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Original name: Lov (Nr 42 av 2008) om forbud mot diskriminering på grunn av nedsatt funksjonsevne.
Name: Anti-Discrimination and Accessibility Act (No. 42 of 2008).
Country: Norway
Subject(s): Non-discrimination
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2008-06-20
Entry into force:
ISN: NOR-2008-L-88353
Bibliography: Act online in Norwegian Act online in Norwegian Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion, Norsk Lovtidend,, Norway PDF in Norwegian PDF in Norwegian (consulted on 2011-11-04)
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation University of Oslo, Norway PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-11-07)
Abstract/Citation: Introduces 19 articles to protect disabled persons from discrimination:

Article 1-2: Purpose and scope.
Article 3: Obligation to report and to be activated.
Article 4-5: Discrimination ban and affirmative action.
Article 6-8: Bans on harassment and retaliation.
Article 9-12: Regulation and accommodation of buildings, infrastructure, ICT etc to suit the needs of the disabled.
Article 13: Burden of proof.
Article 14: Employers duty to disclose information in labour contract cases
Article 15: The right of organisations to to represent parties in a labour dispute.
Article 16-17: Enforcement, claims and compensation.
Article 18-19: Entry into force and amendments to other acts.

Also amends the following Acts:
- Act (No. 107 of 1992) on municipalities and counties (kommuneloven).
- Act (No. 31 of 1997) on owner units (eierseksjonsloven).
- Act (No. 56 of 1998) relating to annual accounts (regnskapsloven).
- Act (No. 17 of 1999) relating to rental agreements (husleieloven).
- Act (No. 38 of 2003) relating to Cooperative Housing Associations (bustadbyggjelagslova).
- Act (No. 39 of 2003) relating to Housing Cooperatives (burettslagslova).
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