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  1. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act (No. 25 of 2014) amending the Annual Leave Act (No. 21 of 1988) and certain other Acts. (Lov (Nr 25 av 2014) om endringer i ferieloven mv.) - Act online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2014-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 2014-06-20 | Date of partial entry into force: 2014-07-01 | NOR-2014-L-98981

    Amends various articles in the following acts (new regulations respecting annual leave):

    - Act (No. 81 of 2007) relating to cooperative societies (The Cooperative Societies Act).
    - Act (No. 62 of 2005) respecting working environment, working hours and employment protection, etc. (Working Environment Act).
    - Act (No. 45 of 1997) on Public (Public Limited Companies Act).
    - Act (No. 44 of 1997) on Corporations (Companies Act).
    - Act (No. 71 of 1991) on State Enterprises.
    - Annual Leave Act (No. 21 of 1988).
    - Act (No 83 of 1985) on general partnerships and limited partnerships (Company Law).

  2. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act (No. 10 of 2007) amending the Act (No. 62 of 2005) respecting working environment, working hours and employment protection, etc. (Working Environment Act) and the National Insurance Act (No. 19 of 1997).

    Adoption: 2007-02-23 | Date of entry into force: 2007-03-01 | NOR-2007-L-79958

    Amends chapter 2-3, letter g) and chapter 4-6 of the Act (No. 62 of 2005) respecting working environment, working hours and employment protection, etc. (Working Environment Act) and amends chapter 8-6, 8-7, chapter 25-2, 25-3 and 25-5 of the National Insurance Act (No. 19 of 1997).

  3. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 814 of 2004) to amend Ordinance (No. 382 of 1995) respecting the right to leave in cases of pregnancy, child birth and adoption.

    Adoption: 2004-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 2004-06-01 | NOR-2004-R-68110

    Amends, i.a., s. 8(5) respecting duty to give notice of leave.

  4. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 767 of 2002) respecting hours of work for aircraft staff.

    Adoption: 2002-07-02 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | NOR-2002-R-62289

    Contains ten sections covering, inter alia, scope of application, objectives (promote social well-being, health and safety for aircraft staff), definitions, rest period, work plan, control authority, exemption and appeal.

  5. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the Provisions (No. 870 of 1992) respecting workers' protection and the working environment in the petroleum industry (No. 637 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-07-03 | NOR-1995-R-43549

    Amends s. 14, subsections 1 and 4, s. 17 and 21 and s. 22, subsection 22. The amendments include exemptions for the petroleum industry from the applicability of certain sections of the Act respecting workers' protection and the working environment, inter alia, with respect to hours of work. Trade unions may enter agreements concerning hours of work beyond the limits of s. 41 subsection 5 of the Act respecting worker's environment etc.. Further, instead of rules otherwise applicable, the total (daily) working time, including overtime, must not exceed 16 hours, and the total annual overtime must not exceed 200 hours. At working places bound by wage agreements, special agreements with individual workers are permitted to extend the possible amount of annual overtime to 300 hours.

  6. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act respecting public holidays and their sanctity (No. 12 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-02-24 | NOR-1995-L-43529

    Lists the ten days of the year which, in addition to Sundays, are public holidays for religious purposes. Repeals the Act (No. 4 of 1965) respecting the sanctity of public holidays.

  7. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 382 of 1995) respecting the right to leave in cases of pregnancy, child birth and adoption.

    Adoption: 1995-02-14 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-01 | NOR-1995-R-43534

    Provides for rules to protect seafaring employees who are pregnant, recently have given birth, who are breast feeding or who have children. Details the right to paid leave for medical check ups, delivery and care of child including, in certain conditions, the right to free transport to Norway. The total parental leave entitlement is one year. Repeals Provisions (No. 234 of 1986) on the same subject.

  8. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act (No. 65 of 1994) to amend the National Insurance Act (No. 12 of 1966) and other Acts.

    Adoption: 1994-12-09 | NOR-1994-L-43514

    Amends s. 3(22) (benefits in case of illness of a child or a child minder). Includes amendments, inter alia, to the Acts respecting pensions for military personnel, seafarers and fishermen, as well as to the Annual Leave Act.

  9. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting the National Insurance Administration's follow-up of persons on sick leave who have been unable to work for more than 12 weeks (No. 583 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1993-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 1993-07-01 | NOR-1993-R-34905

  10. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the National Insurance Act (No. 12 of 17 June 1966) [LS 1970-Nor.1, cons., 1971-Nor.2] and certain other Acts.

