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  1. Norway - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1092 of 2007) amending the Ordinance No. 1265 of 2000 respecting processing of personal data.

    Adoption: 2007-06-05 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | NOR-2007-R-80005

    Amends section 1, ss. 1-3 (replacing the term 'tvistemalsloven' with the term 'tvisteloven').

  2. Norway - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 200 of 2006) to amend Ordinance (No. 1265 of 2000) respecting processing of personal data (the Personal Data Ordinance).

    Adoption: 2006-02-16 | NOR-2006-R-73250

    Amends s. 7(16) respecting personnel register etc. Amendment enters into force with immediate effect.

  3. Norway - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 49 of 2005) to amend the Human Rights Act (incorporation of Protocols Nos. 13 and 14 to the European Convention on Human Rights).

    Adoption: 2005-06-10 | Date of partial entry into force: 2005-12-01 | NOR-2005-L-70904

    Amends s. 2(1).

  4. Norway - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 1265 of 2000 respecting processing of personal data. - English translation

    Adoption: 2000-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | NOR-2000-R-68366

    Comprehensive regulations on processing of personal data. Made under Act No. 31 of 14 April 2000.

    Divided into 10 chapters. Chapter 1 (s. 1.1-1.5) regulates scope of personal data act. Chapter 2 (s. 2.1-2.16) provides for data security. Chapter 3 (s. 3.1-3.2) regulates internal controls. Chapter 4 (s. 4.1-4.7) deals with credit information services. Chapter 5 (s. 5.1-5.4) makes provision for central marketing exclusion register. Chapter 6 (s. 6.1-6.3) regulates tansfer of personal data to other countries. Chapter 7 (s. 7.1-7.27) provides for obligation to give notification and obtain licence. Chapter 8 (s. 8.1-8.5) regulates video surveillance. Chapter 9 (s. 9.1-9.3) contains miscellaneous and Chapter 10 (s. 10.1-10.5) concluding provisions.

  5. Norway - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act (No. 30 of 1999) to strengthen the position of human rights in Norwegian law (Human Rights Act). (Lov om styrking av menneskerettighetenes stilling i norsk rett (Menneskerettsloven)) - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1999-05-21 | Date of entry into force: 1999-05-21 | NOR-1999-L-53741

    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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