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  1. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act (No. 63 of 2013) amending the Act (No. 100 of 1992) respecting child protection services. (Lov (Nr 63 av 2013) om endringer i barnevernloven.) - Act online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2013-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2013-12-12 | Date of partial entry into force: 2014-02-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2014-06-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2014-01-01 | NOR-2013-L-97448

    Introduces a new article 3 (5) concerning children in custody or in imprisonment and a new article 5 (8a) concerning home institutions for children.

    Amends chapter 1 (title) and article 4 (27) concerning placement options for children.

  2. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act (No. 62 of 2013) amending the Children Act (No. 7 of 1981). (Lov (Nr 62 av 2013) om endringer i barnelova.) - Act online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2013-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-01 | NOR-2013-L-97491

    Amends article 31, article 43 ss.3, article 61 ss.1 no.1 p.1, article 61 ss.1 no. 3-5, article 61 ss.2 p.1, article 65 ss.2 concerning the right of the child to be involved in decision-making, including the perspective of the child in parental disputes.

    Introduces a new article 43 a, a new p.4 to article 60 ss.1, a new article 61a concerning visitation supervised by a publicly appointed person, exemption from confidentiality within Child Welfare Service.

  3. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act (No. 64 of 2013) amending the Children Act (No. 7 of 1981). (Lov (Nr 64 av 2013) om endringer i barnelova (farskap og morskap).) - Act online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2013-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2013-08-31 | NOR-2013-L-97492

    Introduces a new article 6a (right of the child to have knowledge about the biological father), a new ss.2 to article 15 (blocked address or use of fictitious personal data for mother or child), a new ss.2 to article 29b (investigation of the mother of the child), a new article 81a (when a matter concerning motherhood can be dealt with by Norwegian adjudication or government).

    Amends chapter 2 (title), article 4, article 4a, article 5, article 6, article 7, article 10, article 11, article 13, article 24, article 26, article 70 ss.7, article 78 ss.4, article 80 ss.1 p.5, article 81 ss.1 concerning processes for the determination of paternity and maternity of a child.

    Repeals article 1a, article 12 and article 22.

  4. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act (No. 34 of 2012) amending the Act (No. 100 of 1992) respecting child protection services. (Lov (Nr 34 av 2012) om endringer i barnevernloven (Nr 100 av 1992) .) - Act online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2012-06-22 | NOR-2012-L-94413

    Amends article 6 (3) ss.2 p.3, 6 (4) ss.2 p.1, 6 (8), 7 (22) ss. 1 p 1, 7 (23) ss. 1 p 1, 8 (4) ss.1 p.1 concerning children with behavioral problems or interventions for children who may be victims of human trafficking, duty to leave information when suspected that a child is being abused at home or in other cases of serious neglect, use of force, acute decisions, appeal of an acute decision.

    Introduces to the act a new article 4 (29), a new article 4 (30), a new article 5 (9) ss. 5, a new article 7 (5) ss. 4 concerning temporary placement in an institution without consent when a child is at risk of exploitation by human traffickers, precautions, follow-up of decisions about placement in an institution.

  5. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act (No. 9 of 2011) amending the Act (No. 100 of 1992) respecting child protection services. (Lov (Nr 9 av 2011) om endringer i barnevernloven (krav til politiattester mv.).) - Act online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2011-04-15 | Date of entry into force: 2011-04-15 | Date of partial entry into force: 2011-09-01 | NOR-2011-L-89857

    Amends article 2 (3) ss.4 (the County's duties to supervise child welfare activities in the municipality), article 2 (3b) (state supervision of child welfare), article 6 (10) (police certificate), article 9 (2) ss. 1 p.1 (concerning maintenance payments when a child is placed outside the family home).

  6. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 989 of 2007) amending the Ordinance (No. 551 of 1998) respecting work of children and of youth.

    Adoption: 2007-08-20 | Date of entry into force: 2007-08-24 | NOR-2007-R-80003

    Amends section 10, respecting training in the use of work equipment for persons over 17 years of age.