    Adoption: 1990-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-01 | NOR-1990-L-22698

    Amends several sections of the National Insurance Act, of the Act (No. 4 of 4 February 1977) [LS 1977-Nor.1] and the Amended Leave Act (No. 10 of 29 April 1988) [LS 1988-Nor.1] (respecting the right to leave, sickness benefit etc. for maternity leave, care of sick child, etc).

  11. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting annual leave for employees on board ships. No. 1285

    Adoption: 1989-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-01 | NOR-1989-R-31112

    Regulates annual leave for all persons covered by the Seamen's Act (No. 18 of 30 May 1975) [LS 1975-Nor. 1] (calculation, maternity leave, payment of leave pay, etc.).

  12. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the in Council (of 29 March 1948) respecting annual holidays for Seafarers [LS 1948-Nor. 1]. No. 1070

    Adoption: 1988-12-23 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-01 | NOR-1988-R-31063

    Amends sections 2(5) (six days annual holiday for persons over the age of 60 years) and 3(1) (holidays remuneration).

  13. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting the recording of working hours; organisation and guidelines for the schedule of working hours.

    Adoption: 1988-05-19 | NOR-1988-R-6993

    Regulates the application of the Seafarers' Hours of Work Act (No. 50 of 1977) [LS 1977-Nor. 2].

  14. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Annual Leave Act (No. 21 of 1988). (Lov om ferie (ferieloven)) - Unofficial English Translation Legislation on-line in Norwegian

    Adoption: 1988-04-29 | NOR-1988-L-6472

    The Act provides for 25 working days of paid annual leave per year (increased for workers over age 60). It defines the scope of application (s. 1) and lays down rules governing the accrual, remuneration and forfeiture of leave and co-ordination of annual leave with other types of leave. It repeals the Annual Leave Act (No. 3 of 1947) (LS 1947 - Nor. 1).

  15. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend provisions (No. 3128 of 9 December 1987) respecting regulations for replacement work-organisation for farmers. No. 189

    Adoption: 1988-04-18 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-01 | NOR-1988-R-31085

    Amends section 6(2) (A) (scope of application).

  16. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act respecting hours of work on board ship (No. 50 of 1977) [LS 1977 - Nor. 2]. No. 11.

    Adoption: 1988-03-11 | NOR-1988-L-6521

    Amends ss. 1(3) (exceptions to the law), 1(4) (further regulations), 13 (1 to 5) (working hours schedule) and 18(2) (penalty provisions).

  17. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act (No. 9 of 1947) respecting measures to promote employment [LS 1947 - Nor. 2] and the National Insurance Act (No. 12 of 1966) [LS 1970 - Nor. 1 (cons.)]. No. 102.

    Adoption: 1987-12-18 | Date of entry into force: 1988-01-01 | NOR-1987-L-4805

    Amends several ss. of Act No. 9 of 1947 respecting the administration of the work to be carried out and several ss. of the National Insurance Act respecting the possibility of obtaining unemployment benefits after the maximum unemployment period has passed.

  18. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the Provisions (of 17 December 1976) respecting the right of employees to be represented on the boards and corporate assemblies, etc., of companies (state-owned companies, etc.). No. 923.

    Adoption: 1987-11-20 | NOR-1987-R-4799

    Amends several ss. (1(b), 7(1)(2), 8(1)(2), 21(1)(2) and 22(1)(3)) respecting the required working hours for eligible employees.

  19. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the Order in Council (of 19 March 1948) [LS 1948-Nor. 1] respecting annual holidays for Seafarers.

    Adoption: 1987-01-23 | NOR-1987-R-4151

    Amends s. 2 (annual holidays of 29 days) and s. 3 (holiday remuneration).

  20. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Annual Leave Act (No. 3 of 14 November 1947) [LS 1947 - Nor. 1 (cons.), 1952 - Nor. 2 and 1968 - Nor. 1]. No. 75.

    Adoption: 1986-12-19 | NOR-1986-L-4287

    Amends s. 6(1)(4) (the accrual of earned holiday).

  21. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the provisions [of 10 Aug. 1977] respecting the hours of work on Norwegian drilling rigs and other mobile installations at sea. No. 2004.

    Adoption: 1986-10-31 | NOR-1986-R-2932

    Replaces s. 10 (exceptions).

  22. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the provisions [of 26 June 1981] respecting the hours of work of persons employed as divers on board Norwegian vessels, drilling rigs and other mobile installations at sea. No. 2005.

    Adoption: 1986-10-31 | NOR-1986-R-2933

    Replaces s. 11 (exceptions).

  23. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting the leave scheme for fishermen. No. 1006.

