The policy of the law
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This law contains provisions for the implementation of
The Council of Europe Convention on 16 May 2005, on the prevention of
terrorism and the European Union framework decision of 28 november
2008 amending framework decision 2002/475/JHA on combating
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This law contains provisions for the implementation of the 1. The Council of Europe Convention on 16 May 2005, on the prevention of terrorism, 2. The European Union framework decision of 28 november 2008 amending framework decision 2002/475/JHA on combating terrorism (2008/919/JHA), and 3. paragraph 6 of United Nations Security Council resolution 2178 (2014). Law (2016:95).
Particularly serious crime
2 section of particularly serious crime covered by this law
1. murder, manslaughter, aggravated assault, kidnapping, unlawful
deprivation of liberty, aggravated unlawful coercion, arson, aggravated
arson, generally dangerous destruction, sabotage and spreading
by poison or infection, if the purpose of the Act is to instil
fear in a population or a population group or to
compel a Government or an international organization to
take or refrain from taking an action,
2. terrorist offences under section 2 of the Act (2003:148) if the penalty for
terrorist offences, aggravated sabotage, hijacking, maritime or
Aviation sabotage or airport sabotage,
3. such crime as referred to in
a) article 1 of the International Convention on 17
December 1979 against hostage-taking,
b) article 7 of the Convention on 3 March 1980 on the physical protection
of nuclear material,
c) article 2 of the International Convention on 15
December 1997 for the Suppression of terrorist bombings,
(d)) of article 2 of the International Convention on april 13
2005 for the Suppression of nuclear terrorism,
4. murder, manslaughter, assault, aggravated assault, kidnapping,
unlawful deprivation of liberty, aggravated criminal damage, arson, aggravated
arson and threats of such crimes, if the act carried out against the
such internationally protected persons referred to in
the Convention of 14 december 1973 on the prevention and
punishment of offences against diplomats and other
internationally protected persons, as well as
5. crimes under section 3 of the Act (2002:444) if the penalty for
the financing of particularly serious crime in some
case. Law (2014:436).
section 3 of The who, in a public service announcement urging or
otherwise the search lead to particularly serious crime is sentenced
to imprisonment not exceeding two years.
4 § The seeking to persuade someone else, otherwise than as mentioned in
section 3, to commit or otherwise contribute to particularly serious
crime is sentenced to imprisonment not exceeding two years.
§ 5 The notifying or seeking advise instructions on
the manufacture or use of explosives, weapons, or
harmful or hazardous substances which are particularly suited to be used
for particularly serious crime, or whether other methods
or techniques that are particularly suitable for such a purpose, is sentenced
to a maximum of two years ' imprisonment, if the Act was committed with
knowing that the instructions are intended to be used for
particularly serious crime.
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The person receiving such instructions referred to in paragraph 5 of the intention of using them for particularly serious crime is sentenced to imprisonment not exceeding two years, if the notice of the instructions was particularly devoted to the promotion of such crime. Law (2016:95).
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To imprisonment of up to two years is convicted the traveling or embarking on a journey to a country other than the country in which he or she is a national in order to 1. commit or prepare the especially serious crime, or 2. announce or accept instructions in accordance with section 5 or 5a. Law (2016:95).
Other provisions on liability
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If the offence referred to in section 3, 4 or 5 is rough, is sentenced to
imprisonment of not less than six months and not more than six years. At the discretion of the
If the crime is gross, particular consideration shall be given to whether the intended particular
serious crime that involves danger for several human lives
or for property of particular importance, if it concluded that a
part of the activities carried out in larger scale or if
otherwise been of particularly dangerous species.
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If the offences specified in 3, 4, 5 or 5 a § is rough, is sentenced to imprisonment for not less than six months and not more than six years. In assessing whether the offence is aggravated, it should in particular be taken into account if the crime intended particularly serious crime that involves danger for several human life or to property of particular importance, if the offence is included as part of an activity carried out on a larger scale, or if it otherwise has been of particularly dangerous species. Law (2016:95).
section 7 Liability under this Act must not be sentenced if there had been
only slight danger that the Act would lead to
removal of a particularly serious crime or if the Act
taking into account other circumstances are considered to be minor.
section 8 Of the Act is subject to the same or stricter penalties in
brottsbal-ken, or in the Act (2003:148) if the penalty for
terrorist offences shall not be imposed responsibility under this law.
§ 9 Even if there is no jurisdiction under Chapter 2. 2 or 3 section
the criminal is convicted of offences under this law at the Swedish court
If the crime was committed
1. by a Swedish citizen or foreigner resident in
2. in one of the institutions of the European Union or against a
bodies set up in accordance with the Treaty on European
Union or the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union and
which has its seat in Sweden.
The first paragraph also applies if the offence in accordance with section 8 shall
punishable under the criminal code or the Act (2003:148) of punishment
for terrorist offences.
Provisions requiring the State to prosecute in certain cases
see Chapter 2. section 5 of the Penal Code.