Supreme Court - civil cases

Deduction for input VAT in connection with sale of real property

Supreme Court judgment 14 October 2021, HR-2021-2025-A, (case no. 21-018532SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  The Tax Appeals Board (Counsel Finn Backer-Grøndahl) v. The State represented by the Ministry of Finance (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Ole Kristian Rigland) (Assistant counsel Nils Sture Nilsson)

Licence for wind power development on Fosen ruled invalid as the construction interferes with Sami reindeer herders' right to enjoy their own culture

Supreme Court judgment 11 October 2021, HR-2021-1975-S (case no. 20-143891SIV-HRET, case no. 20-143892-SIV-HRET and case no. 20-143893SIV-HRET) I: Statnett SF (Counsel Pål-Martin Abell and Counsel Johan Fredrik Remmen) v. Sør-Fosen sijte (Counsel Andreas Brønner and Counsel Eirik Brønner), Nord-Fosen siida (Counsel Knut Helge Hurum) and Fosen Vind DA (Counsel Pål-Martin Abell and Counsel Johan...

Claim for damages for allegedly illegal electricity tax

Supreme Court judgment 1 October 2021, HR-2021-1933-A, (case no. 20-146493SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. The State represented by the Ministry of Finance (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Henriette Lund Busch) v. Gasum AS (Counsel Bjørn Christian Lilletvedt Tovsen)

Proforma marriage

Supreme Court judgment 1 July 2021, HR-2021-1435-A, (case no. 19-163380SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  A (Counsel Javeed Hussain Shah) v. The State represented by the Immigration Appeals Board (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Marius Stub)

Disqualification for possible bias

Supreme Court order 1 July 2021, HR-2021-1448-S, (case no. 20-143891SIV-HRET), (case no. 20-143892SIV-HRET) and (case no. 20-143893SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against appraisal. I. Statnett SF (Counsel Pål-Martin Abell and Johan Fredrik Remmen) v. Sør-Fosen Sitje (Counsel Andreas Brønner and Eirik Brønner), Nord-Fosen Siida (Counsel Knut Helge Hurum) II. Fosen Vind DA (Counsel Pål-Martin Abel...

Swedish Sami reindeer herders' access to grazing land in Norway

Supreme Court judgment and order 30 June 2021, HR-2021-1429-A, (case no. 20-164328SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  Saarivuoma sameby (Counsel Knut Helge Hurum and Ann Johnsen) v. The State represented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Statskog SF (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Henrik Vaaler) (Assisting counsel Anders Blakstvedt)

Family reunion and ordre public

Supreme Court judgment and order 23 June 2021, HR-2021-1345-A, (case no. 20-174954SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  A, B, C, Self-help for Immigrants and Refugees (intervener), Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers (intervener), D (intervener) (Counsel Georg Schjerven Hansen) v. The State represented by the Immigration Appeals Board (The Office of the Attorney General...

Surgical intervention a condition for insurance payment

Supreme Court judgment 22 June 2021, HR-2021-1338-A, (case no. 20-166713SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  A (Counsel Øyvind Vidhammer), Parat (intervener) (Counsel Christen Horn Johannessen) v. Protector Forsikring ASA (Counsel Joachim Dahl Wogstad Skjelsbæk)

Hearing of paternity case after reopening

Supreme Court judgment 15 June 2021, HR-2021-1300-A, (case no. 21-020986SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A (Counsel Rolf Helgesen) v. B, C (Counsel Tor Øystein Enge)

Compulsory somatic health care

Supreme Court judgment 10 June 2021, HR-2021-1263-A, (case no. 21-050130SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  A (Counsel Erik Bryn Tvedt) v. The State represented by the Ministry of Health and Care Services (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Kirsten Berger)

Taxation of work offshore

Supreme Court judgment 8 June 2021, HR-2021-1243-A, (case no. 21-013294SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Moises Corrales Entenza, Jose Ramon Rodriguez Pineiro, Feliciano Fernandez Lago, Juan Manuel Alsina Dominguez, Farid Ati Allah, Francisco Jose Caamaño Leon, Poseidon Personnel Services S.A. (intervener) (Counsel Anette Fjeld) v. The State represented by the Tax Office (The Offi...

Asylum based on conversion

Supreme Court judgment 3 June 2021, HR-2021-1209-A, (case no. 20-160710SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  A, B (Counsel Nadin Askeland Humlen), Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers (intervener) (Counsel Arild Karl Humlen), The Church of Norway (intervener) (Counsel Kristin Veierød) v.  The State represented by the Immigration Appeals Board (the Office of the Attorney General...

Employment law. Individual after-effect of collective rights upon change of collective agreements

Supreme Court judgment 2 June 2021, HR-2021-1193-A, (case no. 20-149286SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Marianne Carolin, Luzviminda Orcino Maningding, Vivian Adesuwa Ogoleh, Rizza Ramirez Beramo, Anne Rønningen, Bente Jeanette Yndestad Bye, Trine Heiseldahl, Wenche W. Solheim, Kari Løkjell, Yasotha Dayalan (Counsel Magnus Buflod), Norwegian Nurses Organisation (intervener), The...

The validity of a licence to build windmills in a reindeer herding area

Supreme Court decision 28 May 2021, HR-2021-1140-J, (case no. 20-143891SIV-HRET), (case no. 20-143892SIV-HRET) and (case no. 20-143893SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against appraisal.   I.  Statnett SF (Counsel Pål-Martin Abell and Johan Fredrik Remmen) v. Sør-Fosen Sitje (Counsel Andreas Brønner and Eirik Brønner), Nord-Fosen Siida (Counsel Knut Helge Hurum) II. Fosen Vind DA (Counsel Pål-Marti...

