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In Swedish law there are no civil law protection measures of the kind referred to in Regulation (EU) No 606/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 on mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters. There is consequently no authority with power to order such measures or to issue certificates in accordance with Article 5.
A protection measure ordered in another Member State can be invoked before the public prosecutor (åklagaren) of the place where the measure is to apply or is chiefly to apply.
The public prosecutor of the place where the measure is to apply or is chiefly to apply is competent to effect the adjustment of protection measures in accordance with Article 11(1).
An application for refusal of recognition in accordance with Article 13 should be brought in the District Court (tingsrätt) of Stockholm.
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