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paragraph 1 of this law provides for the obligation to provide
copies of electronic material that has been made available
for the public in this country by transmission via network
What is said in paragraphs 3 to 9 shall not apply to authorities. Regulations
about their obligation to provide copies, see paragraphs 14 to 16.
section 2 of this Act, the expression "electronic material a distinct
device of an electronic recording with text, audio, or picture
that has a hand particularly content that is intended to
presented at each use.
section 3 of the electronic material that has been made available to the
the public in this country by transfer via network, a
copies are provided to the Royal. the library in three months
from the offering.
The obligation referred to in the first subparagraph applies, however, only if the
1. the offering had constitutional protection under Chapter 1. 6 §
the first paragraph or section 9 of the freedom of expression, or
2. a company as professional sound producing electronic
materials or other opinions have been producing the
electronic material and provision has been made in
as referred to in Chapter 1. § 9, first subparagraph
freedom of expression by the petitioner or by a company
for the professional provision of electronic material
or other opinions.
4 § the obligation to provide legal deposit applies only to
electronic material related to the Swedish conditions.
An electronic materials is considered to touch Swedish conditions, if
1. in a not insignificant includes Swedish,
2. includes works by a Swedish author or performance of
a Swedish artist, or
3. mainly addressed to the general public in this country.
Has electronic material related to the Swedish conditions a
direct connection with other electronic materials, even the
later, the material is considered to touch the Swedish conditions.
Who should provide copies
paragraph 5 of the legal deposit of electronic material as someone who is
established in this country has allowed produce to be provided by
the latter. In other cases, the copies provided by the
Let make the material available to the public in this country
If he is established here.
Exemptions from the obligation to submit copies
section 6 of the obligation to provide legal deposit do not apply to
electronic material that has little content in the
context, it has been made available.
§ 7 obligation of duty specimens do not apply to
electronic material which constitutes or forms part of a commercial
ad from someone other than the person who must provide copies.
§ 8 the obligation to provide legal deposit do not apply to
electronic material that has the same or essentially
the same content as
1. already made electronic materials, or
2. something to be provided under the Act (1993:1392) if
copies of the document.
The obligation to provide legal deposit also does not apply to
electronic material that is extracted from the
1. already made electronic materials, or
2. such to be provided in accordance with the law on legal deposit of
Is already provided electronic materials provided with such protection
that makes it impossible or substantially difficult to preserve
However, the contents of, the legal deposit left by a later
made available electronically material that lacks such protection.
§ 9 the Government or the authority that the Government may
in individual cases, decide on exemptions from the obligation to submit
How legal deposit must be submitted
section 10 of Each legal deposit of electronic material should be submitted at
a data carrier in the logical format that it has made
available via network. Have an electronic materials
at the same time made available in multiple different logical format,
copies must be provided in a format that can be considered most suited to
The Government or the authority, as the Government determines, in
individual case provide that the obligation to provide
copies may be fulfilled otherwise.
section 11 When a legal deposit of electronic materials submitted shall
It shall be accompanied by information about the
1. availability of the electronic material,
2. the electronic material's logical formats,
3. codes or similar that may be required to take in the manner intended
part of the contents of the electronic material, and
4. the electronic material related to other electronic
materials to be provided under this Act or such to be
provided under the Act (1993:1392) If copies of documents.
section 12 of The overriding obligation to submit copies
with the associated information referred to in sections 2 to 11, of the authority
as the Government decides to fulfill his under penalty
paragraph 13 of the decision on the penalty under section 12 may be appealed to the General
Administrative Court. Leave to appeal is required on appeal
to the administrative court. Other decision under this Act shall not
subject to appeal.
Authorities ' obligation to provide copies
section 14 of The municipal authority or a government agency under the
the Government, which has allowed the production of a memorandum, report,
a study guide or any other similar
publication and lets make it available to the public
in this country, by transmission through the network in the form of a
discrete device of an electronic recording, shall submit a
copies of the document to the Royal. the library in three
months from the offering.
section 15 of the Government or the authority, as the Government determines
may provide for a derogation from the obligation of
municipal authorities submitting legal deposit under section 14.
The Government or the authority that the Government may
also provide for the obligation of municipal
authorities to leave duty specimens may be fulfilled in other ways
than that set out in paragraph 10.
The Government or the authority, as the Government determines
notify such provisions referred to in the first subparagraph in question
If the Cabinet Office and other government agencies during the
paragraph 16 of the Government or the authority, as the Government determines
may in individual cases to decide on exemptions from the obligation to
leave copies under section 14.
1. This law shall enter into force on July 1, 2012.
2. The law applicable to electronic materials that are made
available to the public in this country by transfer
via networks after 31 december 2014 unless otherwise specified in the
paragraph 3 or 4. Team (2013:638).
(a)) on 1 July 2012 has permission to broadcast tv to
the whole country according to Chapter 4. section 3 of the Broadcasting Act (2010:696)
or older legislation,
b) on July 1, 2012, the permission of the Government to
send ljudradio program to the entire country under Chapter 11. 1 §
first paragraph, the Broadcasting Act or older
c) 1 July 2012 has permission
under Chapter 13. the Broadcasting Act or the older legislation
to broadcast commercial radio or local radio with Gothenburg
(d)) on 1 July 2012 which gives out any of the ten
newspapers which had the largest average Edition
per release date in 2011,
e) on 1 July 2012 which gives out any of the ten magazines
who had the largest average Edition per
release date in 2011, and
f) crime victim compensation and support authority, insurance, Göteborg
universities, higher education authority, Karolinska
the Institute, the Swedish civil contingencies Agency,
Pensions Authority, Government Offices, The National Board Of Health And Welfare,
Special needs education, State school,
The central statistical office, the Swedish University of agricultural sciences and
Traffic analysis applied the law on electronic materials
made available in the manner specified in paragraph 2 after the
31 March 2013. Team (2013:638).
4. Public Health Agency of the law on electronic
material made available in the manner specified in
paragraph 2 after 31 december 2013 and on electronic
material to the Swedish National Institute of public health has commissioned
available as set out in paragraph 2 after 31
March 2013. Team (2013:638).
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