The new Sanctions Act, which means that Norway can quickly support EU sanctions, came into force on Friday.
The law was passed by the Norwegian parliament (Storting) last week and entered into force on Friday.
“With the new sanctions law, we can now quickly and efficiently implement the EU’s restrictive measures that Norway supports, in Norwegian law,” Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide (H) said.
This applies, among other things, to the EU’s new sanctions regime against serious human rights violations. At the same time, the law will strengthen the legal security of people who are the targets of the sanctions, Søreide said.
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