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Bye-laws of The Norwegian Medical Association

By-laws of the Norwegian Medical Association adopted by the Representative Body on 12 May 2006 with entry into force on 1 January 2007. The name of the Association was changed to the Norwegian Medical Association (Den norske legeforening) by resolution on 23 May 2007 with other by-law amendments.

Amended on 22 May 2008 at the Annual Representative Meeting and on 1 October 2008 following electronic voting by the members of the Representative Body (new, provisional Section 3-1-1, Subsection 3 (4) (a) up to 31 August 2009). Amended at the Annual Representative Meeting on 5 June 2009. Editorial amendment on 31 August 2009 by removing a provisional by-law. Amendments adopted on 27 May 2011. Amendments adopted by the Annual Representative Meeting on 5 June 2013 and 6 June 2013. Amendments adopted by the Annual Representative Meeting on 28 May 2015. Amendments adopted by the Annual Representative Meeting on 26 May 2016. Amendments adopted by the Annual Representative Meeting on 31 May 2017. Amendments adopted by the Annual Representative Meeting on 29-31 May 2018. Editorial amendment on 10 January 2020 due to the implementation of adopted changes that were to enter into force on 1 March 2019. Amendments adopted by the Annual General Meeting on 27 May 2020 and 30 November 2020.

The first by-laws were adopted by the first General Meeting of General Practitioners in 1886. New by-laws were thereafter adopted at the 20th National Annual General Meeting in 1924 and at the 29th National Annual General Meeting in 1947 with intermediate and subsequent amendments being adopted by the Representative Body.

Chapter 1 – Name, objects and organisation

Chapter 2 - Membership

Chapter 3 - Bodies

Chapter 4 – Administration and finances

Chapter 5 – Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association

Chapter 6 – Amendments to the by-laws and dissolution

June 2021 IHA