A new precedent has been translated into English

The “Framework decision and newly discovered offence” case, NJA 2022 s. 227, has been translated into English.

The case in summary: The provisions of Chapter 34, Section 2 of the Swedish Criminal Code shall be applied when the offence subject to examination is newly discovered relative to a judgment delivered in another EU country. In such a case, the court has the responsibility for ensuring that the investigation regarding necessary foreign judgments is available.

The Supreme Court's decision was delivered on 5 april 2022.