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26th Feb 2024

Norway takes on one in five EU laws

Norway is not a member of the EU but legislation from Brussels still has a large impact on the Northern European country.

In the years 1997 – 2003, Norway transposed over 18.5 percent of the laws adopted by the EU, according to new statistics from the Norwegian Foreign Ministry, reported by Nationen.

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In this years the EU introduced a total of 11,511 different pieces of legislation of which 2,129 were adopted by Norway.

Norway participates in the European Union's internal market through the European Economic Area and is obliged to adopt EU legislation in this field.

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