Sweden

Constitution of Sweden

Year of Version:
2012
Dates:
Entry into force: January 1, 1975
Adopted: January 1, 1974
Type of Text:
Constitution/Basic Law
Subject Matter:
Other
Notes:
Sweden, which is a constitutional monarchy, has a written Constitution which defines how the country is governed. The Constitution sets out the relationship between decision-making and executive power, as well as basic rights and freedoms guaranteed to citizens.
It consists of four fundamental laws which together make up the Constitution and take precedence over all other laws: the Instrument of Government, the Act of Succession, the Freedom of the Press Act and the Fundamental Law on Freed
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Available Texts:
English
Constitution of Swedenpdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.
SE122