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Government of Sweden

Index Government of Sweden

The Government of the Kingdom of Sweden (Konungariket Sveriges regering) is the national cabinet and the supreme executive authority in Sweden. [1]

65 relations: Basic Laws of Sweden, Cabinet (government), Cabinet collective responsibility, Chancellor of Justice (Sweden), Coat of arms of Sweden, County administrative boards of Sweden, Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden, Economy of Sweden, Elections in Sweden, European Union, Executive (government), Government agencies in Sweden, Head of state, History of Sweden, Individual ministerial responsibility, International organization, Isabella Lövin, Judiciary of Sweden, King in Council (Sweden), Löfven Cabinet, List of government enterprises of Sweden, Minister (government), Ministerstyre, Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Sweden), Ministry of Culture (Sweden), Ministry of Defence (Sweden), Ministry of Education and Research (Sweden), Ministry of Employment (Sweden), Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation (Sweden), Ministry of Finance (Sweden), Ministry of Health and Social Affairs (Sweden), Ministry of Justice (Sweden), Ministry of the Environment and Energy (Sweden), Monarchy of Sweden, Motion of no confidence, Municipalities of Sweden, Parliamentary system, Politics of Sweden, Primary and secondary legislation, Prime minister, Prime Minister of Sweden, Privy Council of Sweden, Referendums in Sweden, Riksdag, Rosenbad, Royal Court of Sweden, Sovereign state, Speaker of the Riksdag, State Secretary (Sweden), Statens offentliga utredningar, ..., Stefan Löfven, Stockholm, Stockholm County, Stockholm Palace, Studentlitteratur, Sweden, Swedish Armed Forces, Swedish Coast Guard, Swedish Code of Statutes, Swedish Customs Service, Swedish language, Swedish National Courts Administration, Swedish Police Authority, Travaux préparatoires, Treaty. Expand index (15 more) »

Basic Laws of Sweden

The Basic Laws of Sweden (Sveriges grundlagar) are the four fundamental laws of the Kingdom of Sweden that regulate the Swedish political system, acting in a similar manner to the constitutions of most countries.

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Cabinet (government)

A cabinet is a body of high-ranking state officials, typically consisting of the top leaders of the executive branch.

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Cabinet collective responsibility

Cabinet collective responsibility, also known as collective ministerial responsibility, is a constitutional convention in Parliamentary systems that members of the cabinet must publicly support all governmental decisions made in Cabinet, even if they do not privately agree with them.

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Chancellor of Justice (Sweden)

The Chancellor of Justice (Justitiekanslern) is a Swedish government agency (with the agency head holding the same title as the agency name) charged with representing the Government of Sweden in various legal matters as the government's ombudsman.

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Coat of arms of Sweden

The coat of arms of the Kingdom of Sweden (Sveriges riksvapen) has a lesser and a greater version.

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County administrative boards of Sweden

A county administrative board (länsstyrelse) is a Swedish Government Agency in each of the counties of Sweden, led by a Governor (landshövding) appointed by the government for a term of six years.

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Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden

The Swedish constitution allows the Prime Minister to appoint one of the Ministers in the cabinet as Deputy Prime Minister (statsministers ställföreträdare, sometimes unofficially known as vice statsminister), in case the Prime Minister for some reason is prevented from performing his or her duties.

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Economy of Sweden

The economy of Sweden is a developed export-oriented economy aided by timber, hydropower, and iron ore.

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Elections in Sweden

Elections to determine the makeup of the legislative bodies on the three levels of administrative division in the Kingdom of Sweden are held once every four years.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Executive (government)

The executive is the organ exercising authority in and holding responsibility for the governance of a state.

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Government agencies in Sweden

The government agencies in Sweden are state-controlled organizations who act independently to carry out the policies of the Government of Sweden.

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Head of state

A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.

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History of Sweden

During the 11th and 12th centuries, Sweden gradually became a unified Christian kingdom that later included what is today Finland.

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Individual ministerial responsibility

Individual ministerial responsibility is a constitutional convention in governments using the Westminster System that a cabinet minister bears the ultimate responsibility for the actions of their ministry or department.

