ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Sep 2011

In September 2011, the government of Norway announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



EFTA Surveilance Authority. (2011). Norway removes turnus obligation. Available at http://www.eftasurv.int/press--publications/press-releases/internal-market/nr/1525


Inception date: 14 Sep 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Labour market access

On 14 September 2011, the government of Norway abolished its turnus-requirement for doctors eductated in the European Economic Area (EEA).
 
The requirement obliged medical doctors from EEA-member states to go through an 18-month trial period ("turnus") in Norway before they could practice there independetly.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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