The Judicial System
The judicial system strives to improve the safety and security of the individual. The aim is to reduce criminality and improve safety and security.
The judicial system includes crime prevention agencies and authorities with an investigative role, such as the Swedish Police, the Prosecution Authority and the Swedish Economic Crime Authority as well as the Prison and Probation Service, the National Board of Forensic Medicine and Swedish Customs.
The Swedish Government/How Sweden is governed
Learn more about the members of the Government Offices including ministries, Sweden's democratic system, how the Government and Government Offices function and more.
The Swedish Courts
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, that is to say, 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.