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Storting

(stôr`tĭng), national parliament of Norway, dating from 1814. Its members are elected by direct universal suffrage for a four-year term, and representation is proportional. The Storting elects one fourth of its members to form the Lagting, or upper house, the remainder constituting the Odelsting or lower house, in which all bills must originate. Ministers may attend the Storting but may not vote.

Storting

 

the Norwegian parliament. The Storting is elected every four years according to a system of proportional representation and by citizens who have reached the age of 20. It is headed by a president and vice-president, who with the presidents and vice-presidents of the Storting’s two houses, the Lagting and the Odelsting, form the presidential council. The Storting approves the state budget, grants loans and credit, passeslaws, ratifies international treaties, and exercises control over the government.

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The cabinet has established formalized co-operation with the non-socialist Liberal Party and Christian Democratic Party in the Storting.
The concluding essay by Ragnvald Kalleberg, professor emeritus of sociology, University of Oslo, focuses on the adoption by the Storting of a revised Article 100 to make it meet current demands and underlines the importance of educational institutions.
We congratulate the people and government of Norway led by His Majesty, King Harald V, Prime Minister Erna Solberg, and Storting President Olaf Michael Thommessen, on the occasion of its Constitution Day.
stressed the need to form a similar group in the Storting.
Probably, he appreciated the fact that the Storting had often shown special interest in mediation and the peaceful solution of international disputes.
The Council is appointed by the monarch in accordance with the will of the Storting, to which the Council is responsible.
The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded by a committee of five persons who are chosen by the Norwegian Storting (Parliament).
The Speaker of the Storting, Dag Terje Andersen, offered in his remarks condolences to the victims of the recent violence in Kyrgyzstan.
All these neighbouring countres are expected to follow Sweden's lead and implement policies to eliminate fossil fuel dependence by 2030, Sigbjorn Johnsen (NOTE--SPELLING IS CORRECT), Norway's finance minister, said in an address to the country's Storting (parliament) on December 14.
In Norway, this includes Norges Bank's annual report being submitted to the Ministry of Finance and subsequently communicated to the Storting (Norwegian parliament), and its governor appearing at a hearing before the Storting.
Hoofstroomuitgewers het in die tyd finansieel noustrop getrek, hoofsaaklik weens die in duie storting van die voorskryfmark en die ingrypende besnoeiings op boekaankope deur biblioteke.
The Norwegian oil company Statoil ASA said on Thursday (16 February) that its plan for development and operation of the Tyrihans field in the North Sea had been approved by the Norwegian parliament Storting.