Minister of Justice and Public Security

In Norway, the Minister of Justice and Public Security is the head of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Justice and the Police and a member of Government of Norway. The current Justice Minister is Emilie Enger Mehl.

Until 1 January 2012 the post was named the Minister of Justice and the Police[1][2]

List of ministersEdit

KeyEdit

  Christian Democratic Party
  Conservative Party
  Agrarian / Centre Party
  Labour Party
  Liberal Party
  Progress Party
  Coalition Party
  Independent
  National Unification

2nd Ministry (justice affairs) (1814–1818)Edit

Photo Name Party Took office Left office Tenure Cabinet
  Mathias Sommerhielm Independent 27 November 1814 15 June 1815 200 days Wedel I
  Christian Adolph Diriks Independent 15 June 1815 15 September 1816 1 year, 93 days Wedel I
  Mathias Sommerhielm Independent 15 September 1816 15 May 1817 242 days Wedel I
  Christian Adolph Diriks Independent 15 May 1817 15 October 1817 153 days Wedel I
  Christian Krohg Independent 15 November 1817 4 March 1818 109 days Wedel I
  Christian Adolph Diriks Independent 4 March 1818 1 January 1819 303 days Wedel I

Ministry of Justice and the Police (1819–1945)Edit

Photo Name Party Took office Left office Tenure Cabinet
  Christian Adolph Diriks Independent 1 January 1819 16 September 1825 6 years, 258 days Wedel I
  Poul Christian Holst Independent 16 September 1825 15 September 1826 364 days Wedel I
  Jørgen Herman Vogt Independent 15 September 1826 15 September 1827 1 year, 0 days Wedel I
  Poul Christian Holst Independent 15 September 1827 15 August 1832 4 years, 335 days Wedel I
  Vilhelm Sibbern Independent 15 August 1832 15 August 1833 1 year, 0 days Wedel I
  Poul Christian Holst Independent 15 August 1833 15 June 1836 2 years, 305 days Wedel I
  Vilhelm Sibbern Independent 15 June 1836 15 June 1837 1 year, 0 days Wedel I-II
  Andreas Arntzen Independent 15 June 1837 15 August 1837 61 days Wedel II
  Poul Christian Holst Independent 15 August 1837 21 January 1838 159 days Wedel II
  Olaus Michael Schmidt Independent 22 January 1838 15 July 1838 174 days Wedel II
  Vilhelm Sibbern Independent 15 July 1838 15 August 1839 1 year, 31 days Wedel II
  Olaus Michael Schmidt Independent 15 August 1839 15 September 1842 3 years, 31 days Wedel II
  Vilhelm Sibbern Independent 15 September 1842 15 September 1843 1 year, 0 days Wedel II
  Olaus Michael Schmidt Independent 15 September 1843 15 April 1845 1 year, 212 days Wedel II
Løvenskiold/Vogt
  Hans Christian Petersen Independent 15 April 1845 15 July 1847 2 years, 91 days Løvenskiold/Vogt
  Olaus Michael Schmidt Independent 15 July 1847 19 April 1848 279 days Løvenskiold/Vogt
  Søren Sørenssen Independent 19 April 1848 1 September 1850 2 years, 135 days Løvenskiold/Vogt
  Hans Christian Petersen Independent 1 September 1850 31 August 1851 364 days Løvenskiold/Vogt
  Søren Sørenssen Independent 15 September 1851 1 June 1853 1 year, 259 days Løvenskiold/Vogt
  Hans Christian Petersen Independent 1 June 1853 31 August 1853 91 days Løvenskiold/Vogt
  Jørgen Herman Vogt Independent 9 September 1853 1 July 1854 295 days Løvenskiold/Vogt
