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Area of activity
section 1 of the Swedish civil contingencies Agency has responsibility for
questions about the accident prevention, emergency preparedness and civil defence,
to the extent that no other authority is responsible.
Responsibility refers to the action before, during and after an accident or
The authority shall
1. develop and support society's preparedness against accidents and
crises and be a driving force in the work of prevention and
vulnerabilities mitigation measures,
2. working with the coordination between the relevant actors in society for
the prevention and management of disasters and crises,
3. help reduce the consequences of accidents and crises,
4. follow up and evaluate the work of society krisberedskaps, and
5. ensure that the training and exercises take place within
the Authority's area of responsibility.
Preventive and preparatory work
2 § the museums shall, in cooperation with Governments, municipalities,
Governments, organizations and businesses identify and analyze
such vulnerabilities, threats and risks in the community that may be considered
be particularly serious. The authority shall forward together
with the competent authorities to carry out a comprehensive
planning of measures to be taken. The authority shall assess,
compile and report the results of the work to the
3 § the museums shall, in accordance with the regulations in force
for area civil protection, coordinate and develop
activities in the emergency and in the case of accident
and injury prevention.
The Agency shall coordinate the work of children's and young people's safety,
When it comes to counteract accidents that lead to
The authority shall further promote the prevention of
natural disasters are taken.
4 § the museums shall develop and strengthen the society's ability to
Prevention and management of adverse events involving dangerous substances
included. The authority has, in accordance with the provisions
for each area, responsibility for tasks in the areas of
flammable and explosive goods, transport on land by
dangerous goods, the control
of serious chemical accidents and cleanup after the release of
radioactive material from a nuclear facility.
5 § the museums shall ensure that education and training in
emergency area is provided. The authority shall, in addition
conduct exercises within its area of responsibility. The authority shall, at the
need to support the Government in training and
training activities and exercises in emergency area.
Furthermore, the authority shall ensure that the management practices, support system
and materiel for civil protection and crisis management are developed
and are provided.
section 6 is repealed by Regulation (2010:1901).
Coordination and support in emergencies and crises
7 § the museums shall have the ability to assist with support resources in
connection with serious accidents and crises and support
the coordination of relevant authorities ' actions in a crisis.
The authority shall ensure that relevant stakeholders in a crisis,
the opportunity to
1. to coordinate crisis management measures,
2. coordinate information to the public and the media,
3. efficient use of society's collective resources and
International enhancement resources, and
4. to coordinate the support to Central, regional and local bodies in
ask for information and location photos.
The authority shall have the ability to assist government offices with
documents and information in connection with serious accidents and
section 8 authority to cooperate with efforts in Swedish
international humanitarian activities and may participate in
rescue and disaster response to disasters in other
countries that require immediate action. The authority shall also
able to support aid efforts relating to humanitarian
mine action, strengthening of disaster preparedness and early
reconstruction after disasters. In addition, the authority of
cooperation with other relevant authorities and organisations
prepare so that the authority, in a situation where many Swedish
citizens or persons resident in Sweden are affected by a
serious accident or disaster outside Sweden, with short
redundancy notice in an initial stage can support diplomatic offices
and the distressed.
Authority may decide on the actions referred to in the first subparagraph
only on the condition that operations financed by the
someone other than the Agency. The authority shall, before the decision on the
effort to inform government offices (Ministry of Justice) on
the measures they intend to take. With pipe
aid, the authority shall also consult with the Board of
international development cooperation (Sida).
The authority shall, on the Government's behalf to support
the international actions in the area of civil conflict management.
9 § the museums shall in relation to the European
the Commission be the contact point and competent authority
for the implementation of European Parliament and Council decision
1313/2013/EU of 17 december 2013 on a
protection mechanism of the European Union. Authority shall be responsible for
the information that Sweden has and will coordinate the national
the process of building up and maintaining operational capability
According to the decision, with the exception of defining modules and
other response capacity that Sweden makes available for
the European response capacity in emergency situations.
The authority may, in relation to the countries participating in the
cooperation within the framework of European Parliament and Council
1. request assistance relating to civil protection,
2. seek assistance related to other than emergency services if
aid financed by someone other than the Agency, or
3. provide assistance, if aid is funded by anyone other than
Before the authority decides whether an operation referred to in the second subparagraph
the authority shall inform the Government offices
(The Justice Department) on the measures which they intend
When it comes to miljöräddnings service at sea, according to the
section 12 of the Ordinance (2007:853) with instruction for
The coast guard the coast guard instead should request
assistance from and provide assistance to the countries participating in the
cooperation within the framework of the decision. Regulation (2014:1555).
