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Civil Procedure in Sweden

By Bengt Lindell
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Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this convenient volume provides analysis of the legislation and rules that determine civil procedure and practice in Sweden. Lawyers who handle transnational matters will appreciate the book’s clear explanation of distinct terminology and application of rules.

The structure follows the classical chapters of a handbook on civil procedure: beginning with the judicial organization of the courts, jurisdiction issues, a discussion of the various actions and claims, and then moving to a review of the proceedings as such. These general chapters are followed by a discussion of the incidents during proceedings, the legal aid and legal costs, and the regulation of evidence. There are chapters on seizure for security and enforcement of judgments, and a final section on alternative dispute resolution. Facts are presented in such a way that readers who are unfamiliar with specific terms and concepts in varying contexts will fully grasp their meaning and significance.

Succinct, scholarly, and practical, this book will prove a valuable time-saving tool for business and legal professionals alike. Lawyers representing parties with interests in Sweden will welcome this very useful guide, and academics and researchers will appreciate its comparative value as a contribution to the study of civil procedure in the international context.

Publish Date 11/18/2020
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789403525716
SKU 10085173-0001
Table of Contents

The Author

List of Abbreviations

General Introduction

Chapter 1. Sweden: A General Background

Chapter 2. Definition of the Term ‘Civil Procedure’

Chapter 3. Sources of Civil Procedure Law

Chapter 4. General Features of the Administration of Justice in Civil Matters

Part I. Judicial Organization

Chapter 1. The Courts and Their Members

Chapter 2. The Bar

Chapter 3. The Enforcement Service

Part II. Jurisdiction

Chapter 1. Domestic Jurisdiction

Chapter 2. International Jurisdiction

Part III. Actions and Claims

Chapter 1. Actions

Chapter 2. Claims and Defences

Chapter 3. Sanctions Applicable to Procedural Irregularities

Part IV. Proceedings

Chapter 1. Proceedings in First Instance

Chapter 2. Review Proceedings

Part V. Incidents

Chapter 1. Intervention

Chapter 2. Withdrawal of an Action

Chapter 3. Withdrawal of a Consent

Chapter 4. Postponement of the Main Hearing

Chapter 5. Substitution of Parties

Part VI. Legal Aid and Legal Costs

Chapter 1. Legal Aid

Chapter 2. Legal Costs

Part VII. Evidence

Chapter 1. The Objects of Proof

Chapter 2. Circumstances Which Make Proof-Taking Unnecessary

Chapter 3. The Burden of Alleging Legal Facts and the Burden of Proof

Chapter 4. Administration of Evidence

Chapter 5. Evaluation of Evidence

Part VIII. Special Procedures

Chapter 1. Summary Proceedings

Chapter 2. Family Law Cases

Chapter 3. Court Matters

Chapter 4. Bankruptcy Proceedings

Part IX. Preliminary Seizure and Enforcement of Judgments

Chapter 1. Preliminary Seizure

Chapter 2. Enforcement of Judgments

Chapter 3. Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments

Part X. Arbitration

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. The Arbitration Agreement

Chapter 3. The Arbitrators and Their Appointment

Chapter 4. The Procedure

Chapter 5. The Arbitral Award

Chapter 6. Void and Challengeable Awards

Chapter 7. The Costs of Arbitration

Chapter 8. Forum and Time Limits

Chapter 9. International Matters

Chapter 10. Recognition and Enforcement of an Arbitration Award

Chapter 11. Expedited Arbitration

Part XI. Mediation

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. The Mediation Act

Chapter 3. Court-Referred Mediation

Chapter 4. Initiating Mediation

Chapter 5. Mediation Agreement

Chapter 6. Confidentiality

Chapter 7. Persons Who Can Act as Mediator

Chapter 8. Mediated Outcomes and Enforceability

Selected Bibliography

Index

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