Abolished Norwegian Ministries and Secretariats

1945 -

This is an alphabetical list of ablished government ministries and secretariats in Norway since 1945.

“Established” and “abolished” are used irrespective of in which way the ministry is a continuation of the work of another ministry or other ministries, and irrespective of whether the ministry’s field of responsibility is taken over by another ministry or other ministries, whether the ministry is merged with another ministry, or whether the ministry continues under another name.

Ministries

AAD

Ministry of Labour and Government Administration

established
abolished

01.01.1998
01.10.2004

ABD

Ministry of Labour

established
abolished

01.09.1885
22.02.1946

AD

Ministry of Government Administration

established
abolished

01.01.1993
31.12.1996

AD 

Ministry of Labour

established
abolished

01.01.2010
31.12.2013

ASD

Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

established
abolished

01.10.2004
31.12.2005

BFD

Ministry of Children and Family Affairs

established
abolished

01.01.1991
31.12.2005

DFF

Ministry of Family and
Consumer Affairs

established
abolished

21.12.1956
08.05.1972

DUH

Ministry of Development Cooperation

established
abolished

01.01.1984
31.12.1989

FAD

Ministry of Government Administration and Consumer Affairs

established
abolished

08.05.1972
31.12.1989

FAD

Ministry of Government Administration, Modernisation and Church Affairs

established
abolished

01.01.2006
31.12.2013

FFD

Ministry of Family and
Consumer Affairs

established
abolished

01.01.1990
31.12.1990

FSD

Ministry of Provisioning
and Reconstruction

established
abolished

01.10.1939
30.06.1950

HD

Ministry of Trade, Shipping and Industry

established
abolished

01.10.1916
05.12.1947

HD

Ministry of Health

established
abolished

01.01.2002
01.10.2004

HSD

Ministry of Trade and Shipping

established
abolished

06.12.1947
31.12.1987

IND

Ministry of Industry

established
abolished

06.12.1947
31.12.1987

KAD

Ministry of Local Government
and Labour

Eetablished
abolished
re-established
abolished

20.12.1948
31.12.1989
01.01.1993
31.12.1997

KD

Ministry of Cultural Affairs

established
abolished

01.01.1991
31.12.2001

KKD

Ministry of Church and Culture

established
abolished

01.01.1990
31.12.1990

KOM

Ministry of Local Government

established
abolished

01.01.1990
31.12.1992

KUD

Ministry of Church and Education

established
abolished

30.11.1814
31.12.1989

KUF

Ministry of Education, Research
and Church Affairs

established
abolished

01.01.1991
31.12.2001

KVD

Ministry of Science and
Cultural Affairs

established
abolished

01.01.1982
31.12.1989

LPD

Ministry of Pay and Prices

Eetablished
abolished

01.08.1955
08.05.1972

MOD

Ministry of Modernisation

established
abolished

01.10.2004
31.12.2005

ND

Ministry of Industry

established
abolished

01.01.1988
31.12.1992

NHD

Ministry of Trade and Industry

established
abolished

01.01.1997
31.12.2013

NOE

Ministry of Industry and Energy

established
abolished

01.01.1993
31.12.1996

OED

Ministry of Petroleum
and Energy

established
abolished

01.01.1978
31.12.1992

PSD

Ministry of Planning
and Coordination

established
abolished

01.01.1997
31.12.1997

SHD

Ministry of Health and
Social Affairs

established
abolished

08.11.1993
31.12.2001

SKD

Minstry of Shipping

established
abolished

01.10.1942
05.11.1945

SOS

Ministry of Social Affairs

established
abolished
re-established
abolished

08.06.1913
08.11.1993
01.01.2002
01.10.2004

UFD

Ministry of Education and Research

established
abolished
re-established
abolished

01.01.1990
31.12.1990
01.01.2002
31.12.2005

       

Secretariats

     

HAV

Secretariat for the Law
of the Sea

established
abolished

27.09.1974
31.12.1978

PLS

Secretariat for Long-Term Planning

established
abolished

01.01.1980
31.12.1982

UVH

Secretariat for Development Cooperation

established
abolished

17.06.1983
31.12.1984