Lagting


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Lagting

 

(1) The upper house of the parliament (Storting) in Norway. The Storting elects one-fourth of its members to form the Lagting. The remaining three-fourths of the deputies make up the lower house—the Odelsting.

(2) The elected body of local self-government on the Faeroe Islands.

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