Vogt
  Hans Christian Petersen Independent 1 July 1854 31 August 1855 1 year, 61 days Løvenskiold/Vogt
  Jørgen Herman Vogt Independent 27 September 1855 29 September 1856 1 year, 2 days Løvenskiold/Vogt
Vogt
  August Christian Manthey Independent 29 September 1856 11 August 1857 316 days Vogt
  Erik Røring Møinichen Independent 11 August 1857 15 September 1858 1 year, 35 days Vogt
  Hans Christian Petersen Independent 15 September 1858 29 July 1859 317 days Vogt
Sibbern/Birch/Motzfeldt
  August Christian Manthey Independent 29 July 1859 1 September 1860 1 year, 34 days Sibbern/Birch/Motzfeldt
  Christian Birch-Reichenwald Independent 1 September 1860 12 December 1861 1 year, 102 days Sibbern/Birch/Motzfeldt
  Erik Røring Møinichen Independent 12 December 1861 17 December 1861 5 days Sibbern/Birch/Motzfeldt
  Gerhard Meldahl Independent 17 December 1861 15 October 1863 1 year, 302 days F. Stang
  August Christian Manthey Independent 28 September 1863 28 September 1864 1 year, 0 days F. Stang
  Gerhard Meldahl Independent 28 September 1864 15 October 1866 2 years, 17 days F. Stang
  Erik Røring Møinichen Independent 15 October 1866 15 October 1867 1 year, 0 days F. Stang
  Gerhard Meldahl Independent 15 October 1867 15 June 1869 1 year, 243 days F. Stang
  August Christian Manthey Independent 15 June 1869 1 February 1870 231 days F. Stang
  John Collett Falsen Independent 1 February 1870 15 July 1870 164 days F. Stang
  Gerhard Meldahl Independent 15 July 1870 15 October 1871 1 year, 92 days F. Stang
  John Collett Falsen Independent 15 October 1871 15 September 1872 336 days F. Stang
  Gerhard Meldahl Independent 24 September 1872 8 January 1874 1 year, 106 days F. Stang
  Jacob Aall jr. Independent 8 January 1874 15 May 1874 127 days F. Stang
  Jens Holmboe Independent 15 May 1874 15 October 1874 153 days F. Stang
  John Collett Falsen Independent 15 October 1874 15 August 1877 2 years, 304 days F. Stang
  Christian A. Selmer Independent 15 August 1877 15 August 1878 1 year, 0 days F. Stang
  John Collett Falsen Independent 15 August 1878 2 September 1879 1 year, 18 days F. Stang
  Niels Vogt Independent 2 September 1879 13 October 1879 41 days F. Stang
  Ole Andreas Bachke Independent 13 October 1879 15 September 1880 338 days F. Stang
  Christian Jensen Independent 11 October 1880 26 September 1881 350 days Selmer
  Christian H. Schweigaard Independent 26 September 1881 15 November 1881 50 days Selmer
  Ole Andreas Bachke Independent 15 November 1881 15 September 1882 304 days Selmer
  Jens Holmboe Independent 15 September 1882 15 September 1883 1 year, 0 days Selmer
  Christian Jensen Independent 15 September 1883 26 March 1884 193 days Selmer
  Christian H. Schweigaard Independent 26 March 1884 3 April 1884 8 days Selmer
  Ludvig Aubert Independent 3 April 1884 26 June 1884 84 days Schweigaard
  Aimar Sørenssen Liberal 26 June 1884 15 September 1887 3 years, 81 days Sverdrup
  Birger Kildal Liberal 15 September 1887 15 November 1887 61 days Sverdrup
  Jacob Stang Liberal 15 November 1887 28 June 1888 226 days Sverdrup
  Walter Scott Dahl Liberal 28 June 1888 1 August 1888 34 days Sverdrup
