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Original name: Kongeriket Norges Grunnlov
Name: Constitution of the Kingdom of Norway of 1814.
Country: Norway
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 1814-05-17
Entry into force:
ISN: NOR-1814-C-35061
Bibliography: Constitutions of Countries of the World, 1999, G. Flanz, ed., Oceana Publications, Inc., Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., U.S.A.
Information on the Constitution Information on the Constitution Stortinget, http://www.stortinget.no, 0026 Oslo, Norway PDF of Constitution as amended to 11/9/2008 PDF of Constitution as amended to 11/9/2008 (consulted on 2012-01-26)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Labour, Norsk Lovtidend, www.lovdata.no, Norway PDF of Constitution as amended to 25/1/2012 PDF of Constitution as amended to 25/1/2012 (consulted on 2012-01-26)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Justice, Norsk Lovtidend, www.lovdata.no, Norway PDF of Constitution in Norwegian as amended to 1 June 2015 PDF of Constitution in Norwegian as amended to 1 June 2015 (consulted on 2015-07-20)
Abstract/Citation: Comprised of 112 Articles concerning matters including the form of government and religion, executive power of the King or Queen and matters relating to the Royal family, and voting rights and the legislative and judicial powers. Provides for freedom of expression and of the press, and requires that the State be responsible for creating conditions enabling every person capable of work to earn a living by his work. States that specific provisions concerning the right of employees to co-determination at their work place shall be laid down by law. Grants the right to an environment that is conducive to health and to natural surroundings whose productivity and diversity are perserved. Gives the State an obligation to respect and ensure human rights.
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