Acts and regulations


The Copyright Act Act No. 2 of 12 May 1961 relating to copyright in literary, scientific and artistic works, etc., with subsequent amendments, latest of 22 December 2006 (In force 1 January 2007, unofficial translation November 2008)

Broadcasting Regulations Regulations No. 153 of 28 February 1997 relating to broadcasting (05.09.05)

Broadcasting Act Act No. 127 of 4 December 1992 relating to Broadcasting (05.09.05)

The Media Ownership Act Act No 53 of 13 June 1997 relating to media ownership, Norwegian Media Authority (November 2005)

Guidelines for interventions pursuant to The Media Ownership Act, Norwegian Media Authority (November 2005)


Regulations relating to the return of stolen and unlawfully removed cultural objects (08.08.02)

Regulations relating to a prohibition against the export of cultural objects (08.08.02)

A collection of translated Norwegian Legislation has been compiled by the Faculty of Law Library, University of Oslo:

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Act relating to films and videograms, Translation date: July 2004


Last updated: 12.01.2009
Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs