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Original name: Utlänningsdatalag (2016:27).
Name: Act (2016:27) on Immigration Personal Data.
Country: Sweden
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-02-04
Entry into force:
ISN: SWE-2016-L-106167
Bibliography: Act online in Swedish, Basic Text Act online in Swedish, Basic Text Regeringskansliets rättsdatabaser, Notisum AB,, Sweden, 6 pp. PDF PDF (consulted on 2018-09-13)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for regulations concerning the Migration Board, the Swedish Police Office and the foreign authorities to treat personal data effectively in its activities under foreign and citizenship legislation and to protect people from violating their personal integrity in such treatment.

Contains 23 articles and 14 sections concerning, inter alia:

Section 1: Object of the Act.
Section 2: Scope of the Act.
Section 3: Relationship to the Personal Data Act.
Section 4: Data responsibility.
Section 5: Purpose.
Section 6: Migration Board's fingerprints and photographs register.
Section 7: Processing of sensitive personal data.
Section 8: Access to personal data.
Section 9: Search restrictions.
Section 10: Direct access.
Section 11: Information obligation.
Section 12: Transfer of personal data to third countries.
Section 13: Restrictions.
Section 14: Safeguards.
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