Section for Extradition, Prosecution and Criminal Procedure
The section is responsible for administering and developing the regulatory provisions for extraditions and arrest warrants. The section functions as the central authority for certain criminal and civil law requests and is the Ministry's contact point for the European Judicial Network. Furthermore, the section is responsible for the professional dialogue with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
The section is also in charge of the regulations concerning compensation for violent crime and security activities. In addition, the section is responsible for various compensation schemes, such as compensation in connection with criminal prosecution, the State's liability for damages and the Storting's ex-gratia payment scheme.