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Original name: Lov om arbeidsmiljø, arbeidstid og stillingsvern mv. (arbeidsmiljøloven).
Name: Act (No. 62 of 2005) respecting working environment, working hours and employment protection, etc. (Working Environment Act)
Country: Norway
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2005-06-17
Entry into force:
Published on: Norsk Lovtidend, Part I, 2005-07-08, Vol. 8, No. 62, pp. 1112-1143
Norsk Lovtidend, Part I, 2005-08-05, Vol. 9, No. 609, p. 1371
ISN: NOR-2005-L-70972
Bibliography: Norsk Lovtidend, Part I, 2005-07-08, Vol. 8, No. 62, pp. 1112-1143
Norsk Lovtidend, Part I, 2005-08-05, Vol. 9, No. 609, p. 1371
Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority, Norway PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-11-07)
Legislation on-line in Norwegian Legislation on-line in Norwegian Ministry of Justice, Lovdata, www.lovdata.no PDF of Act as amended to 1/7/2014 PDF of Act as amended to 1/7/2014 (consulted on 2011-11-07)
Abstract/Citation: Ch. 1: Introductory provisions - ss. 1(1) to 1(9)
Ch. 2: Duties of employers and employees - ss. 2(1) to 2(4)
Ch. 3: Measures in the work on working environment - ss. 3(1) to 3(5)
Ch. 4: Requirements in the field of working environment - ss. 4(1) to 4(6)
Ch. 5: Duty to register and report, producer requirements, etc. - ss. 5(1) to 5(5)
Ch. 6: Personnel safety representative - ss. 6(1) to 6(5)
Ch. 7: Working environment cooperation - ss. 7(1) to 7(4)
Ch. 8: Information and discussion - ss. 8(1) to 8(3)
Ch. 9: Control measures at work - ss. 9(1) to 9(4)
Ch. 10: Working hours - ss. 10(1) to 10(13)
Ch. 11: Work by children and youth - ss. 11(1) to 11(5)
Ch. 12: Right to leave of absence - ss. 12(1) to 12(14)
Ch. 13: Prohibition of discrimination - ss. 13(1) to 13(10)
Ch. 14: Employment etc. - ss. 14(1) to 14(20)
Ch. 15: Termination of employment relationship - ss. 15(1) to 15(17)
Ch. 16: Rights of employees in connection with transfer of work (to another employer) - ss. 16(1) to 16(7)
Ch. 17: Disputes respecting labour relations - ss. 17(1) to 17(7)
Ch. 18: Supervision of the Act - ss. 18(1) to 18(9)
Ch. 19: Penal sanctions - ss. 19(1) to 19(7)
Ch. 20: Final provisions - ss. 20(1) to 20(3).

Act No. 62 of 2005 repeals Act No. 4 of 1977 and amends numerous acts, including:
Act No. 43 of 1972: adds new s. 11(2)
Act No. 61 of 1973: amends s. 6
Act No. 45 of 1978: adds new s. 2(4)
Act No. 21 of 1988: amends ss. 2(6), 9(2) and 11(6)
Act No. 19 of 1997: amends ss. 8(7), 8(24), 8(47), 14(23), 14(26) and 25(2)
Act No. 76 of 2004: adds new s. 2(4)
Act No. 40 of 2005: amends s. 1(2)(3).
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