    Adoption: 1985-05-14 | NOR-1985-R-1500

    Repeal the Provisions of 27 June 1984 on the same subject.

  24. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act respecting the opening hours of places of sale. No. 20.

    Adoption: 1985-04-26 | NOR-1985-L-1380

    Repeals Act No. 5 of 25 June 1913 (LS 1926 - Nor. 1) respecting the closing hours of places of sale and Act No. 1 of 29 May 1925 (LS 1925 - Nor. 1) respecting the closing hours for barbers' and hairdressers' establishments.

  25. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting exceptions to the rules governing hours of work in the case of work in theatres and operas. No. 293.

    Adoption: 1985-02-08 | NOR-1985-R-1262

  26. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Fishermens' Vacation Leave Act (No. 43 of 16 June 1972). No. 83.

    Adoption: 1982-12-17 | NOR-1982-L-10615

    Amends ss. 3 to 6,9,10 and 13.

  27. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions as to the hours of work of persons employed as divers on board Norwegian vessels, drilling platforms and other mobile installations at sea.

    Adoption: 1981-06-26 | NOR-1981-R-10966

  28. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act (No. 50 of 3 June 1977) [LS 1977 - Nor. 2] respecting hours of work on board ship. No. 43.

    Adoption: 1981-06-05 | NOR-1981-L-10963

    Amends s.1.

  29. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Amendments to the provisions [of 17 Sep. 1976] respecting annual leave for Seafarers.

    Adoption: 1981-05-15 | NOR-1981-R-10960

    Amendments to items II and III.

  30. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting the leave scheme for fishermen.

    Adoption: 1980-04-10 | NOR-1980-R-11828

  31. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Provisions respecting the payment of a holiday supplement to daily cash benefit under s. 4(3), point 5, of the National Insurance Act (NO. 12 of 17 June 1966) [LS 1970-Nor.1 (consolidation), 1971-Nor.2].

    Adoption: 1978-04-21 | NOR-1978-L-12787

  32. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting the hours of work on Norwegian drilling platforms and other mobile installations at sea.

    Adoption: 1977-08-19 | NOR-1977-R-13314

  33. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Amendments to the rules [laid down by the Order in Council of 19 Mar. 1948: LS 1948-Nor.1] respecting annual holidays for Seafarers.

    Adoption: 1976-09-17 | NOR-1976-R-13671

    Amends items II and III.

  34. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act (No. 2 of 7 Dec. 1956) [LS 1968-Nor.1 (consolidation)] respecting the protection of workers and the Act (No. 8 of 18 June 1965) [LS 1965-Nor.1, 1968-Nor.1] respecting hours of work in bakeries. No. 20.

    Adoption: 1976-04-09 | NOR-1976-L-13666

    Amends ss. 23 and 24 of the former and s. 6 of the latter.

  35. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act (No. 2 of June 1949) [LS 1949-Nor.2...1960-Nor.3] respecting hours of work on board ship. No. 14.

    Adoption: 1976-04-02 | NOR-1976-L-13665

    Amends ss. 7 and 11.

  36. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act (No. 2) of 7 Dec. 1956 [LS 1968 - Nor. 1 (consolidation)] respecting the protection of workers. No. 71.

    Adoption: 1974-12-20 | NOR-1974-L-15437

    Amends s. 23 (hours of work).

  37. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act (No. 8) of 18 June 1965 [LS 1965 - Nor.1, 1968 - Nor. 1] respecting hours of work in bakeries.

    Adoption: 1974-12-20 | NOR-1974-L-15438

    Amends ss. 1 to 3.

  38. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Fishermen's Vacation Leave Act (No. 43 of 1972).

    Adoption: 1972-06-16 | NOR-1972-L-16702

  39. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act of 7 Dec. 1956 [LS 1968 - Nor. 1 (consolidation)] respecting the protection of workers. No. 23.

    Adoption: 1972-05-05 | NOR-1972-L-16698

    Amends s. 23 (3) (normal hours of work).

  40. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules respecting the hours of work and rest of drivers of lorries, vehicles with trailers, etc.

    Adoption: 1971-12-29 | NOR-1971-R-17055

  41. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act of 14 Nov. 1947 respecting annual vacation leave [LS 1947 - Nor. 1 ... 1968 - Nor. 1]. No. 10.

    Adoption: 1971-01-29 | NOR-1971-L-17037

    Amends ss. 5 (fixing date of leave), 6 (leave allowance) and 11 (contributions to holiday fund).

  42. Norway - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act of 18 June 1965 respecting hours of work in bakeries. No. 3.

    Adoption: 1968-06-21 | NOR-1968-L-18404


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