  Jacob Stang Liberal 1 August 1888 28 August 1888 27 days Sverdrup
  Olaj Johan Olsen Liberal 28 August 1888 15 September 1888 18 days Sverdrup
  Walter Scott Dahl Liberal 15 September 1888 13 July 1889 301 days Sverdrup
  Ferdinand Roll Conservative 13 July 1889 15 July 1890 1 year, 2 days E. Stang I
  Ulrik Arneberg Conservative 15 July 1890 6 March 1891 234 days E. Stang I
  Ole Anton Qvam Liberal 6 March 1891 2 May 1893 2 years, 47 days Steen I
  Francis Hagerup Conservative 2 May 1893 15 July 1894 1 year, 74 days E. Stang II
  Ernst Motzfeldt Conservative 15 July 1894 14 October 1895 1 year, 91 days E. Stang II
  Francis Hagerup Conservative 14 October 1895 15 August 1897 1 year, 305 days Hagerup I
  Harald Smedal Liberal 15 August 1897 17 February 1898 186 days Hagerup I
  Ole Anton Qvam Liberal 17 February 1898 28 April 1899 1 year, 70 days Steen II
  Einar Løchen Liberal 29 April 1899 6 November 1900 1 year, 191 days Steen II
  Ole Anton Qvam Liberal 6 November 1900 21 April 1902 1 year, 166 days Steen II
  Søren Tobias Årstad Liberal 21 April 1902 22 October 1903 1 year, 184 days Blehr I
  Francis Hagerup Conservative 22 October 1903 11 March 1905 1 year, 140 days Hagerup II
  Christian Michelsen Coalition 11 March 1905 7 June 1905 88 days Michelsen
  Edvard H. Bull Conservative 7 June 1905 27 November 1905 173 days Michelsen
  Harald Bothner Liberal 27 November 1905 23 October 1907 1 year, 330 days Michelsen
  Johan Bredal Independent 23 October 1907 19 March 1908 148 days Løvland
  Johan Castberg Liberal 19 March 1908 2 February 1910 1 year, 320 days Knudsen I
  Herman Scheel Conservative 2 February 1910 20 February 1912 2 years, 18 days Konow
  Fredrik Stang Conservative 20 February 1912 31 January 1913 346 days Bratlie
  Lars Abrahamsen Liberal 31 January 1913 26 July 1916 3 years, 177 days Knudsen II
  Andreas Urbye Liberal 26 July 1916 1 May 1917 279 days Knudsen II
  Otto Blehr Liberal 1 May 1917 21 June 1920 3 years, 51 days Knudsen II
  Otto Bahr Halvorsen Conservative 21 June 1920 22 June 1921 1 year, 1 day B. Halvorsen I
  Olaf Amundsen Liberal 22 June 1921 24 August 1922 1 year, 63 days Blehr II
  Arnold Holmboe Liberal 24 August 1922 6 March 1923 194 days Blehr II
  Otto Bahr Halvorsen Conservative 6 March 1923 23 May 1923 78 days B. Halvorsen II
  Christian L. Rolfsen Conservative 30 May 1923 25 July 1924 1 year, 56 days Berge
  Paal Berg Liberal 25 July 1924 5 March 1926 1 year, 223 days Mowinckel I
  Ingolf E. Christensen Conservative 5 March 1926 26 July 1926 143 days Lykke
  Knud Øyen Conservative 26 July 1926 28 January 1928 1 year, 186 days Lykke
  Cornelius Holmboe Labour 28 January 1928 15 February 1928 18 days Hornsrud
  Haakon M. Evjenth Liberal 15 February 1928 21 November 1930 2 years, 279 days Mowinckel II
  Arne T. Sunde Liberal 21 November 1930 12 May 1931 172 days Mowinckel II
  Asbjørn Lindboe Agrarian 12 May 1931 3 March 1933 1 year, 295 days Kolstad
Hundseid
  Arne T. Sunde Liberal 3 March 1933 20 March 1935 2 years, 17 days Mowinckel III
  Trygve Lie Labour 20 March 1935 1 July 1939 4 years, 103 days Nygaardsvold
  Terje Wold Labour 1 July 1939 25 June 1945 5 years, 359 days Nygaardsvold