Monitoring, evaluation and learning
10 § the museums shall both by area as at an overall
monitor and evaluate community-level preparedness and assess
If the measures taken had the desired effect.
Authority to make an overall assessment of
the development of accidents and the safety work connected to
11 § the museums shall ensure that experiences are to be
from past accidents and crises. In support of this,
authority to provide cross-sectoral and overall pictures
and assessments, and develop skills and methods in
the area that cater to national, regional and local needs.
11 a §/expires U: 2016-04-01/
The authority shall promote and coordinate with
society's information security as well as analyze and assess
international developments in the field. This includes providing advice
and assistance in the field of preventive work to other Government
authorities, municipalities and county councils, as well as business and
organizations. The authority shall also report to the Government
If conditions in the information security field which can lead
to the need for measures in the various levels and areas of
The authority shall further ensure that Sweden has a national
function with the task to support the community in its efforts to
Prevention and management of cyber incidents. The authority shall, in this
1. act urgently at occurred cyber incidents by
disseminate information and, where appropriate, work with the coordination of
action and participate in the work required to remedy or
alleviate the effects of the incident,
2. interact with agencies with specific tasks within
the information security field, and
3. be the contact point vis-à-vis the corresponding functions in the
other countries as well as developing cooperation and exchange of information
with these. Regulation (2010:1901).
11 a §/entry into force: 04/01/2016
The Agency shall support and coordinate the work with the society's information security as well as analyze and assess developments in the field. This includes providing advice and support in terms of prevention to other government agencies, municipalities and county councils, as well as companies and organizations.
The authority shall annually submit a report to the Government with a compilation of the incidents reported to the authority under section 20 of the Regulation (2015:1052) concerning emergency preparedness and surveillance measures by the authorities responsible for preparedness. Before the compilation of the report, the authority shall obtain information from the security police and the armed forces for the incidents that have been reported to the authorities in accordance with paragraph 10 (a) safety regulation (1996:633).
The authority shall also report to the Government about the conditions on the information security area that can lead to the need for action at various levels and areas of society. Regulation (2015:1065).
11 b/entry into force: 04/01/2016
The authority shall be responsible for ensuring that Sweden has a national function, with the task to support the society in preventing and managing it incidents. The authority shall 1. act promptly when cyber incidents by disseminating information and, where appropriate, work with the coordination of action and participate in the work required to remedy or alleviate the effects of the incident, 2. report back to stakeholders in the context of an it incident has been reported,
3. interact with agencies with specific tasks in the information security field, and
4. be the contact point vis-à-vis the corresponding features of other countries as well as developing cooperation and exchange of information with these. Regulation (2015:1065).
Research and development
12 § the museums shall order, quality assure and communicate
research and development work for protection against accidents,
emergency preparedness and civil defence.
13 § the museums shall represent the civil defense on central
level on issues relevant to the trade-off between civil
and military needs of society's resources unless otherwise
follow specific rules. The authority shall ensure that
the necessary measures are taken in civil defence.
14 § the museums shall, except by the efforts referred to in section 8
the third sentence of the first subparagraph, on the Government's behalf to
support persons resident in Sweden who have been hit by a
major disaster abroad. The authority shall, in the
the context, in particular, facilitate contacts between individual
and authorities, promote the coordination of authorities,
organisations and other actors ' actions, promote
coordination of public information about the regulation
relevant to those affected and to identify needs
of specific actions. Regulation (2009:611).
14 a of the authority shall maintain a readiness to
decide on and carry out the airborne transport of the sick with
Swedish national ambulance flight.
The authority may, in consultation with the National Board, decide on
efforts with the Swedish national ambulance flight only during
These are funded by anyone other than
authority and that the necessary resources are not available
in any other way. Before the authority decides whether an effort should
authority shall inform the Government offices (Ministry of Justice)
If the measures they intend to take.
15 § the museums shall, in collaboration with other stakeholders
work to create a cohesive information on protection against
accidents, emergency preparedness and defence forces and on
security policy. The authority shall further strengthen society's
ability to manage accidents and crises through collaboration with
organizations with data in the emergency area.
