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Grant Criminal Law (2007:612)

Original Language Title: Bidragsbrottslag (2007:612)

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section 1 of this Act apply to such grants, allowances, pensions

and loans for personal purposes (economic benefits)

by law or regulation to be decided by the Swedish social insurance agency,

Pensions authority, CSN,

The Immigration Agency, employment agency, local government or

unemployment funds. Law (2009:1525).

section 2 of the incorrect information or do not report

change in circumstances that he or she is required to notify

by law or regulation, thereby causing danger to

to a financial benefit incorrectly paid or payable

with an excessive amount, is sentenced to prison for the crime of

not exceeding two years or, if the crime is petty, to fines or

imprisonment of up to six months.

section 3 of the crimes referred to in paragraph 2 are coarse, is convicted of felony

refund crimes to prison, not less than six months and not more than four


In assessing whether the offence is aggravated, it shall in particular be taken into account

1. If the offense moved significant sums,

2. If the person who committed the crime used false documents, or

3. If the Act was a crime committed

systematically or on a larger scale.

section 4 of The who recklessly commit such a deed as referred to

in section 2, is sentenced for recklessly contributing offense to fines or

imprisonment of up to one year.

If the Act with respect to the amount and circumstances of the case

are less serious, not responsibility.

paragraph 5 of the prior payment of a financial benefit voluntarily

take any action that leads to a correct decision

the benefit can be taken, not to liability pursuant to ยงยง 2-4.

section 6 of the authorities referred to in paragraph 1 as well as municipalities and

unemployment funds shall notify the Police Department

or to the public prosecutor's Office if there is suspicion that crimes

under this Act has been committed. Law (2014:667).

Transitional provisions


This law shall enter into force on 1 January 2008. Older regulations

still applies for offences committed prior to its entry into force.