During the German occupation of Norway (1940–1945)Edit

Photo Name Party Took office Left office Tenure Cabinet
  Jonas Lie National Unification 9 April 1940 15 April 1940 6 days Quisling I
  Ole Fingalf Harbek Independent 15 April 1940 25 September 1940 163 days Administrative Council
  Sverre Riisnæs National Unification 25 September 1940 8 May 1945 4 years, 225 days Quisling II

Ministry of Justice and the Police (1945–)Edit

Photo Name Party Took office Left office Tenure Cabinet
  Johan Cappelen Conservative 25 June 1945 5 November 1945 133 days Gerhardsen I
  O. C. Gundersen Labour 5 November 1945 20 December 1952 7 years, 45 days Gerhardsen II
Torp
  Kai Birger Knudsen Labour 20 December 1952 15 June 1954 1 year, 177 days Torp
  Gustav Sjaastad Labour 15 June 1954 22 January 1955 221 days Torp
  Jens Chr. Hauge Labour 22 January 1955 1 November 1955 283 days Gerhardsen III
  Jens Haugland Labour 1 November 1955 28 August 1963 7 years, 300 days Gerhardsen III
  Petter Mørch Koren Christian Democratic 28 August 1963 25 September 1963 28 days Lyng
  O. C. Gundersen Labour 25 September 1963 12 October 1965 2 years, 17 days Gerhardsen IV
  Elisabeth S. Selmer Conservative 12 October 1965 3 October 1970 4 years, 356 days Borten
  Egil Endresen Conservative 3 October 1970 17 March 1971 165 days Borten
  Oddvar Berrefjord Labour 17 March 1971 18 October 1972 1 year, 215 days Bratteli I
  Petter Mørch Koren Christian Democratic 18 October 1972 16 October 1973 363 days Korvald
  Inger Louise Valle Labour 16 October 1973 8 October 1979 5 years, 357 days Bratteli II
Nordli
  Andreas Cappelen Labour 8 October 1979 3 October 1980 361 days Nordli
  Oddvar Berrefjord Labour 3 October 1980 4 February 1981 124 days Nordli
  Bjørn Skau Labour 4 February 1981 14 October 1981 252 days Brundtland I
  Mona Røkke Conservative 14 October 1981 4 October 1985 3 years, 355 days Willoch I-II
  Wenche F. Sellæg Conservative 4 October 1985 9 May 1986 217 days Willoch II
  Helen M. Bøsterud Labour 9 May 1986 16 October 1989 3 years, 160 days Brundtland II
  Else B. Fougner Conservative 16 October 1989 3 November 1990 1 year, 18 days Syse
  Kari Gjesteby Labour 3 November 1990 4 September 1992 1 year, 306 days Brundtland III
  Grete Faremo Labour 4 September 1992 25 October 1996 4 years, 51 days Brundtland III
  Anne Holt Labour 25 October 1996 4 February 1997 102 days Jagland
  Gerd-Liv Valla Labour 4 February 1997 17 October 1997 255 days Jagland
  Aud Inger Aure Christian Democratic 17 October 1997 15 March 1999 1 year, 149 days Bondevik I
  Odd Einar Dørum Liberal 15 March 1999 17 March 2000 1 year, 2 days Bondevik I
  Hanne Harlem Labour 17 March 2000 19 October 2001 1 year, 216 days Stoltenberg I
  Odd Einar Dørum Liberal 19 October 2001 17 October 2005 3 years, 363 days Bondevik II
  Knut Storberget Labour 17 October 2005 11 November 2011 6 years, 25 days Stoltenberg II
  Grete Faremo Labour 11 November 2011 16 October 2013 1 year, 339 days Stoltenberg II
  Anders Anundsen Progress 16 October 2013 20 December 2016 3 years, 65 days Solberg
  Per-Willy Amundsen Progress 20 December 2016 17 January 2018 1 year, 28 days Solberg
  Sylvi Listhaug Progress 17 January 2018 20 March 2018 62 days Solberg
  Tor Mikkel Wara Progress 4 April 2018 15 March 2019 345 days Solberg
  Jøran Kallmyr Progress 29 March 2019 24 January 2020 301 days Solberg
  Monica Mæland Conservative 24 January 2020 14 October 2021 1 year, 263 days Solberg
  Emilie Enger Mehl Centre 14 October 2021 Incumbent 99 days Støre

Minister of Immigration and IntegrationEdit

The Minister of Immigration and Integration was a minister-post that was responsible for dealing with immigration and integration related cases. The post was established in 2015 in response to the 2015 European migrant crisis, and was abolished in 2018. Sylvi Listhaug was the first and only person to hold the post, and was promoted to Minister of Justice when the position was abolished in 2018.[3]

KeyEdit

  Progress Party

MinisterEdit

Photo Name Party Took office Left office Tenure Cabinet Ref
  Sylvi Listhaug Progress 16 December 2015 17 January 2018 2 years, 32 days Solberg [4]

Minister of Public SecurityEdit

The Minister of Public Security was a post established in 2019 after the Christian Democrats joined the Solberg Cabinet. The post was primarily responsible for issues related to public security.

KeyEdit

  Progress Party

MinisterEdit

Photo Name Party Took office Left office Tenure Cabinet Ref
  Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde Progress 22 January 2019 24 January 2020 1 year, 2 days Solberg [5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Members of the Government". Regjeringen.no. 2009-06-19. Retrieved 2015-03-10.
  2. ^ "Norwegian Government Ministries". Regjeringen.no. 2014-03-31. Retrieved 2015-03-10.
  3. ^ "Regjeringen Solberg". 13 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Erna Solberg's Government". Government.no. 16 October 2013. Retrieved 23 October 2013.
  5. ^ "Minister of Public Security Ingvild Smines Tybring-Gjedde". Government.no. 22 January 2019. Retrieved 24 January 2020.

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