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§ 1 the national archives State Archives authority and have it
specific responsibilities for the State archives activities and for
Archive services in the country as evidenced by the Archives Act (1990:782),
Archive Regulation (1991:446) and this regulation.
section 2 of the national archives should have supervision over the public
Archive operations and dealing with archive particulars not
any other authority should deal with.
section 3 of the national archives should have the national overview of
Archive questions and follow the archive operation in the country.
4 §/expires U: 2016-01-01/national archives are archives authority for
1. State authorities,
2. such agencies as described in Chapter 2. paragraph 4, first sentence
public access to information and secrecy (2009:400) when it comes to
archives that are derived from the activities referred to in annex
to public access to information and secrecy,
3. such individual body which holds State archive of
under the Act (1994:1383) if the surrender of General
documents to bodies other than the authorities for storage,
4. Swedish Church with regard to archives held pursuant
of the Act (1999:288) if the surrender of General documents
to the Swedish Church or any of its organizational
parts for storage, etc.
4 section/entry into force: 01/01/2016/national archives are archives authority for 1. Government authorities, 2. such bodies as described in Chapter 2. paragraph 4, first sentence, publicity and secrecy (2009:400) regarding archives resulting from the activities referred to in the annex to public access to information and secrecy, 3. individual body which holds governmental Archives Act (2015:602) concerning the submission of official documents for storage, and 4. Swedish Church with regard to archives held by virtue of the law (1999:288) if the submission of official documents to the Swedish Church or any of its organizational parts for storage, accommodation Regulation (2015:607)
section 5 of the national archives should particularly
1. work to ensure that such authorities and bodies referred to in paragraph 4 of the
fulfil their obligations under the Archives Act (1990:782) and
Archive Regulation (1991:446),
2. promote the development of methods for the production,
preserving and making available of documents as part of the
3. promote appropriate screening of documents,
4. give the municipalities of advice in archive issues and push for increased
coherence and coordination between the State and the
municipal archive management, and
5. promote increased knowledge based on research and collaboration
with others, such as universities and colleges, and
impart knowledge in its field.
section 6 of the national archives may, in addition to what follows from the Archives Act
(1990:782) and section 4, receiving records from the Parliament
and its works, government offices and from municipal
The National Archives receives records from individual if the
is of particular importance for research and cultural heritage.
The national archives will receive maps and prints of importance for
research in the field of defence.
section 7 of the national archives to keep documents that have been received for the
section 8 of the national archives will make available the archives for research and
any other use, including: by digitizing, services for
electronic access and information about the archives.
§ 9 the national archives may provide digitization services
as the scanning and indexing for authorities and other
section 10 of the national archives to promote the development of individual
Archives activities by distribution of Government grants.
section 11 of the national archives may advise the individual in archive issues.
section 12 of the national archives, in their activities to integrate a
equality, diversity and child perspective as well as a
international and intercultural exchanges and cooperation.
The national archives will specifically promote cooperation with foreign
institutions and international organisations in
paragraph 13 of the national archives is responsible for the State's Heraldic activities
and shall in particular ensure that arms or heraldic emblems
referring to the State or State authorities is carried out in
accordance with heraldic norms. The national archives will also work
to provisions on flag of Sweden followed.
On behalf of the municipalities, the national archives establishment proposals
the municipal coat of arms and carrying out investigations into
such weapons. The national archives may also make other enquiries
and take other actions on the heraldic area.
section 14 of the national archives to release Svenskt biografiskt lexikon and
14 a of the national archives to follow up the outcome of the
their activity and report it to the Swedish National Council for Cultural Affairs.
Authorities shall consult on the reporting
needed. Regulation (2014:180).
15 § in addition to the information provided by the national archives under the 2-14 § §
the Agency may, within the framework of its field commit
to carry out studies, investigations and other missions
for agencies and individuals, to the extent that it does not distort
competition in the market.
