Purpose and organization
section 1 of the Swedish Bar Association presents the General Bar Association,
by förmäles in Chapter 8. section 1 of the code of judicial procedure.
The Association has the objective
to the promotion of good administration of Justice maintain a
righteous and skilled Attorney Corps,
to follow legal developments and work to ensure that the community's
the surveyed attorneys general professional interests as well as
to promote cohesion and consensus between
Lawyer is the one who is a member of the community.
section 2 of the members ' right to participate in the management of the Association's
common concerns are exercised by the City Council, elected by the
the members and called the Swedish Bar Association's Council.
Annually held a regular Council meeting.
Council elects Board of Directors for the Association, called the Swedish
lawyer Corporation Board of Directors, as well as members of a Board,
called the Swedish Bar Association's disciplinary board.
The Association is divided into departments, each with its own Board of Directors.
Members ' right to participate in the management of:
Special Affairs exercised on Department meeting.
If the General Counsel appointment is provided in section 25. Decision (1982:415).
On the adoption of a Member
§ 3 a member of the Bar Association may be adopted
1. persons domiciled in Sweden or in another State within the
The European Union or the European economic
area or Switzerland,
2. have passed the proficiency test prescribed for
access to judicial office,
3. for at least three years after the aforementioned theoretical test on
properly exercised practical qualified
legal activities, in which case he or she shall be paid
to professional tillhandagå the public in
Legal Affairs, either as an employee of lawyer
or on own account,
4. at the time of the trial tillhandagår
the public in the manner referred to in 3,
5. has approved exam results completed by community
in particular, organized education,
6. has made itself known for integrity, and
7. otherwise deemed appropriate to exercise
Association Board of Directors, in view of the present
special circumstances derogate with regard
first paragraph 1, 3, 4 and 5. The same is true for the first
paragraph 2 in respect of the authorized Attorney
in another State in accordance with the relevant provisions.
Exception from treårskravet to in the first subparagraph 3 shall be
a maximum of one year. Further exemptions may be granted only if the
Those who have undergone training that is required to be
lawyer in a State of the European Union or the European
economic area or Switzerland and who in
Sweden passed a test showing that he has
adequate knowledge of the Swedish legal system,
shall be deemed to satisfy the requirements referred to in the first subparagraph 2, 3 and
5. The sample shall be adjusted to the applicant's education
and professional experience. Even the recorded pursuant to paragraph 4 (a)
and for at least three years engaged in actual and
regular advocacy in Sweden shall, during
condition either that the activity mainly
included Swedish law or, if the business does not
mainly involved the Swedish law, the data subject in
otherwise have acquired sufficient knowledge and
experiences to be accepted as a member of the community, shall be deemed to
comply with the requirements of the first subparagraph of paragraph 2, 3 and 5.
It has become an authorized practice in Denmark,
Finland, Iceland or Norway in accordance with the
provisions and which, for at least three years at a
has served as Deputy
lawyer at law firm in Sweden shall be considered to comply with the
the requirements referred to in the first subparagraph 2-7.
The person who is bankrupt or trustee under
11 kap. 7 § parental code may not be adopted as a member.
Nor should it be adopted as a member who, under section 3 of the
Act (1985:354) prohibiting legally or financially
representation in certain cases is prohibited to leave legally
or financial assistance.
Legally qualified judge or senior management in the courts
or public prosecutor or bailiff shall not be presumed to
The who is an employee of the State or municipal service in other
position than is stated in the preceding paragraph or in other
individual than the lawyer may not be adopted as a member unless the
the Board admits exceptions. What the foregoing does
not the one who is employed by a member of the
lawyer organization within the European Union or
The European economic area or in the
Switzerland. Decision (2010:1126).
section 4 of the application for entry in the community are heard by the General Council.
At the application school include the documents, which the applicant with
into account the provisions of paragraph 3 are invoked.
The Board collects report on the application by the Board of Directors of
the title and, in the case of foreign applicants from overseas
lawyer organization in whose areas the applicant exercised or
practising, as well as the additional information that it deems
Rejected the application for admission, the decision specified the reasons, our
the decision is based. Decision (1993:1597).
4 a of The authorized practice in another State within the
The European Union and permanent attorneys in
Sweden under their home-country title, shall be registered with the
the Bar Association.
Application for registration must be examined by the General Council. To
the application shall be accompanied by the documents as the Board prescribes
or the applicant otherwise would invoke.
In the rejection of an application for registration shall state the reasons for
the decision stated.
The provisions of these bylaws, if a member of the community
also apply to the registered under the first subparagraph.
