Incorporating the Convention in Norwegian Law
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- Faculty of Law 
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989 (CRC) is incorporated in Norwegian law by the Human Rights Act. This chapter explores and analyse the legislative effect of this legal incorporation. It provides an overview of legislative amendments that the CRC has catalysed and cases in the Norwegian Supreme Court in which the CRC has been invoked. In several judgments, the CRC has been a central issue and the Court has divided over its interpretation. Drawing on the CRC committee’s concluding observations, the chapter also reflects on contemporary challenges in the implementation of CRC in the Norwegian legal system.