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Original name: Lag (2009:128) om yrkeshögskolan.
Name: Act (2009:128) on higher vocational education.
Country: Sweden
Subject(s): Education, vocational guidance and training
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-03-05
Entry into force:
ISN: SWE-2009-L-94124
Bibliography: Act online in Swedish Act online in Swedish Regeringskansliets rättsdatabaser, Notisum AB,, Sweden, 4 pp. PDF PDF (consulted on 2013-09-18)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for regulations to ensure: functioning of higher vocational institutions such as public universities and colleges, municipalities, counties and individual or legal persons; postsecondary vocational training corresponding to the needs of working life; state support for postsecondary vocational training allocated efficiently; postsecondary vocational training quality; training is corresponding to the needs of postsecondary vocational training within narrow occupations referred to lead to gainful employment for the students, or to a new level in their profession.

The Act repeals Act (2001:239) on advanced vocational training. The repealed Act still applies to training granted state support for advanced vocational training before April 15, 2009.
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