The parliament (riksdag) is Sweden’s legislative assembly. The Swedish Ministry of Justice is responsible for legislation concerning the constitution and general administrative law, civil law, procedural law and criminal law. The Ministry of Justice also handles matters relating to migration and asylum policy. Find out more about Swedish legislation at the Ministry of Justice website.
Find out more about the Swedish police on their website.
There are three kinds of courts in Sweden: the general courts, which comprise district courts, courts of appeal and the Supreme Court; the general administrative courts, which comprise administrative courts, administrative courts of appeal and the Supreme Administrative Court; and also the special courts, which determine disputes within special areas, for example, the Labour Court and the Market Court. Find out more about the Swedish court system at the Supreme Court website.
The Swedish Prison and Probation Service has general information about Swedish prisons.
More general information on Sweden’s legal system at the Swedish Prosecution Office’s website.