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swedish academy publishes new statutes after summer of scandals

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swedish academy publishes new statutes after summer of scandals

the new additions update the original statutes, written in 1786 when the body was founded. in a statement, permanent secretary anders olsson said the aim was to "re-establish trust for its activities" and "produce a modern interpretation" of the existing rules. after the announcement last week that the statutes had been updated, the academy published them on friday.  one of the most striking rules states that members of the body should "avoid publicly criticizing the academy or their colleagues". they are also called on to put the interests of the academy before their own, and to "avoid situations where a conflict of duties could occur". during the fallout after the summer's scandals, at least two academy members crit...