The Constitution, as laid down on 17 May 1814 by the Constituent

Assembly at Eidsvoll and subsequently amended,

most recently in May 2014


E. Human Rights


Article 101

Everyone has the right to form, join and leave associations,

including trade unions and political parties.

All people may meet in peaceful assemblies and demonstrations.

The Government is not entitled to employ military force against

citizens of the state, except in accordance with the law, unless an

assembly disturbs the public peace and does not immediately disperse

after the articles of the statute book relating to  riots have been read out

clearly three times by the civil authority.