown in section 9 of the Government Regulation.
Transparency should not, however, refer to such information that can compromise
the Agency's cooperation with any other notice or
security services or relating to the management of police operations in
a case-by-case basis.
Positions and assignments
section 21 of the Security Chief of police is the head of Government.
At the Agency, there shall be a Deputy
security police officer who is the Deputy Head of Government
and whose employment is decided by the Government.
section 22 Government orders for a certain time the members of the
the staff disciplinary board who shall serve for a period in particular.
23 § if required with regard to the data may
Security Police may decide that for the specified time or until
Furthermore, until a certain time, hire a
police officer who has an indefinite by
The police authority.
Movement of workers
section 24 of the security police decides about the movement in accordance with paragraph 5 of
Police Act (1984:387) by a worker who is employed by
Employment at the Police Department or any other agency
as part of such a transfer duty is decided by the
receiving authority. It does not, however, apply for a
employment as decided by the Government.
Transfer the obligation only applies when moving to
Staff disciplinary board
section 25 of the security police, there shall be a
staff disciplinary board. Board hears matters referred to in section 25
first subparagraph, the Government agencies Ordinance (2007:515)
employees at the Agency, unless otherwise stated.
The Board is composed of the Security Police Chief, who is the Chairman,
staff representatives, three representatives of the authority that
Security Police Chief determines and two by the Government especially
appointed members. Alternates may be designated for the representatives
for the security police.
Security Police Chief decides who should be Deputy
Chairman of the Board.
section 26 of the cases concerning disciplinary responsibility, suspension,
resignation or dismissal, the President determines if a
proceedings before the Board shall be initiated. The President may
cancelling a case if it is obvious that the matter should not be
lead to some action from the Board page.
The Board has decided to suspend someone from work and is
because of changed circumstances is obvious that decision
no longer should apply, the President may decide alone in
Decision of the Chairman shall be reported at the next
meeting of the Board.
paragraph 27 of the Board is a quorum when the President and at least four
other members are present.
When cases that are of a policy nature or of other major
weight is handled should at least seven members being present.
The applicability of a specific regulation
section 28 of the security police shall apply
the staff representatives Ordinance (1987:1101).
The right to provide, etc.
section 29 of the second paragraph of section 27 of the Regulation (2014:1102)
instruction for police authorities show that police authorities
immediately notify the security police about crime or
criminal activity referred to in paragraph 3 of this regulation.
The security police, in consultation with the police notify
rules about what other types of crimes and other
phenomena that can affect the security police's area of responsibility
and as the security police must be informed.
section 30 of the security police may, after the police have
been heard, provide for Police involvement in
the protection of a person whose personal protection security police
section 31 of the security police shall, by such general advice provided
in article 1 of the Constitutional Assembly Ordinance (1976:725) and
statements promoting the legality and coherence at
the application of the law within its area of responsibility.
Exemptions from government regulation
section 32 the following provisions of the governmental regulation
(2007:515) should only be applied in administrative matters:
-section 20 of presentation,
– section 21 of the decision of the Agency,
– section 27 if the Authority's right to represent the State in the courts,
– section 29 on the case.