Sweden

Parliament

Political system
Parliamentary system
Structure of parliament
Unicameral
IPU membership
Yes

Law-making

Data on parliament’s law-making role and activities

Legislative activity

Number of laws adopted by parliament, per year
484
(2021)
Total number of laws adopted by Parliament in the previous legislature
2,380
(2022-09)
Number of laws adopted in the previous legislature that were initiated by parliament
79
(2022-09)
Number of laws adopted in the previous legislature that were initiated by the government
2,301
(2022-09)
Percentage of laws initiated by parliament in the previous legislature
3%
(2022-09)
Dates of the previous legislature
20 Sep 2018 to 25 Sep 2022
(2022-09)

Executive-legislative relations

Legislation adopted by parliament requires the assent of the Head of State
No information available
Number of times the Head of State declined to give assent to legislation, per year
No information available
Consequences when the Head of State declines to give assent to legislation
Not applicable
Final decision when parliament and the Head of State do not agree
Not applicable

Existence of a procedure to introduce emergency legislation

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Historical data for IPU membership

Historical data for IPU membership
Year IPU membership
2020-09
List of values for 2020-09
No
2019-04
List of values for 2019-04
No
2018-06
List of values for 2018-06
No