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Original name: Lov om styrking av menneskerettighetenes stilling i norsk rett (Menneskerettsloven)
Name: Act (No. 30 of 1999) to strengthen the position of human rights in Norwegian law (Human Rights Act).
Country: Norway
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1999-05-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Norsk Lovtidend, Part I, 1999-06-18, Vol. 10, No. 30, pp. 1119-1226, ISSN: 0333-0753
ISN: NOR-1999-L-53741
Bibliography: Norsk Lovtidend, Part I, 1999-06-18, Vol. 10, No. 30, pp. 1119-1226, ISSN: 0333-0753
Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Lovdata , Norway PDF PDF (consulted on 2004-10-21)
Abstract/Citation: Contains six sections whereby the following international human rights instruments are given force of national law to the extent that they are considered as binding on Norway: the European Council's Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, its Protocol of November 1950, its Protocols Nos. 4 (securing certain other rights and freedoms), 6 (abolition of death penalty), and 7 (furthering certain human rights and freedoms); the United Nations' International Covenants on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and on Civil and Political Rights, and the two optional Protocols to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Contains the English and Norwegian versions of these instruments as annexes. Unofficial translation available in English.
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