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Chapter 1. Introductory provisions
section 1 of this Act contains provisions which provide municipalities and
County Councils increased powers in relation to the
under the local Government Act (1991:900).
Exemption from the requirement of local connection
section 2 of The requirements for the connection to the municipal or County Council
area or its members as described in Chapter 2. 1 §
Local Government Act (1991:900) does not apply for the purposes of
the following provisions of this Act:
– Chapter 2. section 3 of part-financing of certain projects,
– Chapter 2. section 4 concerning the provision of assistance to foreign students,
– Chapter 2. section 10 on compensation to individuals in
– Chapter 3. section 2 If the transport of the sick,
– Chapter 3. paragraph 3, on public transport,
– Chapter 3. section 7 about social studies,
— Chapter 4. 1 section on tourism, and
– Chapter 5. on service exports and international assistance.
For the purposes of Chapter 2. § 1 if contributions to the construction of
State by rail and road, and to the construction of state route
specific reasons for the exemption from the requirement of
affiliation. Team (2013:820).
Standards of professionalism
Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 3 of Chapter 2. section 7 and Chapter 8. 3 c §
Local Government Act (1991:900) to the activities conducted at
commercial considerations in the application of the following
provisions in this law:
-Chapter 3. section 2 If the transport of the sick,
-Chapter 3. paragraph 3, on public transport,
-Chapter 3. section 6, if the premises,
-Chapter 3. section 7 social orientation, and
-Chapter 5. 1 and 2 sections of service exports.
Obligations under the social service act
section 4 as set out in Chapter 2. 6-8 and 10 § § shall not affect the
obligations that it has under the social service act
The Councils referred to in Chapter 2. paragraph 4(1)
the social service act shall have the care of the activities referred to in Chapter 2. 7, 8
and 10 sections. Law (2010:428).
Chapter 2. The right to provide various forms of support, assistance and support
Contribution to the construction of State Road and rail and
the construction of state route
section 1 of the municipalities and counties are allowed to make contributions to the construction of
Road and rail that the State is responsible. Grants may also
be given to the construction of a public waterway that the State is responsible
What is meant by the construction of road and rail can be seen from the
Traffic Act (1971:948) and Act (1995:1649) of construction
by rail. With the construction of the ship referred to in this law to
build a new waterway and in the fairway make physical interventions
which constitutes improvements of the original plant.
Contribution to the higher education activities
section 2 of the local governments may submit contributions to education
and research conducted at State universities and
high schools or by an individual training providers with
authority to issue certain degrees.
Local governments must also contribute to the establishment
and operation of the research infrastructure at such a consortium
referred to in Council Regulation (EC) No 723/2009 of 25 June
2009 on the community legal framework for a
European research infrastructure consortium (Eric).
Co-financing of projects in the framework of EC structural funds
paragraph 3 of the municipalities and counties may co-finance projects under
of EC structural funds and programs.
The right to assist foreign students
section 4 of the local government may assist foreign students
with the support of Swedish development assistance allowed in the municipality or
the County Council for studies or other training. Assistance may be provided
through measures designed to facilitate the stay and
to promote the welfare and well-being of the students.
Support for youth organisations
paragraph 5 of the local government may provide financial assistance to
youth organisations. Such aid may also cover
Support for property
section 6 of the Municipalities may submit individual households financial support in order
to reduce their costs in order to obtain or hold a
a primary residence.
Municipalities may also provide security to a contract for the hire of
a dwelling completed in order that individual households should receive
a primary residence with tenancy which is connected with the right to
extension, if the individual household's need for such a
housing cannot be met otherwise.
Services for the elderly
section 7 of the Municipalities may without prior individual needs assessment
providing services for people over the age of 67 years.
With support services "shall mean services that are designed to prevent
injury, accident or illness and do not constitute personal
section 8 For services for older people, municipalities take out
reasonable charges according to the basis as municipalities decide.
The fees shall not exceed the municipalities ' cost prices.
Support for actions in some investment programs
section 9 municipalities received Government grant for actions in local
investment programs that increase ecological sustainability in
society or for climate investment measures, may use
the grant is to provide financial and other assistance to the individual in
accordance with the regulations that apply to the contribution.
