The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is the nation's highest court of justice and the instance of appeal for verdicts handed down by courts of a lower level. There is only the one Supreme Court which is situated in Oslo. The decisions made here are are final verdicts and cannot be appealed or complained against. The one special exception is for cases that can be brought before the Court for Human Rights in Strasbourg. Three of the Supreme Court judges form the Interlocutory Appeals Committee. Supreme Court judges serve in succession on this committee.
The Interlocutory Appeals Committee of the Supreme Court is viewed as a court of justice and in specific cases the committee has to agree that a case is to be brought before the Supreme Court. The Committee can make final decisions in a number of cases.

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