This Act governs the taxation of exploration for and extraction of subsea petroleum deposits, and activities and work relating thereto, hereunder pipeline transportation of extracted petroleum
This Act shall ensure access to important land information by means of a uniform and reliable register (the cadastre) that will be kept of all real estate in the country, and by a clarification of boundaries and property-related matters.
The purpose of this Act is to provide suitable conditions to ensure that the land areas in the country including forests and mountains and everything pertaining thereto (land resources) may be used in the manner that is most beneficial to society and to those working in the agricultural sector.
This Act shall apply throughout the country, including on Svalbard and Jan Mayen. This Act shall also apply on fixed and mobile installations in operation on the Norwegian continental shelf and aboard Norwegian ships and Norwegian aircraft.
This Act shall not apply to agreements between hotels, boarding houses or similar overnight lodging houses and their guests. Nor shall the Act concern agreements relating to the renting of property for holidays and recreational purposes.
The purpose of this Act is to promote local self-government and provide the necessary frameworks for this. The Act shall facilitate the local representative government and a strong representative local democracy with active inhabitant participation.
Registration of documents relating to land shall be the responsibility of one or more Registrars under the Norwegian Mapping Authority to the extent determined by the Ministry, and otherwise under the District Court. Registration of documents relating to shares in housing cooperatives pursuant to Chapter 6 of the Housing Cooperatives Act shall be the responsibility of one or more Registrars under the Norwegian Mapping Authority. A Registrar as referred to in the first and second sentences must have a law degree or equivalent. Should the District Court's proceedings be divided among several officials, the Ministry may determine who shall be the Registrar.
The Kingdom of Norway is a free, independent, indivisible and inalienable realm. Its form of government is a limited and hereditary monarchy.