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Original name: Utlendingsloven (Nr 35 av 2008).
Name: Immigration Act (No. 35 of 2008).
Country: Norway
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2008-05-15
Entry into force:
ISN: NOR-2008-L-88330
Bibliography: Act online in Norwegian Act online in Norwegian Ministry of Employment and Inclusion, Norsk Lovtidend,, Norway PDF in Norwegian PDF in Norwegian (consulted on 2011-11-03)
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation University of Oslo, Norway PDF of Act in English PDF of Act in English (consulted on 2011-11-07)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 125 articles divided in 14 chapters covering, inter alia, the following:

Chapter 1: Purpose, scope, relation to international regulations.
Chapter 2: Visas, border control, provisions for expulsions.
Chapter 3: Regulation of residence permits for non-EEA citizens.
Chapter 4: Legal protection, refugee status, asylum seekers.
Chapter 5: Provisions for granting residence permit due to exceptional circumstances.
Chapter 6: Family reunification.
Chapter 7: General regulations for granting residence permit etc.
Chapter 8: Expulsions.
Chapter 9: Non refoulement.
Chapter 10: Organisation of the migration authorities.
Chapter 11: Rules governing casework, including special regulations for migrants with special protection needs.
Chapter 12: Use of personal identification data - including biometric - and enforcement.
Chapter 13: Special regulations for foreigners under the EEA and EFTA agreements.
Chapter 14: Concluding remarks, including entry into force and repeal of the Aliens Act (No. 64 of 1988).
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