The provisions of this section also apply to it as to
as a result of regulations in accordance with Chapter 8. section 11 of the code of judicial procedure is
required to register with the Association. Decision (2000:739).
4 (b) of the cases referred to in paragraph 3, third subparagraph, shall receipt
of an application be confirmed within one month and the applicant
in the event that the required documents are missing. An application
shall be dealt with and a reasoned decision shall be taken as soon as
possible and at the latest within four months of a
the complete application is received. Decision (2007:705).
4 c section to make it easier for an applicant to be adopted as
a member of a lawyers ' organization in the European Union,
European area or Switzerland, shall
The Bar Association cooperate with the competent organisation in
the other State. The information exchanged within the framework of the
the application procedure, shall be treated as confidential.
If the Board of Directors
paragraph 5 of the Association's Board of Directors consists of a Chairman, vice
Chairman and 18 other members. Chairman, vice
the Chairman and other members are in now that order at
regular Council meeting for two years, starting from the
the following 1 July. Every two years, will be appointed Chairman, vice
the Chairman and eight other members, every other year ten
In the selection of other members than the President and Vice-President
shall take into account the desirability of that Association's all
departments are represented.
The who at the end of the parliamentary term he or she
appointed will have been a member of the Board of Directors for six
consecutive years without having been President or vice
President, may not for an earlier period than the beginning
two years afterwards appointed to a different position within the
the Board than as Chairman or vice Chairman.
If a Board member is elected to the Member of the
the disciplinary board and receive this mission, he or
She withdraw from his duties on the Board. Decision (2013:741).
section 6, If a Board member resigns before the expiry of the
election period that he or she has been chosen for, the necessary choice of
replacement for the remainder of the period to be implemented.
Such a replacement election can take place at an extraordinary
Council meeting but may also be delayed to the next regular
Council meeting after retirement. The selected takes
immediately in service. Decision (2013:741).
section 7 of the Board of Directors ' seat is Stockholm.
§ 8 Board and disciplinary board supervises
Attorney's Office and has to ensure that Member, both at the
execution of actions before the Court in their other activities
the duties, imposed on him.
Arise regarding disciplinary action against a member of the
other than by notification pursuant to § 40, hearing the Board of
the matter shall be referred to the disciplinary board.
If the Board's position with case, referred to in Chapter 8. 7 §
the fifth paragraph of the code of judicial procedure, is provided in § 45.
§ 9 the Board represents the Association, defends its interests and
manages its affairs and makes decisions on behalf of the Association in
all cases, regarding which not otherwise determined in these
Because it falls to the Board include:
1. the execution of Council decisions,
2. to manage the community's and its special funds
3. to give to the annual Council meeting
management report for the last finished the calendar year,
4. in the case of members ' claims of fees and expenses for
carried out the mission at the Member's, court or skiljenämnds
the request itself or by designated experts give opinion,
5. on request, or otherwise to give indicative
statement regarding lawyer business practice,
6. to give an opinion in the case of authority and remitted on
its own initiative, on behalf of the Association making the statement in
legislative matter or any other matter of importance to the
legal developments or Attorney activities;
7. to appoint the Secretary General of the Association and other
8. to represent the community in its capacity as shareholder of
Sweden's Lawyers Service limited company, as well as
9. to examine notifications under section 31, subsection 1. the last paragraph.
§ 10 the Board meets, when the President finds it
appropriate or at least four Board members request it, on a
place as the Board of directors or the Chairman.
Notice with agenda shall, in good time before the
meeting shall be sent to the members of the Board.
The members of the Board are not eligible for other
compensation than for their travel expenses in accordance with the grounds
Council established. Decision (2013:741).
section 11 of the Board of Directors is quorate when at least seven members are
Decision of the Board of Directors are taken by simple majority. If equal
number of votes comes as Chairman, but at
elections in such cases is determined by drawing lots.
The Board's Chairman and the Protocol be adjusted by one member.
Article 12 of the Association's disciplinary board consists of the President, vice
Chairman and nine other members.
The President, vice President and six other members chosen in
now that order at the regular Council meeting for four years,
starting from the next July 1. Elections are held
every two years and intends, once Chairman and three other
Members, once vice Chairman and three other lead-
The Board's remaining three members (public officials)
appointed by the Government. They may be appointed one by one each year for
a maximum of three years at a time, starting from July 1. The public
the representatives will be downloaded outside of the persons, who according to 4
Cape. section 6 of the code of judicial procedure is excluded in the case of elections to the
Church member who at the end of the parliamentary term, for which the
He recently appointed, will have been a member of the
the Disciplinary Committee for eight years in a row without underneath that have
the President or Vice-President, must not for earlier
period than the, which starts two years later, again appointed
different position in Board than as President or vice
Selected member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Board or
Deputy member of the Board of Directors and he shall receive this mission, he
withdraw from his duties in the Board. Decision (1997:274).
