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Law (2011:1070) On Trade In Seal Products

Original Language Title: Lag (2011:1070) om handel med sälprodukter

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Introductory provisions

section 1 of this Act is complementary to the European Parliament and of the Council

Regulation (EC) no 1007/2009 of 16 November 2009 on the

trade in seal products.

The words and expressions used in this Act have the same meaning

as in European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no



section 2 of the supervision of compliance with the directive of the European Parliament and of

Council Regulation (EC) no 1007/2009 of the State is exercised

agricultural works (supervisor).

section 3 of the supervisory authority is to the extent necessary for the

supervision has the right to

1. request information and receive documents, and

2. get access to areas, offices and other areas where

It can be assumed that products that are or may be of seal

kept for sale or offered for sale

and where do surveys and take samples.

The right of access does not apply to housing.

4 § The subject to prudential supervision should provide the necessary assistance

for supervision to be carried out.

§ 5 supervisory authority may notify the injunctions

needed to European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC)

No 1007/2009 and this Act shall be followed.

section 6 supervisory authority may decide to take care of a

seal product marketed or that are clearly intended to

placed on the market in breach of the European Parliament and Council regulation

(EC) no 1007/2009. The regulatory authority's decision concerning

immediately, unless the authority determines otherwise.

The supervisory authority may decide that at the owner's expense

destroy a seal product taken care of with the support of the first

paragraph. The regulatory authority may determine that such

the decision will apply immediately.

The help of the police authority

section 7 of the law enforcement agency shall provide the supervisory authority the help

needed for supervision.

The assistance referred to in the first subparagraph may be requested only if

1. the particular circumstances give reason to suspect that

the operation cannot be carried out without a police man's special

powers under section 10 of the law on police (1984:387)

used, or

2. There are serious reasons.

Law (2014:711).


section 8 to a fine person who with intent or by gross

negligence in breach of European Parliament and Council regulation

(EC) no 1007/2009 by placing on the market of seal products in violation of

Article 3 of the regulation.

If the Act is considered to be call shall not be responsible.

To liability under this law are judged not on the deed is coated

with the penalty in the hunting Act (1987:259) or Act (2000:1225) if

penalties for smuggling.

section 9 provisions on penalties for the import of seal products in action

v European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 1007/2009

see Act (2000:1225) of punishment for smuggling.


section 10 unless it is patently unreasonable, the following property

be declared forfeited:

1. a seal product that has been subject to offences under this Act

or the value of the product, and

2. Exchange of offences under this law.


section 11 of the regulatory authority's decision under paragraphs 5 and 6 may

be appealed to the administrative court.

Leave to appeal is required for an appeal to the administrative court.