Established in 1816, : Regjeringsadvokatembetet) is the legal advisor to the government. The attorney general assists the executive branch of government with judicial questions and to conduct civil legal trials. The office is a body subordinate to the Norwegian Office of the Prime Minister.the Office of the Attorney General of Norway (Norwegian
The Director of Public Prosecutions of Norway (Norwegian : Riksadvokaten) is the head of the Norwegian Prosecuting Authority, an independent government agency subordinate only to "King-in-Council" (Council of State (Norway)). The Judge Advocate General of Norway (Norwegian : Generaladvokaten) is the head of the military prosecution authority, and is subordinate to riksadvokaten.
The office has 46 employees (of whom 34 are legal professionals). The current Attorney General of Norway is Fredrik Sejersted, whereas the assisting Attorney General is Tolle Stabell.The headquarters are in Oslo.
This is a list of the heads of the Office of the Attorney General of Norway: