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Chief Justice Toril Marie Øie

Chief Justice Øie of the Supreme Court of Norway was appointed in March 2016. Øie is the 20th Chief Justice in the 200 year history of the Supreme Court. 
Toril Marie Øie is the first woman to hold this office.
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The main role of the Supreme Court is to ensure clarity and development of the law.

The Supreme Court has general jurisdiction and hears all types of cases, civil as well as criminal, and cases pertaining to administrative law and constitutional law.

The Norwegian Supreme Court wishes to promote openness and transparency in its activities.

Annual report 2016