  7. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1220 of 2007) amending the Ordinance (No. 551 of 1998) respecting work of children and of youth.

    Adoption: 2007-08-20 | Date of entry into force: 2007-11-09 | NOR-2007-R-80010

    Amends the commentary for section 10, concerning work practice.

  8. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act (No. 53 of 2007) amending the Children Act (No. 7 of 1981).

    Adoption: 2007-06-29 | NOR-2007-L-79989

    Amends sections 1, 4, 10, 35 and 39, respecting, inter alia, authorities responsible for the population register, recognition of paternity, decisions concerning custody of the child and registration with the population register.

  9. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act (No. 22 of 2007) amending the Child Insurance Act (No. 4 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2007-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 2007-07-01 | NOR-2007-L-79982

    Amends section 9 letters b, c and adds a new letter d. Also amends the Act (No. 62 of 2005) respecting working environment, working hours and employment protection, etc. (Working Environment Act), section 12-5.

  10. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act (No. 63 of 2005) to amend the Children Act (No. 7 of 1981) (joint parental authority between cohabiting parents).

    Adoption: 2005-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | NOR-2005-L-70973

    Amends ss. 4 (acknowledgement of paternity), 35 (parental authority) and 39 (contract or decision respecting parental authority).

  11. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act (No. 65 of 2005) to amend Act (No. 100 of 1992) respecting child protection services and Act (No. 81 of 1991) respecting social services (the Social Services Act), etc.

    Adoption: 2005-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2006-07-01 | NOR-2005-L-70975

    Act No. 100 of 1992: Amends, i.a., ss. 2(1)(2), 4(4), 4(16), 4(20)(3), 6(4), 9(2) and 9(5); adds new ss. 2(3)(3), 3(4), 4(20)(4);
    Act No. 81 of 1991: Amends s. 9(2), adds new s. 9(10)a.

  12. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1791 of 2002) to amend the Ordinance respecting work of children and of youth (No. 551 of 1998).

    Adoption: 2002-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | NOR-2002-R-63038

    Amends section 6(3) (circumstances under which children can work in cultural or sports activities for more than two hours per day or twelve hours per week) and the comments to that section (provides exception from the general working time rules).

  13. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 423 of 2002) respecting work and placement of youth on board Norwegian ships.

    Adoption: 2002-04-25 | Date of entry into force: 2002-07-02 | NOR-2002-R-61897

    Contains 24 sections covering, inter alia, scope of application, definitions, liability, exemption, protection of young workers, hours of work for young workers, prohibition against night work, rest periods, home leave, protection against alcoholic drinks, home leave for young workers under 18 years of age, special rules to place youth in inland navigation work, captains' special duties, ship-owners' rights and duties, and miscellaneous provisions.

  14. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1119) to amend the Ordinance respecting work of children and youth (No. 551 of 1998). - http://www.lovdata.no

    Adoption: 2001-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | NOR-2001-R-61377

    Consolidated text with changes through June 2001.

  15. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 888 of 2000) respecting work by young persons on Norwegian ships.

    Adoption: 2000-08-31 | Date of entry into force: 2000-09-29 | NOR-2000-R-58305

    Contains 18 sections covering, inter alia, scope of application (work executed by young persons under 18 years age onboard Norwegian ships), definitions, liability, exceptions, risk evaluation, health examination, information to young persons and their parents, work prohibition, working time, night work prohibition, rest periods, control and protection against alcoholics, home travel, home travel for young people under 18 years age and sanctions.

  16. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1526 of 1998) to amend the Ordinance respecting work of children and of youth (No. 551 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 1998-12-17 | NOR-1998-R-52943

    Amends ss. 10 (prohibited hours of work for children) and 11 (and for youth).

  17. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 551 of 1998) respecting work of children and of youth.