Compensation to the individual in social services
section 10 a municipality may provide compensation to a person
-When he or she has not received assistance pursuant to Chapter 4. 1 or
section 2 of the Social Services Act (2001:453) within a reasonable time, or in the
accordance with a decision of the social welfare committee or a decision
by a court, or
-When the social welfare Board has not fulfilled the guarantee provided
to the person that within a certain period of time or in a certain way
provide assistance pursuant to Chapter 4. 1 or 2 sections
the Social Service Act. Law (2010:428).
Chapter 3. The right to engage in certain types of business activities
Employment for people with disabilities
section 1 of the Municipalities may engage in business activities in order to provide
people with disabilities employment if they are not in
sufficient extent within the municipality can receive appropriate
appointments otherwise and provided that
1. the business is so arranged that it is particularly suited to
employment of people with disabilities, and
2. employment in the business is done after the instruction of
The public employment service, or, after the employment service's consent,
of the boards referred to in Chapter 2. paragraph 4(1)
the Social Service Act (2001:453).
section 2 of the local government may enter into agreements with Governments to carry out such
transport operations referred to in section 6 of the health care Act
(1982:763). Municipalities may also enter into agreements with Governments to
carry out health and medical services in anticipation of such shipments.
paragraph 3 of the Municipal joint-stock company may enter into agreements with regional
public transportation agencies to conduct local and regional
regular services by bus as well as the corresponding traffic by rail,
Metro or tram.
With the regional public transportation authority "means the same as in
Act (2010:1065) on public transport. The concept of regular service has
the same meaning as in Chapter 1. 5 § 1 commercial law (2012:210).
Assessment of professionalism
4 section as a basis for an assessment of the mission
professionalism in accordance with Chapter 1. § 3 the company shall establish a
economic bidding calculus and continuous follow-up of
calculus. Calculation and follow-up should include all
relevant direct and indirect costs and revenues.
Discrepancies between calculation and follow-up should be reported and
be explained to the company's Board of Directors.
section 5 of the company's annual report, revenue, costs
and the outcome of the commissions referred to in section 3 are recognised
in particular. This accounting separation shall indicate
1. sales and operating profit/loss after net financial items for the
2. guarantees and other contingent liabilities which
municipalities or counties has entered into for the company and for the
contract activity as well as the costs of communications,
3. the capital and municipalities or county councils contributed
contract activity, and
4. the capital employed in the contract activity.
For the company's annual report in general terms what is
prescribed in the annual accounts Act (1995:1554).
section 6 of the Municipalities must meet small business needs of premises in
the municipality provided that activities focus on
entrepreneurial community in General.
If there are special reasons, the municipalities meet the individual
business needs of premises within the municipality.
section 7 a municipality may enter into an agreement with another municipality if that
information that the municipality has under paragraph 5 of the Act (2010:197) if
provisioning efforts for some newly arrived immigrants or
Act (2013:156) of social studies for some new arrivals
migrants should be carried out by the other municipality.
Chapter 4. Tourism
Measures for the construction and operation of tourism facilities
section 1 of the Municipalities may take measures for the construction and operation of the
tourist facilities to the extent necessary to promote
tourist services in the municipality.
Chapter 5. Service exports and international assistance
section 1 of the municipalities and counties may provide such knowledge and
experience in the municipal (municipal
Service) for export (export).
2 § as part of a service export, local governments in
limited export goods constitutes a necessary
addition to or have a natural connection with the
provision of municipal services.
Terms and conditions
section 3 of The product risks, commercial risks, political risks,
financial risks and monetary risks as exports of services can
mean to be taken into account in any export business and is limited by
to guarantee or through separate warranties or
The forms of assistance
section 4 of the local governments may provide assistance in the form of
equipment, advice, training, or otherwise to a
countries receiving Swedish State aid. Assistance in the form of
financial support may be granted only to conduct training
5 § aid to a country that does not get the Swedish State aid
may be provided by local governments in the form of equipment
municipalities and county councils no longer need for their
The Government may authorise that aid in the form of
equipment other than as referred to in the first subparagraph, counseling,
education or otherwise provided to a country that does not
get the Swedish State aid. Assistance in the form of financial support
may be granted only to provide training and advice.
section 6 of the local government who furnishes assistance in the form of
equipment shall use reasonable means to
transporting and setting up the equipment so that it can
put into use.
