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section 1 of this Bill provides for the introduction of and trade
with syringes and needles which may be used for injection in
the human body through the skin.
In law, the term
Needle: injection mean, which can be used for injection,
family member: the spouse, partner, child, parent or sibling.
section 2 of A private person shall not include syringes or needles to
Sweden. However, this does not apply if the private person for the
the products of their own or family member medical use
fair game or another purpose.
paragraph 3 of the Trade in Sweden with syringes or needles may be carried out by
1. may engage in such trade in medicinal products referred to in Chapter 4.
paragraph 1 of the law (2009:366) on trade in drugs, or
2. has reported trade of the Government
4 § sale of syringes or needles to those who do not have
over 20 years-in may take place only if the buyer can prove that
the products needed for the buyer's own or family member
section 5 of The Government authority determines the supervision of
those who trade according to section 3 of this Act and the
rules given in conjunction with the law
section 6 supervisory authority has the right to request the
information and documents necessary for
The supervisory authority has the right to request access to
areas, rooms and other spaces where syringes and needles
be handled to the extent necessary for supervision. This
right excludes housing.
If necessary, the supervision authority may make inquiries
and take samples of syringes and needles. For costs because of
surveys or for set-aside samples are not replacement.
Whoever gets to trade according to paragraph 3 of and with
syringes and needles to provide the assistance in the investigation
as the regulatory authority requests.
section 7 of the regulatory authority may inform the directions needed
for regulatory oversight.
A decision on the injunction may be subject to a penalty.
section 8 at the request of a regulatory authority to Police Department
provide the necessary assistance when the regulator is taking
measures referred to in section 6 If
1. due to the particular circumstances give reason to suspect that
the action cannot be taken without a police man's special
powers under section 10 of the Police Act (1984:387) need
be used, or
2. otherwise, there are exceptional circumstances.
9 § anyone who willfully or negligently violates the 3 or
section 4 shall be liable to a fine.
The who has not complied with a fines will
not be liable under this Act to act as
covered by the injunction.
Provisions on penalties for illegal importation of guns or
needles and attempts at such an offence can be found in the Act (2000:1225)
If the penalty for smuggling.
section 10 Syringes or needles which have been the subject of crime
under this law, or their value as well as the exchange of such crimes
shall be declared forfeited, unless it is manifestly unreasonable.
section 11 of the regulator's decision notice under section 7 may
be appealed to the General Administrative Court.
Leave to appeal is required upon appeal to the cams right.
Decisions under this Act shall be effective immediately, unless otherwise specified
in the decision.
section 12 of the Government or the authority, as the Government determines
may announce further provisions on professional management
of syringes and needles which may be used for injection in
the human body.
1. This law shall enter into force on 1 november 2012, when
Regulation (1968:70) with certain provisions of
syringes and needles shall be repealed.
2. upon entry into force has a permit to
trade with syringes and needles under the repealed Regulation
shall be considered to have notified the trade according to section 3 of this Act 2.
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