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Business law in Sweden

Legal Framework

Independence of Justice
Judicial power in Sweden is totally independent.
Equal Treatment of Nationals and Foreigners
Foreign nationals can have an impartial trial.
The Language of Justice
Swedish is the language of justice, but English is commonly used.
Recourse to an Interpreter
Yes
Sources of the Law and Legal Similarities
The legal system is based on a system of civil law influenced by common law. The main law is the Constitution of 1974. As Sweden belongs to the European Union, its national law must adhere to the conditions of community legislation.
Checking National Laws Online
Lexadin library of Swedish laws

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