Ministry of Justice and Public Security

The Ministry of Justice and Public Security is responsible for the preservation and development of basic guarantees of the rule of law.

Current

Necessary tightening of Norway’s asylum rules

2016-06-22: The Norwegian parliament (The Storting) has adopted a number of legislative amendments to ensure a more sustainable asylum policy and strengthen border control. These were approved by the King in Council today. The Ministry is now considering the need for transitional rules and regulations for the period until the amendments come into force.

Extension of internal Schengen border control in Norway

2016-06-10: The Minister of Justice and Public Security has decided that border controls at the internal Schengen borders will continue until 11 November 2016. This follows the adoption of an implementing decision by the European Council on 12 May, allowing Norway and four other Schengen states to maintain temporary internal border controls.

White paper on the future of Svalbard

2016-05-11: By strengthening research, tourism and the general businesses the government will develop Svalbard further. This is revealed in the White Paper regarding Svalbard presented by the government today.

More current issues from this ministry

Documents

Action plan against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

The Norwegian Government's action plan to combat radicalisation and violent extremism.

White paper on integration policy

The white paper "From reception centre to the labour market – an effective integration policy" was presented to the Norwegian parliament in May 2016.

Resources

What's new from this ministry

Contact


Phone: +47 22 24 90 90
Address: , Postboks 8005 Dep 0030 Oslo
Visitor address: Gullhaug Torg 4A,