War Delegation

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The War Delegation (Swedish: Krigsdelegationen) or KD is a standing committee of the Riksdag of Sweden, with its functions enumerated in the Instrument of Government and the Riksdag Act, with the purpose of replacing the Riksdag as a whole whenever Sweden is at war or is otherwise exposed to serious threats.

The War Delegation consists of the Speaker of the Riksdag (chair) and fifty members who are elected following each general election.

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Instrument of Government 15th Chapiter "War and threat of war" 2-3 § (Regeringformen 15. kap "Krig och krigsfara" 2-3 §) (Swedish)