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.

Velg bokstav

V

  • V

    common abbreviation for the Liberal Party of Norway (Venstre), founded in 1884.
  • vote

    the Storting takes a formal position on all issues it deals with. This usually happens at the end of a sitting, when the proposals in a committee recommendation are voted on. Usually, the results of the vote will show a majority for or against the proposal, but in certain issues proposals may also be carried or rejected unanimously .
  • vote of confidence

    when a Government calls a vote of confidence in a matter, it means that it will resign if the vote goes against the Government.