Sven Ole Fagernæs

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Sven Ole Fagernæs

Sven Ole Fagernæs (born 12 March 1945) is a Norwegian jurist and civil servant who has been Attorney General of Norway since 2004.

Sven Ole Fagernæs was born in Oslo and got a cand.jur. degree from the University of Oslo in 1972.

He worked for the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and the Police from 1973 to 1976 and in that period also shortly worked as a junior judge at the Indre Sogn magistrate. In 1976 he started working for the Office of the Attorney General of Norway. He became assistant Attorney General of Norway in 1987.

He has been Attorney General of Norway since 1994, except for a period from 1998 to 2001 when he was acting permanent under-secretary of state in the Ministry of Justice.[1] He was also acting governor of Svalbard in 2005.[2]

He became a commander of the Order of St. Olav in 2004.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Sven Ole Fagernæs". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 19 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Previous Governors". Governor of Svalbard. Retrieved 24 October 2007. 
  3. ^ Regjeringsadvokat Sven Ole Fagernæs (Norwegian) Regjeringsadvokaten.no, 25 April 2013
Civic offices
Preceded by
Bjørn Haug
Attorney General of Norway
1994–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Morten Ruud
Permanent under-secretary of state in the Ministry of Justice and the Police (acting)
1998–2001
Succeeded by
Morten Ruud
Preceded by
Odd Olsen Ingerø
Governor of Svalbard (acting)
2005
Succeeded by
Per Sefland