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1. IntroductionAs reported before, in the autumn of 2016, the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court ruled that a camera mounted on a drone is considered a CCTV camera for purposes of the Swedish Camera Monitoring Act. The judgment meant that using a drone equipped with a camera, where the camera will be directed at a place to which the public has access, requires a licence from the County Administrative Board. Since a licence in principle is…

IntroductionIn Sweden, drones are regulated within the framework of aviation legislation. Access to controlled airspace is restricted. In addition, certain restrictions apply with respect to the distribution of aerial photographs, primarily from a national security perspective. In a recent ground-breaking judgment however, the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court has ruled that drones equipped with cameras are subject to permission under the Camera Monitoring Act. Under the Camera Monitoring Act, all camera surveillance is generally subject to…