Constitution as adopted on 17 May 1814.
Only Norwegian citizens, men and women, who speak the language of the country, shall be appointed to official posts of the state,...
The state authorities have a duty to create conditions in order to make the Sami population able to secure and develop its language, culture and social life.
Note: The complete text of the Constitution and further information on the constitutional background of Norway are provided by the International Constitutional Law Project at the University of
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