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.


Criminals to be denied entry

– The Government proposes to deny entry to Norway to people who have committed serious criminal offenses abroad. This means that multiple offenses may form the basis for rejection, even when they lie far back in time, says the Minister of Justice and Public Security Anders Anundsen.

Conference against radicalization and violent extremism

Thursday 6 November 2014, the Ministry hosted the Conference against Radicalization and Violent Extremism. The Minister of Justice and Public Security, Mr. Anders Anundsen, opened the Conference.

Talks on leasing prison capacity in the Netherlands

"We inherited a challenging situation with inadequate prison capacity from the previous government. In order to substantially increase our prison capacity in the short term, we are now in talks with Dutch authorities concerning the leasing of detention space in the Netherlands," says Anders Anundsen, Minister of Justice and Public Security.

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Action plan against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

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

Immigration Act

The Act provides the basis for regulating and controlling the entry and exit of foreign nationals and their stay in the realm, in accordance with Norwegian immigration policy and international obligations.


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