Fredrik Sejersted

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Fredrik Sejersted
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Sejersted in 2018
Attorney General of Norway
Assumed office
17 April 2015
Prime Minister Erna Solberg
Preceded by Sven Ole Fagernæs
Personal details
Born (1965-07-02) 2 July 1965 (age 54)
NationalityNorwegian
Parents Francis Sejersted (father)
Hilde Sejersted (mother)
OccupationJurist

Fredrik Sejersted (born 2 July 1965) is a Norwegian jurist, and the current Attorney General of Norway.

He is a son of Francis and Hilde Sejersted. [1] He has been a professor of law at the University of Oslo, and is known for chairing the Sejersted Commission (Seijersted-utvalget) from 2010 until they delivered the Norwegian Official Report 2012:2. [2] He was appointed Attorney General of Norway from 2015, taking over the position after Sven Ole Fagernæs. [3] In 2019, Carl Baudenbacher harshly criticized Sejersted in an op-ed for allegedly trying to undermine the law and courts of the European Free-Trade Area. [4] Sejersted published a rebuttal in a similarly harsh op-ed. [5]

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References

  1. http://www.advokatbladet.no/2015/01/sejerherren/
  2. Berg, Lars Petter. "Sejersted-utvalget". In Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  3. Gisle, Jon. "Fredrik Sejersted". In Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  4. "NAV-skandalen et resultat av 20 års motstand mot EØS, ESA og EFTA-domstolen". www.vg.no (in Norwegian Bokmål). Retrieved 2019-11-04.
  5. "Om lojalitet og etterlevelse". www.vg.no (in Norwegian Bokmål). Retrieved 2019-11-04.
Civic offices
Preceded by
Sven Ole Fagernæs
Attorney General of Norway
2015–present
Incumbent