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Politics of Norway

In Norway, the type of government is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy. In Norway, the legislative power is vested in a Great Assembly. The head of the government is Harald V. The governmental structure of a country determines the manner in which laws are written, approved, and interpreted. Government type determines the manner in which elections are held as well as the country's system of policing its citizens. The term of office of the head of state in Norway lasts until the next succession. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The Global Peace Index (GPI) for Norway is 1.393. Due to strong law enforcement presence and high social responsibility, Norway is very safe by international standards. The strength of legal rights index for Norway is 5. Overall, it is considered to be rather inadequate - bancrupcy and collateral laws are able to protect the rights of borrowers and lenders to some degree; credit information may be sufficient, but hardly available, or, the oppoiste case, available but not sufficient.

Government

In Norway, the head of the government is Harald V. The government system of Norway is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy. In Norway, the legislative power is vested in a Great Assembly; this is a Unicameral legislative body, and therefore a Unicameral Great Assembly. According to the World Bank Group, the government effectiveness index of Norway is 1.81. This indicates that the government of Norway is very effective. Citizens enjoy highly effective social, public, and civil services, and the overall morale in Norway is high. Government actions are efficient and expeditious, and dangerous situations are highly unlikely as a result.

Unions and alliances

This section deals with a list of unions Norway is a member of.

Norway is a member of the United Nations (UN). Norway is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Norway is a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Norway is a member of the International Monetery Fun (IMF). To read more about when Norway became a member of these unions and what additional political unions and alliances Norway is part of, click on Norway membership in international unions.

Freedom in Norway

With regard to political and civil freedoms, Norway is 1. Citizens in Norway experience total freedom. The majority of countries in which citizens enjoy expansive civil liberties and political freedoms are representative democracies, in which officials are directly elected by citizens to advocate for their needs and desires. Free countries are often bolstered by healthy economies and high-functioning governments. To read more about freedom level in Norway click on Freedom in Norway.