The Agency shall support the media corporate contingency planning.
16 § the museums shall implement, manage and develop
radio communications system for security and safety (Rachel-
section 17/expires U: 2016-04-15/
The authority shall be the competent authority in accordance with article 56 (3)
in European Parliament and Council Directive 2005/36/EC of 7
September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications in the case of
the profession is regulated in Chapter 3. 10-12 of the Regulation (2003:789)
on protection against accidents.
section 17/entry into force: 04/15/2016
The Agency performs the tasks arising from the Regulation (2016:157) on the recognition of professional qualifications.
17 a of the authority shall be the contact point for the protection
European critical infrastructure in accordance with article 10(1) of the
Council Directive 2008/114/EC of 8 december 2008 on the
identification and designation of European critical
infrastructure and the assessment of the need to improve their protection
this. Regulation (2009:611).
17 b of the authority shall be the competent authority for questions
According to European Parliament and Council Directive 2007/60/EC of the
on 23 October 2007 on the assessment and management of
flood risks and shall be responsible for reporting to the
Commission of the European Community pursuant to article 15 of
the directive. Regulation (2009:957).
18 § the museums shall coordinate the participation of the Swedish
authorities operating under the civil
contingency portion within the Nato/partnership for peace cooperation.
18 a of the Agency shall ensure that the generation of targets for
environmental performance and the environmental quality objectives which Parliament has
established accessible and shall, where necessary, propose measures for
development of environmental work.
The authority will report to the environmental protection agency and consulting
with the work for which reporting is required.
section 19 of the authority is headed by a head of Government.
20 section at the Agency, there shall be an Advisory Council consisting of
a maximum of ten members.
section 21 within the Agency, there is a Committee to examine the issues of
disciplinary action and separation of
Regulation (2003:477) on education and training in the protection against accidents.
The Board consists of the head of Government, head of the unit
concerned, a representative of the teachers at the Agency employees
and the General Counsel. The student has the right to be
represented in the Committee by a member. The Member who
representing the teachers shall be appointed and dismissed by the
workers ' organization that is the largest with respect to
the number of members among the personnel category. The honourable Member should
appointed for two years. The Member representing the students
shall be appointed for one year.
The head of Government is the Chairperson of the Board. The Board is a quorum
When the President and at least three other members, of which
the General Counsel should be a, is present.
Positions and assignments
section 22 of the Director-General is the head of Government.
section 23 of the authority is a Deputy Director General.
Staff disciplinary board
24 section at the Agency, there shall be a staff disciplinary board.
Applicability of certain regulations
25 § the museums shall apply the staff representatives Ordinance
(1987:1101) and internal audit regulation (2006:1228).
section 26/expires U: 2016-04-01/
The authority shall charge fees for basic subscriptions and
additional services relating to the common
radio communications system for security and safety (Rachel-
Government decides on fees in the case of
because Government plans with specific responsibility for
emergency management and preparedness under the regulation
(2006:942) on emergency management and preparedness. Authority
decide on the size of other fees. Regulation (2012:696).
26 section/entry into force: 04/01/2016
The authority shall charge fees for basic subscriptions and services relating to the joint radio communications system for security and safety (Rakel system).
Government decides on fees in the case because Government plans with specific responsibility for emergency management and preparedness as set out in the annex to the Regulation (2015:1052) concerning emergency preparedness and surveillance measures by the authorities responsible for preparedness.
The authority decides on the size of the other charges.
section 27 authority may undertake to develop a fee and
managing technical support to other government departments and municipalities
and county councils. The authority decides on the fees.
section 28 of the authority may charge fees for training courses
the Agency conducts. Fees may not be charged for such
courses listed in section 1 of the Regulation (2003:477) if
training in protection against accidents, training courses adapted for
part-time firefighters or giving entitlement
to be incident commander pursuant to Chapter 3. Article 9 of the regulation
(2003:789) for protection against accidents. The authority decides whether
section 29 of the authority may, where the activity is related to
the tasks of the authority, for a fee, provide
1. boarding and food services,
2. Conference premises, and
3. the accommodation for students in the Authority's
The authority decides on the fees.
section 30 of the proceeds from the fees referred to in sections 26 to 29 at the disposal of the
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