WHO MiNDbank: More Inclusiveness Needed in Disability and Development

A database of resources covering mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development

Lag (1991:1129) om rättspsykiatrisk vård (Forensic Mental Health Care Act, 1991:1129)

The Swedish Parliament Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Sweden 31 December 1991 Legislation/regulation inpatient, mental health system, severe mental illness

This translation feature uses a third-party service. Please be advised that the machine-translated content may not be accurate. Translation only applies to this page and is not available for downloaded files or external links.



The law applies to anyone who:
1. Following a decision by the court shall be given psychiatric care,
2. are arrested, detained or admitted to a unit for psychiatric examination,
3. contained in, or be relegated to the correctional institution or
4. contained in, or be relegated to a youth detention as a result of a judgment in the care of a minor


In Swedish
Unspecified, 325.8 kB pdf

WHO collates and provides external links to resources focusing on mental health, disability, general health, human rights and development but does not specifically endorse particular laws, policies, plans or other documents from countries or organisations. WHO also does not warrant that the information in this record is correct or refers to the most up-to-date version. Please read the site disclaimer for further details. If this record contains an error or is outdated, please notify us.