Keywords: Ombuds Institution
Norway ratified the OPCAT at the domestic level in May 2013 and deposited the instrument of ratification to the United Nations on 27 June 2013: it became the 69th State Party to the OPCAT.
The Parliamentary Ombudsman has been designated as the National Preventive Mechanism. A specific NPM department was created within the Ombudsman.
The SPT member Victor Zaharia is the SPT Focal Point for Norway.