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Blasphemy Provision to Be Removed from Penal Code (May 19, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On May 12, 2015, the Norwegian Parliament made a final decision to immediately remove the provision ...

Topic: Blasphemy; Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code
Jurisdiction: Norway

Segway Ban Lifted (September 30, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On July 1, 2014, the unlicensed use of the self-balancing personal transport device (selvbalanserende kjøretøy), commonly ...

Topic: Transportation and public works; Transportation safety and security
Jurisdiction: Norway

Begging to Become Illegal Again (July 16, 2014) by Peter Roudik

As of July 1, 2014, Norwegian municipalities have the right to make begging illegal. Members of ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Immigration; State and local government
Jurisdiction: Norway

Potential Terrorists Prosecuted for Planning to Support Terrorism in Syria (May 30, 2014) by Edith Palmer

On May 27, 2014, Norwegian prosecutors took three Norwegians into custody on charges of preparing to ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Norway

Change in Benefits for Those in the Country Illegally (March 20, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Following a March 14, 2014, cabinet meeting, the Norwegian Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion, Robert ...

Topic: Poverty and welfare assistance; Undocumented immigrants
Jurisdiction: Norway

Abortion Law May Be Tightened (March 06, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on January 2, 2014, that Norway plans to tighten its abortion law, after ...

Topic: Abortion; Health
Jurisdiction: Norway

Bitcoins Are Capital Property, Not Currency, Says Norwegian Tax Authority (December 11, 2013) by Edith Palmer

Bitcoins, the online currency, have received much media attention in a short time and become an ...

Topic: Currency; Financial services; Internet; Taxation; Value-added tax
Jurisdiction: Norway

VAT on Electric Car Leasing to Be Eliminated (November 29, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on November 18, 2013, that members of the collaborating majority of parties in ...

Topic: Energy efficiency and conservation; Environmental technology; Value-added tax
Jurisdiction: Norway

Tightening of Restrictions on Unhealthy Food Ads Aimed at Youth (August 29, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on July 2, 2013, that the marketing of unhealthy food and drink to ...

Topic: Families; Health
Jurisdiction: Norway

Signing of Protocol to European Convention on Human Rights (July 15, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 25, 2013, Norway signed Protocol 15 Amending the Convention for the Protection of Human ...

Topic: Human rights and civil liberties; International law
Jurisdiction: Council of Europe; Norway

Amended Law Prohibits Purchase and Use of Anabolic Steroids (July 09, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

Norway's Medicinal Products Act was amended on June 14, 2013, to make the use and purchase ...

Topic: Health; Sports and recreation
Jurisdiction: Norway

Draft for Women Considered (May 08, 2013) by Constance Johnson

In April 2013, the Labour Party in Norway joined its coalition partners, the Socialist Left ...

Topic: Armed forces
Jurisdiction: Norway

Government Plans to Crack Down on Returning Foreign Convicts (March 11, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

The Norwegian government is reforming two aspects of immigration policy related to foreign convicts in the ...

Topic: Immigration and nationality
Jurisdiction: Norway

New Restrictions on Weapons Exports (December 07, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Norway has recently adopted rules placing additional restrictions on exports of weapons produced in the country. ...

Topic: Weapons
Jurisdiction: Norway

Grant Agreement Signed (November 20, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On November 1, 2012, Norway and Ethiopia signed an agreement on the Access to Justice Project. ...

Topic: International exchanges
Jurisdiction: Ethiopia; Norway

Dispute over Mackerel Fishing Not Resolved by Talks (November 07, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On October 22-24, 2012, representatives of Iceland,

Topic: Natural resources
Jurisdiction: European Union; Faroe Islands; Iceland; Norway

Proposed Criminal Law Amendment to Include Internet in Public Space, Public Act Definition (October 19, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On September 12, 2012, Norway's Ministry of Justice published for public comment a proposal recommending that ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Norway

Tobacco Display Ban Upheld (October 01, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On September 14, 2012, the Oslo District Court issued a ruling upholding Norway's ban on the ...

Topic: Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Norway

Making Public Threats on a Blog Will Be Criminalized (August 13, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

The Storting, Norway's parliament, may update the country's Penal Code in connection with the crime of ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Norway

Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Tighten Parliamentary Control over Foreign Deployment of Armed Forces (June 27, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on June 18, 2012, that Norway's Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti, or SV) ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Norway

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Last updated: May 19, 2015