Ministry of Culture (of 2010) (2010–)

The Ministry of Culture is responsible for the policy areas of culture, equality and discrimination, copyright, the media, sport and the voluntary sector. The Ministry also has overarching responsibility for the state lotteries run by Norsk Tipping and for regulating gaming and lotteries run by private organisations.

On 1 January 2010, the Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs had its name changed to the Ministry of Culture, listed here as the Ministry of Culture (of 2010). Church affairs were transferred to the Ministry of Government Administration and Reform, which now had its name changed to the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs.

On 16 October 2013, responsibility for church affairs in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs was transferred to the minister responsible for the Ministry of Culture (of 2010). On 1 January 2014, church affairs were transferred to the Ministry of Culture (of 2010) from the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. The Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs was now abolished.

On 22 January 2019, responsibility for church affairs in the Ministry of Culture (of 2010) was transferred to the minister responsible for the Ministry of Children and Equality (of 2016). At the same time, responsibility for equality affairs in the Ministry of Children and Equality (of 2016) was transferred to the minister responsible for the Ministry of Culture (of 2010). On 3 May 2019, church affairs were transferred from the Ministry of Culture (of 2010) to the Ministry of Children and Equality (of 2016), while equality affairs were transferred to the Ministry of Culture (of 2010) from the Ministry of Children and Equality (of 2016). The Ministry of Children and Equality (of 2016) now had its name changed to the Ministry of Children and Families, listed here as the Ministry of Children and Families (of 2019).

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