Set-off in ground lease

Supreme Court judgment 25 May 2021, HR-2021-1106-A, (case no. 20-158870SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  I.  Aadne Ådneram (Counsel Sveinung Eliassen), Ånen Ådneram (Counsel Yngve Andersen), v. Svein Henrik Vormedal (representative for Class Action Ådneram Fjellgrend) (Counsel Cecilie Engebretsen) II. Svein Henrik Vormedal (representative for Class Action Ådneram Fjellgrend)...

Violation of section 10 of the Competition Act on prohibition against cooperation with the object of restricting competition

Supreme Court judgment 21 May 2021, HR-2021-1086-A, (case no. 20-160777SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  I. Cappelen Damm Holding AS, Cappelen Damm AS (Counsel Olav Kolstad) v. The State represented by the Competition Authority (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Pål Erik Wennerås), (Assisting counsel: Kristin Hallsjø Aarvik) II. Gyldendal ASA, Gyldendal Norsk Forl...

Provisions on requirements for a specific order in zoning plan

Supreme Court judgment 4 May 2021, HR-2021-953-A, (case no. 20-130070SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Selvaag Bolig Bispelua AS (Counsel Kristian Korsrud), Boligprodusentenes Forening (intervener) (Counsel Pål Grønnæss) v. The State represented by the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Kristin Hallsjø Aarvik)

Review of the Court of Appeal's judgment on fine for violations under the Competition Act - qualification

Supreme Court order 4 May 2021, H R-2021-943-A, (case no. 20-160777SIV-HRET) I. Cappelen Damm Holding AS, Cappelen Damm AS (Counsel Olav Kolstad) v. The State represented by the Competition Authority (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Pål Erik Wennerås), (Assisting counsel Kristin Hallsjø Aarvik) II. Gyldendal ASA, Gyldendal Norsk Forlag AS (Counsel Siri Teigum) v. The State...

Claim under section 7-8 of the Satisfaction of Claims Act

Supreme Court judgment 4 May 2021, HR-2021-954-A, (case no. 20-127734SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. The bankruptcy estate of Moods Wholesale AS (Counsel Johnny Johansen) v. Barnas Hus Norge AS (Counsel Johannes Sundet)

Sale of house with silverfish

​Supreme Court judgment 26 March 2021, HR-2021-668-A, (case no. 20-144513SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. I.  Torunn Klefstad, Erlend Klefstad, HDI Global Specialty SE (Counsel Arne Meidell) v. Ernst Ottar Nøkkevangen, Pøni Iren Peggy Nøkkevangen (Counsel Johan Ivar Ansnes) II.  Ernst Ottar Nøkkevangen, Pøni Iren Peggy Nøkkevangen (Counsel Johan Ivar Ansnes) v. Torunn Klefstad,...

Decisions on licensed culling of wolves

Supreme Court judgment 26 March 2021, HR-2021-662-A, (case no. 20-055609SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  I.  The State represented by the Ministry of Climate and Environment (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Asgeir Nygård), (Assisting counsel: Elisabeth Stenwig), The Norwegian Farmers' Union (intervener), Norskog (intervener), The Norwegian Forest Owners'...

Child welfare - access

Supreme Court judgment 2 March 2021, HR-2021-476-A, (case no. 20-138877SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  A (Counsel John Christian Elden) v. X municipality (Counsel Stig Ravnestad)

Child welfare - access

Supreme Court judgment 2 March 2021, HR-2021-475-A, (case no. 20-137359SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A, B (Counsel Pirashanthy Sivabalachandran) v. X municipality (Counsel Frode Lauareid)

Child welfare – access

Supreme Court judgment 2 March 2021, HR-2021-474-A, (case no. 20-140524SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A, B (Counsel Geir Olav Pedersen) v. X municipality (Counsel Frode Lauareid)

Streaming and audio/video recording permission

Supreme Court decision 5 February 2021, HR-2021-216-A, (case no. 20-106562STR-HRET) Verdens Gang AS (Counsel Halvard Helle), Norsk Redaktørforening (intervener), Norsk Journalistlag (intervener) (Counsel Halvor Manshaus) v. The Public Prosecution Authority represented by the Office of the Attorney General (Counsel Ane Sydnes Egeland)

The interpretation of the Immigration Act's provisions on revocation of refugee status

Supreme Court judgment 3 February 2021, HR-2021-203-A, (case no. 20-121835SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  A, B, C (Counsel Arild Karl Humlen), Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers (NOAS) (Counsel Stephan Lange Jervell) (third-party intervener), the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) (Counsel Terje Einarsen) (third-party intervener) v. The State represented by the...

Calculation of operating grants to private kindergarten

Supreme Court judgment 18 Januar 2021, HR-2021-62-A, (case no. 20-136828SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Slangsvold kindergarten, and others (Counsel Morten Steenstrup), Private Barnehagers Landsforbund (third-party intervener) (Counsel Einar Brunes) v. Fredrikstad municipality (Counsel Alex Borch)

Transfer of undertaking and pension rights

Supreme Court judgment 18 January 2021, HR-2021-61-A, (case no. 20-070378SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Læringsverkstedet AS (Counsel Stein Kimsås-Otterbech) v. Overføringsavtalens Sikringsordning (Counsel Andreas Nordby)

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