13 § Resigns from the Council appointed a member of the Disciplinary Committee before
the election period for which he has been chosen to be gone to the end, if the choice of
replacement for the remainder of the period apply as in paragraph 6 is for which
intended cases settled. Decisions (1982:415)
section 14 of the Disciplinary Committee has to deal with issues of disciplinary
intervention against a member in accordance with the provisions of §§ 40-43.
The Board applies to decide on expulsion from the community;
warning, reminder, penalty and statement in accordance with Chapter 8. 7 §
first-fourth subparagraphs judicial procedure.
To the extent specified in paragraph 40, the disciplinary board
for review of disciplinary action against a member is called for
work of the Chambers, consisting of three members, one of which
must be a public representative. This title is called
the review Department. Decision (1997:274).
section 15 of the disciplinary board and the departments meet on
convened by the Chairperson of the Board, on which he determines.
Notice with agenda shall in good time before the merge
shall be submitted to the members of the disciplinary board meetings.
The Council appointed the members of the disciplinary board is
not entitled to any other compensation than for her travel expenses
According to the Council of representatives established bases. Decision (1997:274).
section 16 of the disciplinary board is quorate when at least six members are
at present. The Trial Division is a quorum with two members.
The disciplinary board shall form a quorum is not due to Member's
disqualified, will be replaced. Only those who have previously been
Member of the disciplinary board can be replaced. Replacements appointed
by the Secretary-General or, if he is disqualified or have
prevented from attending, by the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
At the vote in the rules of procedure of the disciplinary board regarding the
rules for criminal proceedings mutatis mutandis. Arise
the case of expulsion from the Association, is voted the other particular. For
decision on exclusion requires that at least six members are agreed
If this penalty.
The Chairman of the disciplinary board and adjusts Protocol
Member. The trial Chamber shall keep a special protocol, which
adjusted by the Chamber's Chairman and a Board member.
16 a of the disciplinary board decides on the organisation of
investigational services. Decision (1997:274).
About the registry
section 17 of the Association shall have a secretariat in Stockholm under the guidance of a
Secretary General who is an employee of the Association's service.
The Secretary General may be appointed only
The Secretary-General is not eligible as a member of the
the Board or the disciplinary board or Board Member
or substitute in the Assembly. Decision (2013:741).
If the accounts and audit
18 § Samnfundets accounts each year, the school closed on 31
December. The accounts and the Board's management school examined by the
two annually at the regular Council meeting nominated Auditors. For everyone
of the auditors be appointed a Deputy.
About the Council
section 19 of the General Council elected by the Association's departments on the way in section 29
more detailed provisions.
The Chairman and vice chairman are obvious members
by the City Council.
section 20 of the Regular Council meeting to be held during the period 15 may-
on June 15, on the day, as the Board determines.
For the treatment of certain case, extra Council meeting be held, when
the Board finds necessary or in writing, with an indication
the reason is claimed by at least ten Councillors. In case,
to be dealt with on such a meeting, the Board has to give
paragraph 21 of the Written notice of Council meeting shall be dispatched, to
regular Council meeting within three weeks and to additional
Council meeting two weeks before the meeting. At the notice shall
be accompanied by the agenda, raising the issues at the meeting librarian
occur to the treatment.
Member of the Council, which has the maturity, is obliged to immediately
report this. At maturity for a member, as designated by the Department, shall
known as the alternate member from the Division, which belonged to the community,
If the Division non particularly different order of alternates
When notice of Council meeting expired, shall provide to the Association's
members immediately sent further advice with the task on the
cases, which dealt with at the meeting school.
section 22 Regular Council meeting will be added:
1. to treat the Board's annual report and the Auditors '
report and decide on the discharge to the Management Board and, if
discharge been refused, to decide on action in respect thereof,
2. to process the Board of the Swedish Bar Association's support fund
Directors ' report and Auditor's report and decide on
discharge in respect of the support fund's Board and, if the discharge
refused, deciding on action in respect thereof,
3. to select the Association Board of Directors and the Association's dicsiplinnämnd,
4. selecting Auditors and Deputy Auditors,
5. to decide on avgitfer to the community and to support the Fund,
6. that, at the suggestion of Sweden's Lawyers Service limited company,
decide if the service remuneration to the company, as well as
7. to address the issue, which the Board referred to the meeting or who
Member of the Association in writing before 15 april of the Board
proposed for consideration.
23 § Å Council meeting Mon. opinion represented the AGA's only case,
that had been included in the agenda, or immediately
connection with such a case, however, the meeting obetaget to conduct
replacement choice as in 6 and 13, §§ thereupon is provided.
section 24 of the Council meeting held on the town, as the Board determines.
When processing on the Council meeting of the non-choice owns everyone
Member of the community to attend and participate in the negotiations, but not in
The negotiations at the Council meeting opened by the Chairman of the Board
or at maturity for him by vice President, after which the Council
Choose the Chair at the meeting. The Board's Chairman and vice
President are not selectable as Chairman.
Quorum requires at least forty members of Council
or substitutes for them are present at the meeting.
Vote on the Council meeting takes place openly but in elections, which closed
the vote shall take place, if several names suggested than the election relates. At
such ballot owns each voter on the ballot Act it
number of name vote referring to. Voice, avgivas only in name, as
proposed before the vote. Ballot, who noted more name than
the election relates, is invalid. Noted ballot name, as non-proposed
before the vote, such a name is considered to be non-existent. Refers to the
the vote, election of the Chairman or Deputy Chairman of the Board or
the Disciplinary Committee, the elected, receiving more than half of the votes
votes. Do not receive any such majority, a new vote. Must not
in doing so, either, any more than half of the votes cast, anställes a
third a third vote between the two, as in the second vote
received the most votes. It thus obtains the most
the cast is elected. In the event of a tie for second or third
the vote is different. At other choices than the President or vice
Chairman of the Board or the disciplinary board are those at the
the vote to receive the highest number of votes elected. Receive two or more
in the event of a tie, the new vote between them. In the event of a tie
number of votes in this vote is different.
Decisions are made, where these Bylaws not otherwise decide, by simple
majority. In the case of a tie in other cases than in choosing the
meaning, as the Chairman at the meeting advising.
Agent possesses non participation in the decision on the discharge for the
management, for which he is responsible, and even in the choice of
Auditors for the review of such management.
The President of the General Council at the meeting of the Protocol be adjusted and two
Councillors are not entitled to any other compensation than
for their travel expenses in accordance with the Council's established criteria.
By Council decision delgivas Community School Board members.
If the General Counsel meeting
section 25 of the General Attorney meeting shall be held at least every three years on the time and
residence, as the Board determines. At such a meeting should occur talk
or discussion on issues of importance to attorneys
organization or profession or of General legal interest.
Notice of a general meeting shall be sent out Attorney within six weeks
prior to the meeting.
The negotiations on General Counsel meeting chaired by Chairman of the Board
or at maturity for him by vice President.
section 26 of the Association's divisions are:
The northern section, extensive Norrbotten, Västerbotten,
Västernorrland, jämtland and Gävleborg County.
The Middle Chamber, extensive Dalarna, Värmland, Örebro, Sweden
Västmanland and Uppsala County.
Stockholmsavdelningen, extensive Stockholm and Gotland County.
Eastern Södermanland, Östergötland, Department-wide,
Jönköping, Kronoberg and Kalmar county.
Western Division, Västra Götaland, Halland, extensive and
Southern Division, extensive Skåne and Blekinge.
Utlandsavdelningen, for members who have their business
placed abroad. Decision (2001:768).
section 27 a member belongs to the Department, within whose area he or
She has his principal place of business. A member who no longer
power advocacy, belongs to the Department within whose
area the main activity last carried out.
Dispute about which Department Member shall belong to the avgöres of
Association Board of Directors. Decision (2001:768).
section 28 of the Department shall adopt bylaws, which are to be
current school approved by the Board.
In the departmental statutes will be warmly welcomed by the provision, to
Department meeting annually shall be held before the end of March for
election of the members and alternate members of the Council, to
Department meeting also to be held, when the Association Board of Directors
or Council for the treatment of retired case so
to claim, as well as at the Department meeting and meeting with
Head of the Board should be taken, of which the transcript shall
within fourteen days shall be forwarded to the Association's secretariat.
Department, of its members occupy the annual fee.
section 29 each Department appoints by number of members
at the preceding year-end, a member of the Association's
Council for each stub-fiftieth of the number of
corporate members at the same time. Utlandsavdelningen appoints
However, at least two and other departments at least six members.
A title, choose as many deputies as members.
Members and alternate members of the Council is elected for one year in
broadcasting, as from next May 1.
at the end of the term for which he or she is appointed for
will have been a member of the Council for six years in
as a result, may not for an earlier period than the beginning two
years thereafter appointed to the Member or alternate member of the Council.
