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Protection from Violence

Norway, English

… No one must be subjected to torture or other inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. No one shall be held in slavery or forced labour. The authorities of the State shall protect the right to life and oppose torture, slavery, forced labour and other forms of inhuman or degrading treatment. (Art. 93)

Norway, Norwegian

… Ingen må utsettes for tortur eller annen umenneskelig eller nedverdigende behandling eller straff.
Ingen skal holdes i slaveri eller tvangsarbeid.
Statens myndigheter skal beskytte retten til liv og bekjempe tortur, slaveri, tvangsarbeid og andre former for umenneskelig eller nedverdigende behandling. (§ 93)

Protection from Violence

Norway, English

… Children have the right to protection of their personal integrity. The authorities of the State shall create conditions enabling the child’s development, hereunder secure the necessary economic and social safety, as well as the necessary standard of health, for the child; preferably within its own family. (Art. 104)

Norway, Norwegian

… Barn har rett til vern om sin personlige integritet. Statens myndigheter skal legge forholdene til rette for barnets utvikling, herunder sikre at barnet får den nødvendige økonomiske, sosiale og helsemessige trygghet, fortrinnsvis i egen familie. (§ 104)

Marriage and Family Life

Norway, English

Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence. … (Art. 102)

Norway, Norwegian

Enhver har rett til respekt for sitt privatliv og familieliv, sitt hjem og sin kommunikasjon. ... (§ 102)

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 at the same time:
a. either were born in the Realm of parents who were then subjects of the State;
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 naturalized by the Storting.
Others may, however, be appointed as teachers at the university 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)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

Norway, English

All are equals before the law.
No person must be subject to unfair or unreasonable discrimination. (Art. 98)

Norway, Norwegian

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

Employment Rights and Protection

Norway, English

The authorities of the State shall create conditions enabling every person capable of work to earn a living by working or doing business. Whoever is unable to provide for themselves has 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 preserve the individual's abilities and needs, and further their respect for democracy, rule of law and human rights.
The authorities of the State shall secure the access to secondary education, and equal opportunities to 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)

Jurisdiction and Access

Norway, English

In matters before the courts, the courts have the right and duty to review whether laws and other decisions made by the State authorities 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)

Obligations of the State

Norway, English

The authorities of the State shall respect and secure the human rights as they are written in this Constitution and in the treaties of 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

Our values will remain our Christian and humanistic 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)