Article 7 Assistance pursuant to the provisions of paragraphs 4 to 6 shall also be provided
an international aid organization to provide assistance
to a country in a current or future emergency or in
Another difficult situation as a result of an emergency situation.
Terms and conditions
section 8 municipalities and counties shall ascertain that the aid
left comes to intended use. However, this does not apply if
assistance refers to equipment that the municipalities and County Councils do not
longer need for their business.
section 9 municipalities and county councils which provide assistance to a country that
get the Swedish State aid should sign the measure and
the scope of assistance to the Board of the international
development cooperation (Sida). The notification shall, however, not be made if
assistance refers to equipment that the municipality or the County does not
longer need for their business.
Chapter 6. Other befogenhetsutvidgande provisions
Municipal participation in the State congestion charges
section 1 Of the municipalities or counties will be charged tax according to
Act (2004:629) on the congestion tax, municipalities and county councils
negotiate contracts with the State to assist with
1. information about the system of congestion charges, and
2. Management and procurement on the occasion of the
Municipalities or county councils must not, however, with the support of the first
subparagraph perform tasks that involve the exercise of public authority.
Municipal participation in labour market policy measures
section 2 of the local government may, with the agreement of the public employment service,
organize activities for the participants in labour market policy
Government Announces rules on the conditions under which
Employment agency may conclude such agreements and on
the content of the agreements.
section 3 a municipality which belongs to an Association of municipalities with
the task of protecting members ' interests such as
employers, may Commission the Association that with binding
effect of the municipality by means of collective agreements or otherwise
Unified regulating the conditions of employment of such workers
in the municipal service, whose conditions should not be determined by any
The municipality may determine that the Mission pursuant to the first subparagraph,
submitted by a Board that deals with questions about employment conditions
for workers in the local service.
The municipality of this clause with comparable counties and other
the local government unit.
4 § Board of a municipality, in a county or in a
local authorities may, by mutual agreement, with a central purchasing body
instruct employees in the purchasing Centre to a procurement
decide on the Board's behalf. This applies as long
the central purchasing body has been hired by the Board to participate
at the tender agent pursuant to
1. Chapter 4. section 22 of the Act (2007:1091) concerning public procurement,
2. Chapter 4. section 4 of the Act (2007:1092) on procurement in the fields
water, energy, transport and postal services.
Missions referred to in the first subparagraph shall not be granted in the cases
referred to in Chapter 6. § 34 local Government Act (1991:900). Law (2012:389).
4 a of A Council of a municipality, in a county or in a
local authorities may, with the agreement of the authority
referred to in paragraph 1, second subparagraph 2 Act (2013:311) if
free market system in terms of services for electronic
the Identification Commission authority to decide on the Board's
behalf in matters under the Act.
Missions referred to in the first subparagraph shall not be granted in the cases
referred to in Chapter 6. § 34 local Government Act (1991:900). Team (2013:313).
section 5 of the regulations in Chapter 6. 33 § Municipal Act (1991:900) if
Mission to decide on behalf of the Board apply to cases
under paragraph 4, first subparagraph, and paragraph 4 (a).
paragraph 6 of Decision that employees in a central purchasing body takes on a
on behalf of the Board shall be notified to those who have left the mission.
The same shall apply to decisions taken by the authority referred to in paragraph 4 (a)
taking on a Committee's behalf. Team (2013:313).
section 7 of the Regulations in Chapter 6. 24-27 of the local Government Act (1991:900)
If conflict of interest is applied to the employees of central purchasing bodies that make
decision on the Committee's behalf. The same shall apply to the person in
the authority that has mandated, in accordance with paragraph 4 (a) to take
decision on the Committee's behalf. Team (2013:313).
1. this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2011.
2. The provision in Chapter 2. section 10 may apply even if the
a circumstance which constitutes the basis for to pay compensation has
occurred before the law has entered into force.
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