A member of the Association Board of Directors are not eligible for Member
or substitute in the Assembly. If a member or alternate member of the
the City Council appointed by a Chamber is elected
Board member and receive this mission, he or
She withdraw from his duties in the Council. Decision (2013:741).
section 30 of the Association Board of Directors owns that with immediate effect suspend the decision
by Department or Division Board of Directors, which is contrary to the community's
or the Department's statutes or not considered to be compatible with the community's
31 § 1 mom. Member shall pay an annual fee to the Association. Fee
starts with an equal amount for each Member.
It adopted as a member in the second half will pay for
in that year, half-year fee to the Association.
A member who does not carry advocacy and either filled
Sixty years or for health reasons, is unable to operate
pay, if these conditions have been notified to the community, a
fee amounting to no more than one tenth of the fee referred to in
the first paragraph. Decision (2001:768).
section 31, subsection 2. Service compensation to Swedish Lawyers Service limited company
applied law movement for all in that active lawyers
and is paid with the amount or the basis of the amount
determining which councils for a calendar year in
broadcasting. Full amount is paid for a lawyer who is active in the movement
on 1 July in the calendar year the compensation refers to while half
amounts paid for the starting business in the movement after
on 1 July in the calendar year the compensation refers to.
Member who is proprietor of a business or business leaders in
lawyer limited company shall be responsible for service allowance
be paid for the lawyer's movement he conducts or head.
31 § 3. The Board of Directors may, if there are reasons for it, RID member from
obligation to pay the annual fee to the church next to it
amount to be paid pursuant to subsection 1. the last paragraph. If
exceptional circumstances may a member be relieved from paying the
the full annual fee. The latter also applies to annual fee
determined in accordance with subsection 1. the last paragraph.
The Board of Directors may proceed after the service company's hearing, if it
There is a particular reason for it, totally or partially allow Member
exemption from liability to pay service remuneration to
The Board may decide on the withdrawal on account of the contribution to the community
and service compensation to Swedish Lawyers
Service limited company to be paid at the beginning of each calendar year for
later settlement against the fees and remuneration as ordinary
Council decides. Decision (2001:768).
32 § where the Council so decides, be a member of the Swedish
lawyer corporate support fund to pay the annual fee, which shall
assume with equal amounts for each Member.
What is prescribed in section 31, subsection 1. second subparagraph, and 3.
first subparagraph, shall apply in respect of
contributions to support the Fund. Decision (2000:739).
33 §/expire 2001-01-01 by decision (2000:739).
A member is required to enter into the arbitration agreement in the dispute with the Chief of
fees and cost of performed assignments, if the principal or--if he
hired legal expenses insurance--that person insurance companies within a
years from sluträknings-emitting in the Board of Directors in writing requesting it.
The law of arbitrators shall apply with the additions and changes that
set out below.
Arbitration is announced, according to the decision of the Board of Directors, either by the Board of Directors
or a special arbitral tribunal, composed of three or five of
the Board of Directors of each particular case, in or out of the Board, appointed
Arbitration shall be communicated not later than six months after the arbitral tribunal
designated. The Board is, however, on petition of a party or
the arbitral tribunal may extend this time the reasons are.
Where the Board hearing the dispute, the provisions of section 11 of the first and
other paragraphs of these by-laws apply. The Board of Directors and the Special
the members of the arbitral must not of party receiving or command itself
The special arbitral members are entitled to reimbursement of
community for their travel expenses under the same grounds as apply to
members of the Board of Directors.
A member which is a party to the dispute shall bear the expenses for
There is agreement on the fees or remuneration in General for mission
performance, Board of Directors and the Special Tribunal at his trial
not tied it, if the agreement appears to be incompatible with the principal's
or the insurance company's legitimate interest. Have completed
debiting of the fee or charge is approved, the Board of Directors and the
Special Tribunal, where the charge is obvious lucre as well as
In addition, the circumstances of the other leads, leave approval without
respect. Decision (2000:739).
If the professional duties
34 § in the pursuit of its activities shall Member integrity and zeal with which
perform the mission entrusted to him and observe the code of conduct.
A member is required to conduct, which so require, conceal what he
experience in their profession.
section 35 it is the responsibility of the Member to keep the funds and other assets,
that belong to his principals, separate from what belongs to him.
After hearing the General owns the Board to issue detailed rules
regarding members ' management of funds and other assets, which
referred to in the first paragraph, as well as regarding the members ' accounts.
Before the Council shall be consulted in the case referred to in the second paragraph, shall
the Board of Directors prepare departments the opportunity to Department meeting process
the present proposal and give opinion above.
