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The scope of the law
section 1 of this Act shall apply to employees in the armed forces at the
serving in an international military operation. The law should
not, however, apply to the locally employed by
Armed forces in operational area.
With international military intervention under this law
the activities of the armed forces engaged in a priority axis
abroad in order to
1. ward off the risk of an armed conflict,
2. stem the ongoing armed conflict,
3. monitor the cease-fire and peace agreements,
4. create conditions for lasting peace and security through
humanitarian work in connection with an armed conflict.
section 2 of The who will serve in an international military operation
and do not have a position in the armed forces may be employed
especially for service in such an effort.
section 3 pursuant to article 2 of the employment shall be limited in duration and cover
time for both training and service. The employment may
However, only limited in time to the duration of training or
length of service.
Employment may be terminated before the expiry of the term of employment with
a notice period of three months for both employers and
workers. The employer may, however, grant the employee
shorter notice period. If the employee received training
for service without getting the approved grade gets
the employer terminate the employment with a period of notice of
For those who are hired under to 15-17 of the Act (1982:80)
employment protection does not apply.
section 4 Of the employed in the armed forces and serving in
an international military intervention to the working hours Act
(1982:673) and section 12 of the annual holidays Act (1977:480) shall not apply.
§ 5 in the case of the armed forces ' OSH responsibilities in a
international military intervention, the following provisions of the
the work environment Act (1977:1160) is applied in the area of action, if
do not stop this service conditions:
– Chapter 2. 1-8 sections,
– Chapter 3. 1 – 3 and 4 sections, section 7 g of the first and second paragraphs, and
– Chapter 6. 1 to 6 sections, 6 a of the first subparagraph, first and second
the sentences and, second subparagraph, and paragraphs 8 and 9.
Particular follow-up responsibilities
section 6 of the military will investigate whether the staff who served in a
international military intervention has a physical or mental
problems as a result of service in the operational area.
The investigation referred to in the first subparagraph shall have the form and the
extent justified by the circumstances during military service
in the area of action. The investigation shall include personal contact,
If this is not clearly unnecessary or not can
The armed forces ' responsibilities under the first and second subparagraphs
persists for five years after his service in the
area of action terminated.
section 7 of the defence forces shall assist the investigation under section 6,
individuals with information and guidance. This also applies to
After the time limit referred to in paragraph 6 of the third paragraph.
section 8 if anyone suffers physical or mental disorders during
service in the operational area or travelling to or from
such service to the armed forces in consultation with the injured
examine the need for and, if appropriate, provide support to the individual
to help strengthen his ability to
1. recover full working capacity, or
2. make a living through gainful employment.
The armed forces will give the individual the appropriate job training within
the framework for the activities of the defence forces, if possible.
If the appeal is likely to lead to permanent disabilities
or is otherwise of a serious nature, the armed forces support
and assist the individual to his or her ability to
an active and independent life.
section 9 in the case where the complaints referred to in paragraph
give rise to the need for access to appropriate vocational training
or training of the individual, in order to strengthen their
earning capacity, the defence forces provide financial support to
such education or training which is extended as a result of
The armed forces will also provide financial support to other
measures that promote the individual's return to work
and the acquisition of tools he or she needs.
10 § support under section 8, first subparagraph, and paragraph 9 shall be given only if the
It should not be provided by someone else as a result of
other provisions and to the extent that it is
reasonable taking into account the problems and circumstances of
section 11 in carrying out the tasks referred to in paragraphs 8 and 9
the armed forces should cooperate with other relevant authorities and
section 12 of the armed forces ' responsibilities under sections 8 and 9 means no
restriction of the responsibility that the injured employers have
According to Chapter 3. 2 (a) and paragraph 3 of the second paragraph, the Working Environment Act
(1977:1160) and 30 Cape. the social security code.
If another employer has taken support measures should
The armed forces ' support measures in accordance with paragraphs 8 and 9 should be coordinated with
section 13 For military service in an international military operation
the provisions on work injury insurance in
social security code from the first journey to the
area of action is initiated to the deliverance from
area of action terminated. An injury that occurs during this time
shall be considered as occupational injury, if consideration reasons speak for it.
Damage occurring during vacation or equivalent time off
outside bet area to be covered by work injury insurance
only if there are special reasons for it.
When assessing whether the serving in an international
military operation suffered a work-related injury, the provisions of
43 Cape. 4-6 of the social insurance code shall apply for the period
referred to in the first and second paragraphs, if it is more favourable
for the individual than the application of chapter 39. 3 and 5-7 sections
the social security code.
section 14 for the purposes referred to in section 13 of the provisions on
work injury in the social security code is livränte the surface
at least 7 price base amounts according to Chapter 2. 6 and 7 of the said beam.
section 15 Despite 42 Cape. section 12 of the social code shall
The insurance fund at the request of the individual to consider whether he
or she has a work-related injury in such cases referred to
in this law.
Assistance to relatives
section 16 of the armed forces to provide support in the form of
information to relatives of staff serving in a
international military action. The armed forces must also have a
coherent planning of their work with families in their
section 17 If the serving in an international military operation
damaged so that he or she requires hospitalisation or
fatally injured, to the armed forces at the request of the employee's relative
replace it for a reasonable number of trips to the injured or
the killed and living expenses and loss of time for such a trip on
the same basis as applies in respect of the remuneration of public
funds to the witnesses.
In the cases referred to in the first subparagraph, the armed forces after
application provide reasonable contribution to costs for psychosocial support
to relatives who are in need of it if it seems
reasonable in the circumstances.
The armed forces may otherwise give such contributions if there are
special reasons for it.
If a relative's involvement is of particular importance for the
injured rehabilitation, the armed forces, on application, give
the relative fair compensation for costs as such
section 18 of the armed forces ' decision under 8, 9 and 17 of may
be appealed to the administrative court.
Leave to appeal is required for an appeal to the administrative court.
The Swedish social insurance agency's decision that involves the application of 13, 14
or section 15 may be amended, be reviewed and appealed against in the order
provided for in Chapter 113 the social security code.
1. this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2011. By the law
repeals Act (1999:568) if foreign power within
The Swedish armed forces.
2. The old law still applies, mutatis mutandis,
for those serving in the police force abroad.
3. The new Act also apply in the case of former employees
in foreign workforce has been damaged after the end of 1992.
Compensation under section 17, second subparagraph for costs
been incurred otherwise than in connection with a
related lost or damaged so hard that hospitalization
required, are paid only for costs incurred
After the entry into force.
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