15 a of the National Archives ' cooperation with the authorities and other
participants will include civil society organizations.
section 16 of the national archives is managed by a head of Government.
section 17 at the national archives, there shall be an Advisory Council consisting
of not more than six members.
section 18 at the national archives are archives and military archives and in
Moreover, the number of devices that the Agency's leadership.
National Archives military archives to fulfil tasks for public authorities
incorporated under the Department of Defense.
section 19 of the country's archives are in Gothenburg, Härnösand, Lund, Uppsala,
Vadstena, Visby and Östersund.
section 20 Of the national archives is a heraldic activities
(Heraldic Board) and a cooperation Council for individual archives.
paragraph 21 of the Heraldic Board shall provide an opinion to the national archives
in cases concerning the adoption of the municipal coat of arms, in cases
pursuant to section 3 of the fourth subparagraph Act (1982:268)
national coat of arms as well as in other heraldic matters and questions about
Sweden's flag as the National Archivist determines.
The Board consists of the National Archivist, who is the Board's
President, and three other members. Of each Member shall
There has to be a personal Deputy.
section 22 of the cooperation Council for the individual archive should through cooperation
between the national archives and the individual archive sector promotion
development of individual archives activities and conservation of
cultural heritage important individual archives in the country.
The cooperation Council composed of the National Archivist, who is the Chairman, and
no more than eight other members. Regulation (2012:814).
repealed by regulation 23 (2012:814).
section 24 is repealed by Regulation (2012:814).
section 25 is repealed by Regulation (2014:265).
section 26 is repealed by Regulation (2012:814).
Positions and assignments
section 27 of the National Archivist is the official head of the national archives.
section 28 of the Other members and their alternates in Heraldic
Board than the President is appointed by the Government for a certain
time. The Board elects from among its vice Chairman.
section 29 of the Other members and their alternates in the cooperation Council for the
individual archive than the Chairman is appointed by the National Archivist. Among
the members shall be representatives of both the national archives and
individual archives. Regulation (2012:814).
Staff disciplinary board
section 30 at the national archives, there shall be a staff disciplinary board.
Applicability of certain regulations
section 31 of the national archives should apply the staff representatives Ordinance
32 § national archives shall levy charges equivalent to full
cost coverage for
1. materials and services, when the Agency helps those
authorities or bodies referred to in paragraph 4 and paragraph 6 of the first
the paragraph with the fulfilment of their obligations regarding
2. digital making available which takes place at the Swedish
3. digitization services provided to authorities
and other public bodies under section 9,
4. the mission carried out in the area, according to section 13 of 19
5. external relations under section 15.
Digital making available pursuant to the first subparagraph 2 shall
be made available to public libraries, schools, folk high schools
as well as universities and colleges without fee.
33 § national archives may, within the framework of full cost recovery take
1. by such authorities or bodies referred to in paragraph 4 of the 1-3 and
section 6 of the first paragraph to receive, preserve, nurture and
provide archival documents submitted to
The national archives,
2. the individual referred to in section 6, second paragraph, to receive,
preserve, nurture and provide individual archives,
3. for such advice to municipalities and individuals referred to
in paragraph 5 of section 4 and 11,
4. for the fact-finding missions that go beyond
care might under administrative law (1986:223),
5. for the provision of publications, regulations, and
Provisions on free copies of the Authority's
statute books, see paragraph 13 of the
the Constitutional Assembly Ordinance (1976:725).
34 § Although it indicated in section 16 and section 21, first paragraph
fee Regulation (1992:191), the national archives charge a
1. for copy of public action and for printing
recording for automatic processing, although a
order does not extend to ten pages, and
2. by the State for copy or transcript of public action,
transcript of the recording of automatic data processing, copy
by video or audiotape or transcript of
audiotape and for evidence and transcripts.
section 35 of the fees are determined by the national archives.
The national archives is to receive fee income.
1. this Regulation shall enter into force on January 1, 2016.
2. Older regulations apply until 31 december 2016 for individual body which holds public documents on the basis of a decision on transferring and storage taken before entry into force.
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