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International organization

An international organization is an organization with an international membership, scope, or presence.

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Isabella Lövin

Isabella Lövin (born 3 February 1963) is a Swedish politician for the Green Party who has served as Minister for International Development Cooperation since 2014 and as spokesperson of the Green Party since 2016.

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Judiciary of Sweden

The judicial system of Sweden consists of the law of Sweden and a number of government agencies tasked with upholding security and rule of law within the country.

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King in Council (Sweden)

King in Council, or Royal Majesty, (most formally Konungen i Statsrådet, but a term for it most often used in legal documents was Kunglig Majestät or short form Kungl.Maj:t or K.M:t. in Swedish) was a term of constitutional importance that was used in Sweden before 1975 when the 1974 Instrument of Government came into force.

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Löfven Cabinet

The cabinet of Stefan Löfven is the present Government of Sweden.

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List of government enterprises of Sweden

This is a list of Swedish government-owned companies: Government-owned companies are legally normal companies but mainly or fully national owned.

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Minister (government)

A minister is a politician who heads a government department, making and implementing decisions on policies in conjunction with the other ministers.

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Ministerstyre

Ministerial rule (ministerstyre) is the informal term for when a public authority in Sweden — including the Riksdag, or a decision-making body of a municipality — tries to influence how an administrative authority (förvaltningsmyndighet) decides in a particular case relating to the exercise of public authority vis-à-vis an individual or a local authority, or the application of legislation.

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Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Sweden)

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Utrikesdepartementet) is responsible for Swedish foreign policy.

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Ministry of Culture (Sweden)

The Ministry of Culture (Kulturdepartementet) is a ministry within the government of Sweden responsible for culture policy.

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Ministry of Defence (Sweden)

The Ministry of Defence (Försvarsdepartementet) is a Swedish government ministry responsible for the national defence policy.

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Ministry of Education and Research (Sweden)

The Ministry of Education and Research (Utbildningsdepartementet) is a government ministry in Sweden responsible for matters relating to schools, universities, colleges, and research.

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Ministry of Employment (Sweden)

The Ministry of Employment (Arbetsmarknadsdepartementet) is a ministry in the Swedish government responsible for labour market and working life policy.

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Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation (Sweden)

The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation (Näringsdepartementet) is a ministry within the government of Sweden.

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Ministry of Finance (Sweden)

The Ministry of Finance (Finansdepartementet) is a Swedish government ministry responsible for matters relating to economic policy, the central government budget, taxes, banking, security and insurance, international economic work, central, regional and local government.

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Ministry of Health and Social Affairs (Sweden)

The Ministry of Health and Social Affairs (Socialdepartementet) is the ministry in the government of Sweden responsible for policies related to social welfare: financial security, social services, medical and health care, health promotion and the rights of children and disabled people.

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Ministry of Justice (Sweden)

The Ministry of Justice (Justitiedepartementet) is a Cabinet-level ministry in the Government of Sweden with responsibility for legislation.

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Ministry of the Environment and Energy (Sweden)

The Ministry of the Environment and Energy (Miljö- och energidepartementet) is a government ministry in Sweden responsible for the government's environmental policies regarding chemicals, natural environment and biological diversity.

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Monarchy of Sweden

The Monarchy of Sweden concerns the monarchical head of state of Sweden,See the Instrument of Government, Chapter 1, Article 5.

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Motion of no confidence

A motion of no confidence (alternatively vote of no confidence, no-confidence motion, or (unsuccessful) confidence motion) is a statement or vote which states that a person(s) in a position of responsibility (government, managerial, etc.) is no longer deemed fit to hold that position, perhaps because they are inadequate in some respect, are failing to carry out obligations, or are making decisions that other members feel are detrimental.

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Municipalities of Sweden

The municipalities of Sweden (Sveriges kommuner) are its lower-level local government entities.

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Parliamentary system

A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state where the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from its ability to command the confidence of the legislative branch, typically a parliament, and is also held accountable to that parliament.

