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Constitutional Background

The Succession Act has, in Article 5, the special restrictions for princes and princesses according to which they may not marry without consent of the consent of Government lest they forfeit the rights of their dynasty.

History and News

  • 18 Oct 1995: Credit card scandal of Deputy Prime Minister Mona Sahlin leads to preliminary inquiry of state prosecutor. 
  • 1994: Social Democrats win 45% in elections. 
  • 1905: Norway is separted from Sweden.

For methodology see: Comparing Constitutions and International Constitutional Law.
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