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.


Changes in the subsistence requirement for family immigration

2017-06-13: The Ministry of Justice and Public Security is introducing a six month application deadline for family reunification with a reference person who has been granted protection in Norway, in order to be granted an exemption from the subsistence requirement. If the application is not submitted within the deadline, the refugee in Norway must fulfill the subsistence requirement.

Dublin transfers to Greece

2017-06-01: The Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security has instructed the Directorate of Immigration to resume the proceedings on Dublin transfers to Greece.

The right to decide about one’s own life

2017-03-09: The Norwegian Government is strengthening the efforts to prevent and combat negative social control, forced marriage and female genital mutilation. An Action Plan consisting five priority areas and 28 measures was launched by Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Finance Siv Jensen on 8th of March.

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The Right to Decide about One’s Own Life

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.


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