36 § Member will maintain and develop their
The Board may issue detailed rules on members '
obligations to that end undergo professional
further training and provide information on this to the Board.
section 37 a member may not, where this is contrary to the code of conduct, withdraw from
section 38 of law activities in corporate form may be
lawyer be the co-owner or partner, unless the Board permits
exception. Decisions (1995:1103).
paragraph 39 Mr owns non alongside his lawyer movement exercise other
activities of the nature or scope, that it can adversely affect the
his independence or otherwise is incompatible with his position as
On disciplinary matters
40 section Made of community notification against a member of the client or
Annan concerned by the matter or wake Board regarding
disciplinary action against a member, occupied the matter of
the disciplinary board, usually first by the trial Chamber. Is
the review Department agrees that disciplinary sanction is not
expedient and are members agree on the content of the decision,
the Trial Division judgment in the case. In other cases, the matter
be referred to the disciplinary board.
Chairman of the disciplinary board may decide that the case be attributable to
pushed to the Board for a decision without first being treated
at the Trial Division. Decision (1997:274).
section 41 concerning the notification to the Member relating to the circumstances, that is
more than three years in the past, the Disciplinary Committee is not required
to receive notification of the trial. Decision (1997:274).
42 § Discipline Committee's decision, as well as decisions by the review-
Department of the meaning that the case is not hänskjutes to the Board,
shall be sent to the member against whom the complaint
been made, the Chancellor and the Board of Directors.
However, the Department submitted to the Review Board's decision only if
the request Has the matter been admitted due to notification under
40 section, the notifier shall also be part of the decision, unless he is not
withdrawn the notification.
The Board's decision on the cancellation of registration against a member shall
be submitted to the notifier, Member and Attorney General.
Have a complaint against a member or has been in busy issue
If disciplinary intervention decision communicated by the meaning to
the matter to the disciplinary board, not hänskjutes may
The Attorney General, within four weeks after he received some
by decision of the Board to call for action against the Member.
43 § of the disciplinary case, the Member shall be given the case concerning
opportunity to comment on the produced note, if not
special circumstance causing the other.
Member, against whom the note produced, is obliged to
after due warning, give written observations, to provide the
documents the disciplinary board or the General Secretary
commits itself to provide, as well as to the notice
personally appear before the Board.
The Disciplinary Committee may decide that a hearing should
held in the treatment of the matter in Committee. Unless specific reasons
give rise to the other, such hearing shall take place when the
expulsion from the community can be considered as a penalty. In doing so,
should a Board of directors appointed lawyer perform the action
föranledes of notification or otherwise framkommen
remark. The Board's mandate is carried out after notification of
Board or the General Secretary. The mission must not be used in
Anyone who is a member of the disciplinary board.
If the Member, against whom the note produced, bedömes
be in need of counsel for his defense but does not itself engage
such, the disciplinary board to appoint a lawyer for him at
consideration in Committee. Remuneration of the lawyer who
designated by the Board shall be provided by the community with the amount
determined by the disciplinary board. The same applies to the remuneration of
Defender as the Member, against whom the note produced,
self nominated, if the Board has assessed the nature of such
that the Member need counsel for his defence. The Board may
order the member against whom the complaint was addressed, to completely
or in part to the Community return its cost for
Decisions on expulsion, warning or reminder shall designate the
reasons our decision is based. Decision (1997:274).
section 44 Decisions whereby Member excluded from the Association, shall,
as soon as the decision go in enforcement, delgivas community
members and the Kingdom's courts. Are decisions about
expulsion repealed, shall notice be given the Association's
members and said courts, if the decision previously served
them. the same applies a decision repealing a
registration in accordance with paragraph 4 (a). Regulation (2000:739).
44 a of the Bar Association's disciplinary activities cover in
some cases also the authorized practice in another
State within the European Union or the European economic
area or Switzerland. In disciplinary proceedings
against such a law, the law society, as soon as
the procedure starts, cooperate and exchange information with the
competent authority or organisation in the other State.
On the exclusion of a member, who is no longer qualified to be a lawyer
45 section arises in the Board of Directors regarding the exclusion of a Member
or cancellation of registration in accordance with Chapter 8. section 7 of the fifth
subparagraph, the code of judicial procedure, the Board shall, before making a decision
in the case, prepare the Member the opportunity to comment.
Decision on exclusion or suspension of registration shall
specified the reasons, our decision is based.
The Board's decision shall be sent to the the tubes and
The Chancellor of Justice. What Ordinance in section 44 shall be equivalent
application. Decision (2000:739).
46 section, a member is required to provide the Board the information
needed for its oversight of the Attorney services. The Board may, after
Council hearing announce details relating to the
the data supply obligation. Before the Town Council heard, the Board shall provide
departments the opportunity to treat the proposal on Department meeting and
leave the opinion on the proposal.
Within six months after the end of each financial year shall
Attorney who conducts its own activities to the Association's Office send
of the auditor's report with the statement that such records are in accordance with
law and the Association's accounting regulations. Will such a
audit report is not submitted within the specified time, the Board has the right to
designate an authorized or certified public accountant to at advocate
expense audit and issue such a certificate to the Board.
The Board may order the examination of a member's posting, and
financial management shall be carried out by a certified public accountant, as
the Board appoints. In such case, the Member is required to provide
its registers and accounts with related documents.
What an auditor becomes aware at the revision referred to in the second subparagraph
other sentence or review referred to in the third subparagraph shall be disclosed
only to the extent that the audit or review of
When there are special reasons, the Board of Directors may decide that a member's
registers and records and related documents must be reviewed
of the Secretary-General or presented to the Board.
In a review in accordance with the third and fifth paragraphs is the Member,
If requested by the person doing the review, from the bank,
client or other capture and for the reading provide the
kontokuranter, statement or other information required for
management and control of the Member's accounts.
Provides member this information within a reasonable time,
the person doing the examination yourself, download the information.
If the confidentiality of Board Member, etc.
47 section members and alternate members of the Management Board, members of the
the Disciplinary Committee, the Secretary General and other lawyers
has participated in the handling of disciplinary matters, or other
supervisory matters of community as well as members and alternate members
in Consumer disputes Board must not improperly for some other
disclose what they are because of a church member's obligation to
provide data and provide documents have been told
about him or her and his or her business.
If the establishment measures
48 § Councils own decide on collective insurance or Fund for
Constitution of injury as a result of criminal proceedings from members '
or of a member of the employee's side. Before such a decision is taken, shall
opportunity be given titles to Department meeting process
the present proposal and give opinion above.
Have the Council decision provided for in the first subparagraph is provided,
Member required to pay the fee, it moved for years
calculated paid in accordance with the grounds that Council decides. With regard to the
the foregoing fee shall be in 31 § 3 subsection Ordinance shall
application. Regulation (1988:168).
If the Member's withdrawal
49 section if the obligation in some cases for a member to immediately resign from the
community is provided in the code of judicial procedure.
Would the Member otherwise withdraw from the community, he shall at the Board
make a written request to that effect. The application shall drag gas at almost
the following meeting of the Board of Directors. Exists for the Member
note of serious nature, owns the Board order, with
the treatment shall be delayed in avbidan at the v
the honourable Member made the remark. Otherwise, the application
must be upheld.
50 § Neglect member to pay statutory contribution to the community,
service compensation to Swedish Lawyers Service limited company or
statutory fee to the Department he belong to or penalty
and fulfill its obligations after due warning, he non thereof within
time, as the Board determines, the Board shall declare that he resigned
out of the community.
The Board of Directors may completely or partially eftergiva penalty, if specific
reasons exist. Decision (1982:1115).
On the publication of certain decisions
51 section Board shall ensure that it is well known that
someone has been adopted as a member of the Association or resigned from the
The Disciplinary Committee may determine that a decision of the Board in a
discipline case should be published in whole or in part.
Consumer disputes Board may determine that a decision by the Board
to be published in whole or in part. Decision (2015:416).
If The Consumer Disputes Board
52 § consumer dispute Board shall consist of five members and five
Deputies. Two of its members shall be lawyers, two
represent the interests of the consumer and a be the former regular
The Chairman of the Board of Consumer dispute should be before this
A case may be decided by three members, including a lawyer, a
representatives of the interests of the consumer and a former
ordinary judges. Decision (2015:416).
53 § Bar Association Board of Directors appoints the members and
alternate members of the Board of Consumer dispute. All directors and
Deputies serve for a period of three years at a time.
A member may not be re-elected if he or she will have
been a member of consumer dispute Board for six consecutive years
at the end of the parliamentary term he or she designated
for. Decision (2015:416).
section 54 If a member or alternate member of the Board of Consumer dispute
depart before the election period, he or she is selected for has
gone for ever, to be a member shall be replaced for the remaining
the period. Decision (2015:416).
55 § at the vote in the case of Consumer disputes Board
the trial bar rules on vote in civil proceedings in
applicable parts. Decision (2015:416).
section 56 in the case of conflict of interest for members of the Board of Consumer dispute and
Deputies concerning the Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) in the applicable
parts. Decision (2015:416).
If cases of Consumer disputes Board
57 § consumer dispute Board shall hear disputes between a
consumer and a lawyer or law firm about a service that
the lawyer or law firm provided to the consumer.
