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This appears to be covered by the Norway Criminal Procedures Code, of which an English version can be found here. Chapter 10 deals with witnesses. Here are some relevant sections: § 108. Unless otherwise provided by statute, every person summoned to attend as a witness is bound to do so and to give evidence before the court. There follow a number of ...


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I presume that the document refers to "barn" and "barnebarn". Norway has forced heirship laws, which refers to offspring as "barn", not limited to those under the age of majority. Interpreted in the context of Norwegian law, there is no assertion in using the word that it grants a right to minors. When you add the additional condition that the recipient must ...


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Article 75 says that It devolves upon the Storting: (a) to enact and repeal laws; to impose taxes, dues, customs and other public charges, which shall not, however, remain operative beyond 31 December of the succeeding year, unless they are expressly renewed by a new Storting Article 97 says that "No law must be given retroactive effect" . The ...


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The examples you cite are all based on national law in Sweden and other Nordic countries. If you check GDPR Article 7(1)(e), you will see that processing is lawful if: processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller; Further down in the same ...


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It appears that the current law protecting gay and lesbian individuals from hate speech has been extended to cover those who are Bi and Transsexual. It is not adding additional restrictions to the laws of Norway that would bar any religious text reading but instead convey the protections enjoyed by Gay and Lesbian individuals to Bi and Tran individuals. ...


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Probably not. I can't find the new text, but the existing law was probably just amended with a new category: "hate speech" based on race, religion, disability and "homosexual leanings, lifestyle, or orientation" was illegal – this new law seems to just tweak the categories. The Supreme Court has addressed the general law here in a race-...


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While it's hard to prove a negative, it looks to me like the claim is false and arises from a misunderstanding of who pays the levy and who receives it. Reference text For reference, I'm going to cite the relevant passage of your first link from FFUK, the Norwegian fund for performing artists: Changes in legislation entail that users must pay ...


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Crimes are prosecuted either where they were committed, or where the harm was intentionally caused, or both.[1] The statute of limitations that applies is the statute of limitations in the country where the crime is prosecuted. Other statutes of limitations for crimes are irrelevant. Generally speaking, if a crime is still prosecutable in the place where it ...


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The maximum determinate sentence for anything (outside of military law) was 21 years (in 2013 increased to 30 years for serious terrorism offenses). The law on penalties §43 says that In a sentence of detention, a time frame is set which should not normally exceed 15 years and cannot exceed 21 years. Breivik was tried once for the crime of intentional ...


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As a general principle of law interpretation, words that appear in a list will be given the explanation consistent with other words in that list. Since the list here is “spouse, child or grandchild”, all words in the list refer to biological relations regardless of age. Hence “child” takes the biological meaning of “son or daughter”.


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If you are using BitLocker, the police don't need you to give them your password. They can just ask Microsoft for it. You might want to use something else instead.


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