Dictionary

Do you want to know what a petition resolution is or what is meant by duty of disclosure? Here is a list of explanations of terms that are frequently used in the Norwegian Parliament.

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  • H

    common abbreviation for the Conservative Party of Norway (Høyre), founded in 1884.
  • head of faction

    the Member in charge of a faction. The media often refer to the head of faction as spokesperson within the field (for example, the finance spokesman; the health spokeswoman).
  • hearing

    meeting in which a committee gathers information about an issue – from ministries and public agencies, organizations or other affected parties. As a rule, hearings are open to the public. Committee hearing: hearing under the auspices of one of the standing committees in relation to deliberations on a particular issue. Scrutiny hearing: hearing in relation to a particular issue that is under investigation.