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Original name: Lov om rett til innsyn i dokument i offentleg verksemd [Offentleglova]
Name: Act (No. 16 of 2006) relating to the right of access to documents held by public authorities and public undertakings [Freedom of Information Act].
Country: Norway
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2006-05-19
Entry into force:
ISN: NOR-2006-L-88381
Bibliography: Act on-line in Norwegian Act on-line in Norwegian Ministry of Justice, Lovdata, Norway PDF in Norwegian PDF in Norwegian (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2011-11-07)
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation University of Oslo, Norway PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2011-11-07)
Abstract/Citation: "The purpose of this Act is to facilitate an open and transparent public administration, and thereby strengthen freedom of information and expression, democratic participation, legal safeguards for the individual, confidence in the public authorities and control by the public. The Act shall also facilitate the re-use of public information." (Section 1).
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