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Law (2007:606) Concerning Investigations Relating To Certain Death

Original Language Title: Lag (2007:606) om utredningar avseende vissa dödsfall

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Introductory provisions



§ 1 the aim of the investigation function under this Act is to

provide a basis for the draft of the measures to be taken to help prevent



1. children being mistreated, or



2. women and men are exposed to violence or other abuse of

related or previous related persons.

Law (2011:1111).



section 2 of an investigation under this Act shall be conducted when



1. a crime has been committed against a child, and the child has died

on the occasion of the crime or otherwise, there are special reasons

to investigate the death, and



2. There is special reason to suppose that the death has

connection with any relationship that has meant that the child

been in need of protection.



In the cases referred to in the first paragraph, an investigation carried out

even when a child has died abroad, if the child at

death was a Swedish citizen or habitually resident in Sweden.



With children referred to in this law, persons under the age of 18.

Law (2011:1111).



2 a of an investigation under this Act shall be implemented even when



1. a crime committed against a woman or a man of a

related or previous related person and woman or

the man has died with the reason of the offence or otherwise

There is a particular reason to investigate the death, and



2. There is special reason to suppose that the death has

connection with any relationship that has meant that the woman

or the man was in need of protection or assistance and help for

to change their situation.



In the cases referred to in the first paragraph, an investigation carried out

even when a woman or a man has died abroad, if she

at the time of his/her death, or he was a Swedish citizen or had

resident in Sweden. Law (2011:1111).



paragraph 3 of the investigative activities carried out by the authority

the Government determines the (investigating authority).



Duty to notify



section 4 If suspicion arises if the offence referred to in paragraph 2 of the first

subparagraph 1 (a) or paragraph 2 1, law enforcement

or the Prosecutor shall inform the investigative authority of decisions

means that an investigation or an inquiry under section 31

Act (1964:167) with special provisions for young

offenders shall not commence, or shall be laid down, or,

ends without indictment or bevistalan according to § 38 of the law

brought.



If prosecutors have brought criminal charges for offences or bevistalan

referred to in paragraph 1 or 2 (2) (a) paragraph 1 shall

the Prosecutor, after the Court's judgment or final decision in

the case has become final, inform the investigative authority

If the judgment or decision. Law (2014:766).



Obligation to provide data



§ 5 the following authorities and professionals are required to

the investigating authority shall provide the information required

for an investigation under paragraph 2:



1. Government agencies whose activities affect children,



2. other agencies within health care, other

suspect in investigative activities, social services and

the prison system,



3. employees of such authorities as referred to in 1 and 2,



4. those active in professional conducted individual

activities and carrying out tasks involving children, or other

such activities within the health care system or on

social service area, and



5. the authorities exercising supervision over the activities

referred to in 1 to 4, except the parliamentary ombudsmen, the National Audit Office

and the Attorney General.



The obligation referred to in the first subparagraph shall not apply to such

family counselling referred to in Chapter 5. section 3 of the social service act

(2001:453). Law (2011:1111).



5 a of the following authorities and professionals are required to

on request the investigating authority shall provide the information as

needed for an investigation under paragraph 2 (a):



1. authorities in their activities has come into contact with

the woman or man, whose death is relevant to the investigation,



2. employees of such authorities referred to in paragraph 1,



3. those who are engaged in professionally conducted individual

activities and fulfill tasks in health care

or social service area, and



4. the authorities exercising supervision over the activities

referred to in 1 and 3, but not the parliamentary ombudsmen, the National Audit Office

and the Attorney General.



The obligation referred to in the first subparagraph shall not apply to such

family counselling referred to in Chapter 5. section 3 of the social service act

(2001:453). Law (2011:1111).



Investigation of implementing



section 6 of the Investigative Authority shall not initiate an investigation until

a notification under paragraph 4 has been submitted to the authority.



If a death occurs abroad, a study, however,

be started when it is clear that the death will not

investigated by Swedish forensic authority.



section 7 an investigation pursuant to article 2 of the should clarify all

conditions has meant that the deceased child was

been in need of protection and the measures taken

or could have been taken to protect the child.



An investigation in accordance with paragraph 2 (a) to clarify all the circumstances

that has meant that the deceased woman or man has

been in need of protection or assistance and help to change

their situation and what measures have been taken or

have been taken to protect or support and help her

or him. Law (2011:1111).



section 8 an investigation shall not be carried out in such a way that the

causes but for a criminal investigation, trial or case

on supervision.



The processing of personal data



section 9 of the Regulations concerning the processing of personal data in business

under this Act, see Act (2001:454) concerning the processing of

personal information in social services.



Transitional provisions



2007:606



1. this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2008.



2. in case of death occurring before its entry into force,

investigations shall be initiated without such notification referred to in paragraph 4.

Such investigations may only refer to cases where a

final judgment established that a crime has been committed against

a child who has died as a result of the crime.



2011:1111



1. this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2012.



2. in case of death occurring before its entry into force

According to paragraph 2 (a) may start investigations without such notification

referred to in paragraph 4. Such investigations may be limited to cases where

it through a final judgment has been found that a

crimes have been committed against a woman or a man of a related

or previous related person and the woman or man has

died because of the crime.