section 1 of the prosecution service includes the Prosecutor's Office and
The Swedish national economic crimes Bureau.
Basic provisions on the Prosecutor General
and if the prosecution can be found in the code of judicial procedure. Additional
provisions in the Ordinance (2007:971) with instruction
for the Prosecutor's Office and in the Ordinance (2007:972)
instruction for the Swedish national economic crimes Bureau. Regulation (2007:973).
1 a of/expire U:2016-01-01 by Regulation (2015:746)./Public Prosecutor shall promote coordination and
efficiency within the prosecution service in order to maintain a
consistent and coherent public prosecution activity in the country.
The Prosecutor's Office and the Swedish national economic crimes Bureau, in consultation
determine and continuously develop modalities for interaction between
authorities. Regulation (2007:973).
1 b of the public prosecutor's Office may, after consultation with the
The Swedish national economic crimes Bureau, advise the instructions needed
to achieve the coordination, efficiency, consistency and
consistency in prosecutorial activities.
The Prosecutor's Office, when it announces regulations be deleted from
to the Swedish national economic crimes Bureau is an independent agency under the
the Government. Regulation (2007:973).
2 §/expires U: 2016-01-01-the Attorney General shall, as Chief Prosecutor for the Government,
promote legality, consistency and coherence in the
prosecutors in law.
The Prosecutor General is responsible for ensuring that the public prosecutor's Office announces the
regulations, guidelines and other guidelines and
instructions that are needed to achieve consistency and
consistency at prosecutors ' errors of law.
2 section/entry into force: 01/01/2016/Attorney General is responsible for prosecuting authority announcing the regulations, guidelines and other guidelines and instructions necessary to achieve uniformity and consistency in the prosecutors ' in law.
General eligibility rules
The Attorney General, the Deputy Prosecutor General and Deputy Prosecutor
paragraph 3 of the provisions on the Prosecutor and Deputy Prosecutor General's
information which the Prosecutor can be found in the code of judicial procedure.
Attorney-General for prosecution perform tasks in case to be found in
public prosecution, but not in the case of offences committed in service
of the Cabinet Minister, justice, ombudsman, the Chancellor of Justice
or a person who performs Prosecutor General's service.
section 4 of the Attorney-General may appoint Deputy Public Prosecutor at
the State Prosecutor's Office. These prosecutors, to the extent
the Prosecutor General decides to perform the prosecutorial information
the Prosecutor General may carry out. However, they may not bring or
pursue criminal charges in the Supreme Court. Deputy Prosecutor may
also don't make decisions on behalf of the Prosecutor in cases
is of interest or principle of greater weight or that of
any other reason should be determined by the Attorney General.
/Rubriken expires U: 2016-01-01/Chief Prosecutor, Deputy Prosecutor and heads of prosecution Chamber
§ 5/expire U:2016-01-01 by Regulation (2015:746)./Överåklagares and Deputy överåklagares responsibilities and
tasks at the Prosecutor's Office is determined by the
the Prosecutor General. The Prosecutor General appoints the prosecutors at the Agency
to serve and be directors of public prosecution Chamber.
Överåklagares and Deputy överåklagares responsibilities and
tasks for the Swedish national economic crimes Bureau is determined by the head of
The Swedish national economic crimes Bureau. The Manager of the Swedish national economic crimes Bureau appoints
prosecutors at the Agency to serve on and be managers for
prosecution Chamber. Regulation (2005:669).
section 6 of the public prosecutor in the prosecution service may carry out the tasks of the public prosecutor
all over the country. Regulation (2007:973).
Assistant Prosecutor and additional prosecutors
section 7 at the public prosecutor's Office, there is Assistant Prosecutor
undergoing basic training of State Prosecutor. These prosecutors may
perform the prosecutorial tasks carried out by public prosecutor
unless the public prosecutor's Office decides otherwise. Assistant Prosecutor
must not be assigned to tasks which require special
experience. They must not be assigned duties in
greater extent than that is consistent with the training they
section 8 of the public prosecutor's Office may order additional prosecutors to perform
tasks to be performed by prosecutors at the Agency.
The same applies in the case of the Swedish national economic crimes Bureau
Prosecutor's information at the Agency.
§ 9 paragraph 11 a New designation by Regulation (2008:973).
section 10 Only public prosecutors may decide
1. If the prosecution failure according to Chapter 20. the second subparagraph of paragraph 7
the code of judicial procedure and the withdrawal of such
the failure of prosecution, and
2. not to initiate or discontinue an investigation of such
cases referred to in Chapter 23. 4 (a) in paragraph 1
the code of judicial procedure. Regulation (2012:168).
section 11 Only the Attorney General, Deputy Attorney-General, Chief Prosecutor,
Deputy Chief Prosecutor, the Chief Prosecutor and Deputy Chief Prosecutor may
1. perform the Prosecutor's tasks in the field of bevistalan, and
2. deal with questions of liability for offences under the regulation
(2014:1106) on the handling of cases of crimes of
employees in the police and some other executives.
In the case referred to in the first subparagraph 2 may, however, other prosecutors
take such measures as not without danger can be postponed.
