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Kjell Magne Bondevik' Second Government

19. October 2001–17. October 2005

Labour Party (A), Centre Party (Sp) and Socialist Left Party (SV)

Kjell Magne Bondevik’s Second Government was appointed by King Harald V in a session of the Council of State on 19 October 2001, effective as of the same day at 12 noon. It succeded Jens Stoltenbergs First Government, after general elections on 10 September 2001 had rendered a majority in the Storting for a change of government.

In a session of the Council of State on 14 October 2005, Kjell Magne Bondevik's Second Government handed in its resignation, as general elections on 12 September 2005 had rendered a majority in the Storting for a change of government. Permission to leave was granted by King Harald V in a session of the Council of State on 17 October 2005, effective as of the same day at 1 p.m. At the same time, Jens Stoltenberg's Second Government was appointed, effective as of the same point of time.

Secretary to the Council of State in this period:
Secretary General Bjørn T. Grydeland, until 15 November 2001
Secretary General Nina Frisak, 15 November 2001-16 November 2001
Secretary to the Government Nina Frisak, from 16 November 2001

About the Government

Prime Minister:
Kjell Magne Bondevik (KrF)
Parliamentary basis:
Minority government
Appointment reason:
Change after general elections
Resignation reason:
Change after general elections
Parties in the Government:
Høyre (H), Kristelig Folkeparti (KrF) og Venstre (V)

Politicians