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The Global Gender Equality Constitutional Database is a repository of gender equality related provisions in 194 constitutions from around the world. The Database was updated in partnership with the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and with support from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and the Government of Japan. Experience its wealth and depth of information by starting your search now.

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Jurisdiction and Access

Norway, English

In cases brought before the Courts, the Courts have the power and the duty to review whether Laws and other decisions made by the authorities of the State are contrary to the Constitution. (Art. 89)

Norway, Norwegian

I saker som reises for domstolene, har domstolene rett og plikt til å prøve om lover og andre beslutninger truffet av statens myndigheter strider mot Grunnloven. (§ 89)

Employment Rights and Protection

Norway, English

The authorities of the state shall create conditions under which every person capable of work is able to earn a living through their work or enterprise. Those who cannot themselves provide for their own subsistence have the right to support from the state.
Specific provisions concerning the right of employees to co-determination at their work place shall be laid down by law. (Art. 110)

Norway, Norwegian

Statens myndigheter skal legge forholdene til rette for at ethvert arbeidsdyktig menneske kan tjene til livets opphold ved arbeid eller næring. Den som ikke selv kan sørge for sitt livsopphold, har rett til støtte fra det offentlige.
Nærmere bestemmelser om ansattes medbestemmelsesrett på sin arbeidsplass fastsettes ved lov. (§ 110)

Education

Norway, English

Everyone has the right to education. Children have the right to receive basic education. The education shall safeguard the individual's abilities and needs, and promote respect for democracy, the rule of law and human rights.
The authorities of the state shall ensure access to upper secondary education and equal opportunities for higher education on the basis of qualifications. (Art. 109)

Norway, Norwegian

Enhver har rett til utdannelse. Barn har rett til å motta grunnleggende opplæring. Opplæringen skal ivareta den enkeltes evner og behov og fremme respekt for demokratiet, rettsstaten og menneskerettighetene.
Statens myndigheter skal sikre adgang til videregående opplæring og like muligheter til høyere utdannelse på grunnlag av kvalifikasjoner. (§ 109)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

Norway, English

All people are equal under the law.
No human being must be subject to unfair or disproportionate differential treatment. (Art. 98)

Norway, Norwegian

Alle er like for loven.
Intet menneske må utsettes for usaklig eller uforholdsmessig forskjellsbehandling. (§ 98)

Indigenous Peoples

Norway, English

The authorities of the state shall create conditions enabling the Sami people to preserve and develop its language, culture and way of life. (Art. 108)

Norway, Norwegian

Det påligger statens myndigheter å legge forholdene til rette for at den samiske folkegruppe kan sikre og utvikle sitt språk, sin kultur og sitt samfunnsliv. (§ 108)

Obligations of the State

Norway, English

Our values will remain our Christian and humanist heritage. This Constitution shall ensure democracy, a state based on the rule of law and human rights. (Art. 2)

Norway, Norwegian

Verdigrunnlaget forblir vår kristne og humanistiske arv. Denne Grunnlov skal sikre demokratiet, rettsstaten og menneskerettighetene. (§ 2)

Obligations of the State

Norway, English

The authorities of the State shall respect and ensure human rights as they are expressed in this Constitution and in the treaties concerning human rights that are binding for Norway. (Art. 92)

Norway, Norwegian

Statens myndigheter skal respektere og sikre menneskerettighetene slik de er nedfelt i denne grunnlov og i for Norge bindende traktater om menneskerettigheter. (§ 92)

Obligations of the State

Norway, English

Infringement of the authorities against the individual must be founded on the law. (Art. 113)

Norway, Norwegian

Myndighetenes inngrep overfor den enkelte må ha grunnlag i lov. (§ 113)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Norway, English

Allodial right and the right of primogeniture shall not be abolished. The specific conditions under which these rights shall continue for the greatest benefit of the State and to the best advantage of the rural population shall be determined by the first or second subsequent Storting. (Art. 117)

Norway, Norwegian

Odels- og åsetesretten må ikke oppheves. De nærmere betingelser for hvordan den skal bestå til støtte for staten og til gagn for landallmuen, fastsettes av det første eller annet følgende storting. (§ 117)

Participation in Public Life and Institutions

Norway, English

To senior official posts in the State may be appointed only Norwegian citizens, men or women, who speak the language of the country, and who:
a) either were born in the realm of parents who were then Norwegian subjects
b) or were born in a foreign country of Norwegian parents who were not at that time subjects of another State
c) or hereafter have resided for ten years in the realm
d) or have been naturalised by the Storting.
Others may, however, be appointed as teachers at universities and institutions of higher learning, as medical practitioners and as consuls in places abroad. (Art. 114)

Norway, Norwegian

Til embeter i staten må utnevnes bare de norske borgere, menn eller kvinner, som taler landets språk, samt
a) enten er født i riket av foreldre som på det tidspunkt var norske statsborgere
b) eller er født i utlandet av norske foreldre som på den tid ikke var statsborgere i noe annet land
c) eller heretter oppholder seg i riket i ti år
d) eller blir naturalisert av Stortinget.
Dog kan andre beskikkes til lærere ved Universitetet og de lærde skoler, til leger og til konsuler på fremmede steder. (§ 114)