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section 1 of the State shall conduct a consular emergency effort to
assist individuals with many people associated with the
Sweden are affected by a crisis or a disaster abroad and
the need for evacuation and other measures with respect to
the nature, consequences and circumstances of other
cannot be satisfied by other means, and the operation nor
any other reason meets specific obstacles.
section 2 of the regulations on disaster medicine efforts abroad
see Act (2008:552) on disaster medicine as part of
Swedish efforts abroad.
Who is covered by a consular emergency response
section 3 of A consular emergency action can only cover
1. Swedish nationals,
2. the Swedish national foreign family members,
3. in Sweden resident aliens,
4. nationals of Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway, as well as their
family members, to the extent permitted by the
consular responsibilities that Sweden has in relation to the
these countries, in accordance with article 34 of the Nordic
cooperation agreement of 23 March 1962 between Sweden,
Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway (Su 1962:14 and SUN
5. citizens of the countries of the European Union, in the
extent arising from consular duties as
Sweden has in relation to these countries in accordance with
Treaty on the functioning of the EU.
Decisions on consular emergency response
4 § the Government decides in the case of a consular
disaster action is to be implemented.
section 5 of The subject of a consular emergency effort is
required to reimburse the State for costs incurred when he
or she transported or had health care.
If a consular emergency effort included someone who at
the operation is under the age of 18 years, is the custodian when
the event which gave rise to the liability occurred
required to reimburse the costs referred to in the first subparagraph. If
There are special reasons, the claim shall be produced
against the minor.
If a consular emergency effort included transport of deceased
is the deceased person's estate liable for
section 6 of the questions about the compensation of the State is being examined by the authority
as the Government determines.
section 7 liability according to § 5 shall be reduced or
remitted if there are special reasons for the
the debtor's personal or financial
conditions and circumstances as a whole.
paragraph 8 of the amounts referred to in paragraph 5 of which is not paid shall be submitted for
recovery. For the recovery may enforcement under
enforcement code occur. Provisions for recovery, see
Act (1993:891) for the recovery of public debts, etc.
The Government announces that the recovery should not be
may be requested for minor amounts.
9 § decision on liability may be appealed to the General
Leave to appeal is required in the case of appeal to the administrative court.
section 10 of the regulations on consular financial assistance to
individual abroad can be found in the Act (2003:491) of consular
Financial assistance to individuals covered by a consular
emergency action in accordance with the provisions of this law are not subject to
the law on consular financial assistance.
section 11 of the Government or the authority, as the Government determines
announce details relating to consular emergency effort.
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