    Adoption: 1998-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-01 | NOR-1998-R-50587

    Contains 18 sections covering, inter alia, scope of application, definitions, list of jobs which shall be permitted for children of 13 years of age, evaluation of hazardous work, prohibition against night work and hazardous work, training and information, parental approval, and employers' duty to list children and youth engaged by them. Repeals four Provisions (Nos. 8897 of 1977, 9347 of 1977, 9346 of 1977 and 1226 of 1983) regarding work by young persons.

  18. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting child care facilities in families (No. 942 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 1996-01-01 | NOR-1995-R-43554

    Regulates the conditions for creating private child care facilities by agreement between two or more families. Generally, such child care is offered in a home, for a maximum of five children who are more than three years old, under the direction of an employed assistant. Provides for rules concerning the premises, the educational requirements of the assistant, as well as exceptions to the general rules.

  19. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act respecting child protection services (No. 100 of 1992) - Unofficial English translation (as amended up to 2000)

    Adoption: 1992-07-17 | NOR-1992-L-38405

  20. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to repeal the provisions [of 7 Feb. 1974] to prohibit the employment of young persons under 18 years of age on dangerous work in agriculture. No. 990.

    Adoption: 1986-04-11 | NOR-1986-R-2312

  21. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the provisions [of 22 Sep. 1977] respecting the employment of primary school pupils who have reached the age of 13 years. No. 992.

    Adoption: 1986-04-11 | NOR-1986-R-2313

    Inserts a new s. 4 (provisions not to apply to agriculture).

  22. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting the employment of young persons on work requiring special care. no 1226.

    Adoption: 1983-06-23 | NOR-1983-R-148

    Training, supervision, etc.

  23. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Children Act (No. 7 of 1981). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1981-04-08 | NOR-1981-L-68579

    Regulates various issues relating to children and parents. Divided into 9 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-2) provides for notification of childbirth and establishment of identity of mother of child. Part 2 (s. 3-9) makes provision for identity of father of child. Part 3 (s. 10-13) regulates duties of maintenance enforcement officer and county governor in paternity cases; Part 4 (s. 14-29) procedure in paternity cases. Part 5 (s. 30-43a) provides for parental responsibility and permanent residence of child. Part 6 (s. 44-50) deals with right of access and related issues. Part 7 (s. 51-62) makes provision for duty to rear child. Part 8 (s. 63-67) contains provisions regarding application of Children Act when parents have connections to foreign countries. Part 9 (s. 68-71) contains concluding provisions.

  24. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act relating to Commissioner of Children (No. 5 of 1981). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1981-03-06 | NOR-1981-L-68582

    Provides for establishment and powers of Commissioner for Children. Duties of Commissioner are to promote interests of chidren vis--vis public and private authorities, and to follow up development of conditions under which children grow up. Commissioner does not have authority to decide cases or to change official administrative decisions. Commissioner is also forbidden by law to handle cases concerning individual conflicts arising within family, but she or he may give information and advice regarding where child or parents may obtain help.

  25. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting exceptions to the minimum age provisions contained in the first para. of s. 4 of the Seafarers Act (No. 18 of 30 May 1975) [LS 1975-Nor.1] in the case of certain persons employed on board fishing, sealing and whaling vessels.

    Adoption: 1978-01-26 | NOR-1978-R-12783

  26. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions as to keeping of lists of workers under 18 years of age.

    Adoption: 1977-10-14 | NOR-1977-R-13315

  27. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions as to the employment of primary school pupils who have reached the age of 13 years.

    Adoption: 1977-10-14 | NOR-1977-R-13318

  28. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order to make provision for the protection of young persons employed on board ship.

    Adoption: 1969-06-19 | NOR-1969-R-17789

  29. Norway - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act (No. 2 of 1946) respecting children's insurance. - http://www.lovdata.no

    Adoption: 1946-10-24 | Date of entry into force: 1946-10-01 | NOR-1946-L-52496

    Contains 26 sections covering, inter alia, scope of application and contributions, administration, handling of cases, payment, appeal, financial rules, and miscellaneous provisions.


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