Delegation to workers other than the accuser
11 a of the Chief Prosecutor and the Chief Prosecutor, who is the Chamber Director,
order the worker who is not a prosecutor but which has
sufficient experience on its own responsibility
1. following the decision of prosecutors in each specific case in
observations as required in cases involving penalty warning and
the failure to prosecute,
2. sign and dispatch notifications and messages,
3. the discharge authority's prosecutorial or
notification obligations with the exception of notifications
a) section 18 of the Act (1964:167) with special provisions for young
b) 1 § Ordinance (1994:1763) with specific provisions on the
young offenders, and
c) 3 and 4 of the Regulation (1964:740) with provisions for
prosecutors in certain criminal cases,
4. collect the information referred to in paragraphs 3 and 5
Ordinance (1994:1763) with special provisions for young
5. following the decision of prosecutors in each specific case in
opinions referred to in paragraph 1 of the Act (1990:2041) on special
personal investigation in criminal matters, etc.,
6. sign and expedite summonses and subpoenas, and
7. perform other duties at the handling of the case
or cases that are not under the law
must be carried out by the Prosecutor. Regulation (2015:90).
Obligation to carry out the mission
section 12 of The public prosecutor is obliged to accept the mission to
awaken and carry out prosecutions taken by the Attorney General or a
ombudsman and otherwise leave the help they require.
On-call and emergency preparedness
paragraph 13 of the prosecution service parts, after consultation with the
The Swedish national economic crimes Bureau, the Government prosecutors for on-call and
Assistant prosecutors shall not be divided for such a service.
14 repealed by Ordinance (2007:973).
Employment and training
section 15/expire U:2016-01-01 by Regulation (2015:746)./public prosecutor decides on employment of
Chief Prosecutor, Deputy Prosecutor, Chief Public Prosecutor, Deputy
Chief Prosecutor and Prosecutor at the Agency. Employment
such prosecutors in the Swedish national economic crimes Bureau decided by the
authority. Decision on the appointment of the Chief Prosecutor and Deputy
Chief Prosecutor at the Swedish national economic crimes Bureau, however, may be taken only
After obtaining the opinion of the Attorney General.
The Prosecutor's Office Appoints national Member, associate and
Assistant national Member and the national expert for
Sweden at Eurojust.
Provisions on the employment of assistant prosecutors
District Prosecutor in some cases, see paragraphs 19 and 20.
16 § only those who are or have been employed as a
District Prosecutor must be appointed as the Chief Prosecutor and Deputy
Chief Prosecutor. The same applies for employment as
District Prosecutor in other cases than those referred to in section 20.
section 17 of The who have completed a law degree in accordance with annex II to
the higher education Ordinance (1993:100) or the equivalent older exam
and acquired law clerk may be accepted as prosecuting aspirant.
With Swedish law degree assimilated completed legal education
as for the most part have taken place in Denmark, Finland, Iceland
or Norway. If this training is more than one year shorter than
the Swedish study, the applicant shall undergo
continuing education completed by a proficiency test.
section 18/expire U:2016-01-01 by Regulation (2015:746)./public prosecutor decides on employment for
any service can be counted on to consumers as a law clerk.
There are provisions on crediting of such
service in the notarial Regulation (1990:469).
19 § Training for prosecuting aspirants must include at least nine
and less than 12 months probation. The public prosecutor's Office
decides at the end of the test and forwarded to prosecuting the aspirant
shall be employed as an Assistant Prosecutor.
20 § training of assistant prosecutors shall include two years of
service as such prosecutors. The public prosecutor's Office decides
at the end of training if the Assistant Prosecutor shall
be appointed as public prosecutor.
section 21 of the prosecuting authority may grant a derogation from the
eligibility requirements for the Chief Prosecutor, Deputy
the Chief Prosecutor, District Prosecutor or Assistant Prosecutor except in
question about the requirements of the law degree or the equivalent older exam
and law clerk. Regulation (2007:387).
section 22/expire U:2016-01-01 by Regulation (2015:746)./by employment of prosecuting aspirant or Assistant Prosecutor
need 6 and 7 of the Employment Ordinance (1994:373) not
applied. The same applies when hiring public prosecutor in
cases referred to in section 20.
/Rubriken expires U: 2016-01-01/termination of employment
section 23/expire U:2016-01-01 by Regulation (2015:746)./Questions referred to in section 34 the Act (1994:260) on public
employment must be examined by the State's disciplinary board also
other prosecutors than those appointed by decision of the Government.
Notification to the Board are made by the public prosecutor's Office or
The Swedish national economic crimes Bureau.
section 24 of the State Prosecutor's decision in criminal matters must not
subject to appeal.
section 25 is repealed by Regulation (2007:973).
1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 2005, when
prosecuting the Regulation (1996:205) expires.
2. the provisions of sections 28 and 29 of the repealed Regulation
still applies for appeals of decisions a
Public Prosecutor's Office and the Swedish national economic crimes Bureau has announced
before 1 January 2005. What it says about the Prosecutor General
Instead, shall apply to the public prosecutor's Office.
1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 2007.
2. Older provisions still apply to the appeal of the
decisions in such matters as employment has given before
the entry into force.