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Original name: Lag (2017:151) om meddelarskydd i vissa enskilda verksamheter.
Name: Act (2017:151) on the protection of informers in privately-owned business.
Country: Sweden
Subject(s): Protection in certain sectors of economic activity
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-02-23
Entry into force:
ISN: SWE-2017-L-107112
Bibliography: Act online in Swedish, Basic Text Act online in Swedish, Basic Text Regeringskansliets rättsdatabaser, Notisum AB,, Sweden, 2 pp. PDF in Swedish PDF in Swedish (consulted on 2018-09-07)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for regulations concerning situations when employees, contractors, and others participating in activities to disclose information about media publishing activities covered by the Press Freedom Regulation or the Freedom of Expression Act or contributing to requests in such media.

Contains 6 articles and 4 sections concerning, inter alia:

Section 1: Scope.
Section 2: Right to submit information and prohibition of intervention and investigation.
Section 3: Restrictions on the right to disclose information.
Section 4: Penalty.
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