58 § consumer refers to a natural person who is acting for a
purposes which are outside his trade, business or
the professional activity. Decision (2015:416).
§ 59 a consumer may request in writing the examination of a
case, after paying an application fee as
The Bar Association appoints. Decision (2015:416).
60 § Lawyer and, where appropriate, the law firm is
required to participate in a consumer dispute, the Board of review if a
solution by consensus has not been achieved.
Consumer disputes Board may notify other claim than the fees to the
the lawyer's insurance company. Decision (2015:416).
61 § consumer dispute Board hears not a case if the
"the consumer has not sought to achieve a solution in concert
with the lawyer,
– the value of the claimed less than 1 000 SEK,
– the value of the claimed exceeds 200 000 SEK,
– the matter comes in later than one year after the
consumer complaint lodged in writing to the
the lawyer, unless there are special reasons,
– the matter commenced by dilatory and/or vexatious reviews or unfounded,
– the completion as requested by the Board are not going in from
– the investigation is flawed and it is not possible to remedy
– the matter in the light of the Committee's working methods do not lend
themselves for examination by the Board or seriously prevent
Board from functioning efficiently, or
– the procedure or are settled out of court.
62 section If it already by the contents of a case, it can be shown that
the dispute according to any of the basics of 61 § cannot be treated,
should Consumer dispute Board provide both parties an
reasoned decision of refusal within three weeks from the
the case was accepted. If any grounds of inadmissibility under section 61
It appears later in the handling of the case, the decision
If deportation is taken as soon as possible. Decision (2015:416).
63 § in cases of Consumer disputes Board, the lawyer who
the matter concerns be given the opportunity to submit a written
opinion, unless special circumstances warrant any
other things. Decision (2015:416).
64 § proceedings before the Board of Consumer dispute in writing.
65 § consumer disputes shall be settled within 90 days of
they are ready for a decision. Consumer disputes Board,
notify the parties when a case is ready for
If a dispute is complex, the time for judgment pursuant to
the first subparagraph may be extended. In such cases, the parties
informed of this, and about how long it might be expected to take
to examine the dispute. Decision (2015:416).
section 66 a case may be declared dormant by
Consumer disputes Board if the dispute is tried in the lawyer's
insurers. Decision (2015:416).
67 § Parties responsible for their own expenses for
procedure. Decision (2015:416).
68 § Decision from Consumer disputes Board shall be in writing
Consumer dispute the Board's decision cannot be appealed.
Amending the statutes
§ 69 amendments to these bylaws are decided by the Council.
Before taking such a decision, the titles are given
opportunity to treat the current proposal on a
Department meeting and then comment on it.
To a decision rule amendments to be valid, required
It is either that the decision has been taken on a regular
Council meeting and then have gained the support of at least three quarters
of the whole number of Council or decision has been made on two
consecutive regular Council meetings and at the
meeting held last has gained the support of at least two-thirds of the
the present Council.
An adopted rule amendments will be determined by the Government of
to be valid. Decision (2015:416).
These regulations come into force on 1 January 1964. On the same date cease
community on 3 June 1944, adopted on 31 October 1947 by the King
established bylaws apply; with respect, however, of what the below
1. the entry into force of these articles holds the position that
Board Member, Deputy Director, auditor and deputy auditor
remaining in his post during the time that the choice had been predetermined.
2. election of the President, Vice-President and other members of the
the disciplinary board shall be held for the first time at the annual
Council meeting in 1964. They will be taken to the Chairman and the four
other Board members elected for four years, vice President and three other
Members for two years.
3. election of the members and alternate members of the Council for the first time
to be notified, shall, to the extent not otherwise become particularly in new
by-laws, approved by the Association's Board of Directors, what in the elderly
avdelningsstadgarna on elections of members and alternate members of the Association's
Board are prescribed in applicable parts give pause to this Institute.
4. The disciplinary board shall enter into operations on 1 July 1964. Next to the
the day will be what the older statutes is provided on the Board's
concerned with disciplinary matters still apply, however, the Board of Directors
obetaget that already before 1 July 1964 to make decisions about the handling of
referring to disciplinnämden.
1. What now has been established shall apply from 1
2. A public representative to the disciplinary board which has
appointed with the support of the older rules will remain as a member of the
Board during the time that he has been appointed.
3. A disciplinary case, which has been referred to by the Board of Directors
the Disciplinary Committee with the support of the older regulations, shall be determined by the
an assessment Department, if the conditions for the
the new provisions in section 40.
What has now been established shall apply from 1
January 2001. However, section 33 is still applied to the Member's
dispute with the principal on their fees and charge for a completed mission
that started before 1 January 2002.