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Swedish Penal Code - The Translation Is That of the Wording of the Penal Code as at July 1, 1984

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This text provides a translation of the Swedish penal code as of July 1, 1984.
The code is divided into three parts. The first addresses general provisions of crimes and sanctions and defines the applicability of Swedish law. The second part addresses crimes against life and health, liberty and peace, and property; sex crimes; fraud and other dishonesty; embezzlement and other breaches of trust; crimes involving public danger; crimes against public order and against public activity; misuse of office; and crimes of self-defense and other acts of necessity. Articles of war are included. The third section discusses sanctions, including fines, imprisonment, probation, surrender for public care, and forfeiture of property.


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