Announcement (2014:333) On The Exemption In Some Cases For Foreign Plaintiffs To Set Security For Costs

Original Language Title: Tillkännagivande (2014:333) om befrielse i vissa fall för utländska kärande att ställa säkerhet för rättegångskostnader

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2014:333

Foreigners and foreign legal persons are, to the extent specified below, on the basis of international agreements and commitments referred to in paragraph 5 of the Act (1980:307) on the obligation of foreign plaintiffs to set security for costs, exempt from the obligation to provide security under the law and has the same right to demand security according to the law as Swedish citizens and Swedish legal entities.



Exempt from the obligation to provide security is



1. citizens of Denmark with the Faroe Islands and Greenland, Iceland or Japan, 2. nationals of a State which is connected to one of the Hague 17 July 1905 and 1 March 1954 on civil procedure, and legal persons established in such a State, in accordance with its law, in case or cases not involving responsibility for crimes, if the citizen or legal entity domiciled in a State which is connected to one of the above-mentioned Hague conventions ,



3. nationals of a State which is connected to the European settlement the Convention on 13 december 1955,



4. a person who resides in a State that is connected to the New York Convention of 20 June 1956 on the recovery abroad of maintenance, in case or cases concerning maintenance payments which have been brought under the provisions of that Convention,



5. the residing in the United States plus Guam, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Samoa, with the exception of Alabama, the District of Columbia and Mississippi, in case or cases concerning maintenance payments which have arisen through the mediation of insurance, 6. natural and legal persons in the trial relating to the application of the Act (1965:723) on the recognition and enforcement of certain foreign judgments and decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children or the application of the Act (1976:108) on the recognition and enforcement of foreign key relating to maintenance obligations,



7. the resident in a Contracting Party to the Hague Convention of 23 november 2007 on the international recovery of maintenance for children and other family members, in case or cases concerning maintenance payments which have been brought under the provisions of that Convention,



8. a national of a Contracting Party to the Geneva Convention of 19 May 1956 on the contract for the international carriage of goods by road, as well as legal entities, established in such a State, in accordance with its law, in legal proceedings on the occasion of the carriage of goods as referred to in the Convention, if the citizen or legal person domiciled or engaged in business with a permanent establishment in a Contracting Party to the Convention ,



9. nationals of a Contracting Party to the European Convention on 24 november 1977 concerning migrant workers ' legal position, if he or she is staying in Sweden as a migrant worker for the purposes of the Convention,



10. natural and legal persons in actions based on the Treaty on 9 May 1980 concerning international carriage by rail (COTIF), 11. natural and legal persons domiciled in a Contracting Party to the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on international access to justice, in the case or matters which do not concern the responsibility for crimes.



French citizens and legal persons who are established in France under French law and is domiciled in France, have in court proceedings which do not concern the responsibility for crimes the same power to require security to apply Swedish citizens and Swedish legal entities under the Act (1980:307) on the obligation of foreign plaintiffs to provide security for costs.