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Politics of Sweden

Politics of Sweden takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic constitutional monarchy.

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Primary and secondary legislation

In parliamentary systems and presidential systems of government, primary legislation and secondary legislation, the latter also called delegated legislation or subordinate legislation, are two forms of law, created respectively by the legislative and executive branches of government.

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Prime minister

A prime minister is the head of a cabinet and the leader of the ministers in the executive branch of government, often in a parliamentary or semi-presidential system.

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Prime Minister of Sweden

The Prime Minister (statsminister, literally "Minister of the State") is the head of government in Sweden.

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Privy Council of Sweden

The Council of the Realm, or simply The Council (Riksrådet: sometimes in Senatus Regni Sueciae) was a cabinet of medieval origin, consisting of magnates (stormän) which advised, and at times co-ruled with, the King of Sweden.

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Referendums in Sweden

Since the introduction of parliamentarism in Sweden, six national referendums have been held.

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Riksdag

The Riksdag (riksdagen or Sveriges riksdag) is the national legislature and the supreme decision-making body of Sweden.

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Rosenbad

Rosenbad (lit. rosen bath) is a building in central Stockholm, precinct of Norrmalm.

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Royal Court of Sweden

The Royal Court of Sweden (Kungliga Hovstaterna) is the official name for the organisation (royal households) that supports the monarch, and the royal house.

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Sovereign state

A sovereign state is, in international law, a nonphysical juridical entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area.

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Speaker of the Riksdag

The speaker of the Riksdag (Riksdagens talman) is the presiding officer of the national unicameral legislature in Sweden.

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State Secretary (Sweden)

State Secretary, (statssekreterare) is the title of the senior political appointee, second in rank to the Cabinet Minister (Statsråd) in charge of the ministry.

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Statens offentliga utredningar

Statens offentliga utredningar (SOU), "State public reports", is the name of an official series of reports of committees appointed and convened by the Government of Sweden for the analysis of issues in anticipation of a proposed legislation before the Riksdag or the issuance of ordinances.

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Stefan Löfven

Kjell Stefan Löfven (born 21 July 1957) is a Swedish politician serving as the 33rd and current Prime Minister of Sweden since 2014 and Leader of the Social Democrats since 2012.

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Stockholm

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.

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Stockholm County

Stockholm County (Stockholms län) is a county or län (in Swedish) on the Baltic Sea coast of Sweden.

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Stockholm Palace

Stockholm Palace or the Royal Palace (Stockholms slott or Kungliga slottet) is the official residence and major royal palace of the Swedish monarch (the actual residence of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia is at Drottningholm Palace).

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Studentlitteratur

Studentlitteratur is an academic publishing company based in Sweden and publishing mostly in Swedish.

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Swedish Armed Forces

The Swedish Armed Forces (Försvarsmakten, literally “Defense Force”) is the government agency that forms the military forces of Sweden, and which is tasked with defence of the country, as well as promoting Sweden's wider interests, supporting international peacekeeping efforts, and providing humanitarian aid.

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Swedish Coast Guard

The Swedish Coast Guard (Kustbevakningen) is a Swedish civilian government agency tasked with.

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Swedish Code of Statutes

The Swedish Code of Statutes (Svensk författningssamling; SFS) is the official publication of all new Swedish laws enacted by the Riksdag and ordinances issued by the Government.

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Swedish Customs Service

The Swedish Customs (Tullverket, literally "Customs Administration") is the customs service of Sweden.

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Swedish language

Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 9.6 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language), and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.

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Swedish National Courts Administration

The Swedish National Courts Administration (SNCA) (Domstolsverket) is a Swedish administrative authority organized under the Ministry of Justice.

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Swedish Police Authority

The Swedish Police Authority (Polismyndigheten) is the central administrative authority for the police in Sweden, responsible for law enforcement, general social order and public safety within the country.

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Travaux préparatoires

The travaux préparatoires (French: "preparatory works", in the plural) are the official record of a negotiation.

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Treaty

A treaty is an agreement under international law entered into by actors in international law, namely sovereign states and international organizations.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Government_of_Sweden

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