Norway

Norges Grunnlov [Constitution of Norway], adopted and enacted 1814.
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Year of adoption: 1814
Year of entry into force: 1814
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Article 96
No one may be convicted except according to law, or be punished except after a court judgment. Interrogation by torture must not take place.

Article 110
It is the responsibility of the authorities of the State to create conditions enabling every person capable of work to earn a living by his work. Specific provisions concerning the right of employees to co-determination at their work place shall be
laid down by law.

Article 110 a
It is the responsibility of the authorities of the State to create conditions enabling the Sami people to preserve and develop its language, culture and way of life.

Article 110 b
Every person has a right to an environment that is conducive to health and to a natural environment whose productivity and diversity are maintained. Natural resources should be managed on the basis of comprehensive long-term considerations whereby this right will be safeguarded for future generations as well.
Article 110 c
It is the responsibility of the authorities of the State to respect and ensure human rights.

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