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Norwegian Directorate of Immigration is more reliable than you. ;) http://www.udi.no/Norwegian-Directorate-of-Immigration/Central-topics/Work-and-residence/Work-and-residence-EUEEAEFTA-citizens/
- Look what the source says: "Last updated 19.06.2012". A lot has changed in a year and a half. The agreement hasn't even been signed yet, so it isn't "pending ratification" because there is no agreement yet to ratify. Croatia will almost certainly sign their EEA accession agreement in 2014 and provisionally apply it, but it will take years for it to be ratified. It took 17 months to ratify Croatia's Treaty of Accession 2011, and that only required the consent of 27 states, while the EEA Agreement needs to be ratified by 31 states. Romania and Bulgaria signed their EEA accession agreement in July 2007, but it wasn't fully ratified until November 2011: . If it took 4.5 years for Bulgaria and Romania, how could it possibly be done in 10 months for Croatia with MORE states to ratify? Given that Croatia's agreement hasn't even been signed yet, there is just no way 31 parliaments could possibly ratify the agreement so quickly. Rather than trying to guess when ratification will be accomplished, it is better to say exactly what stage in the process they are at, that is they have initialled their agreement. Once it has been signed, perhaps we should mention that it is undergoing ratification. But until there is an agreement to ratify, it is premature to claim that their membership is "pending ratification". TDL (talk) 16:36, 18 February 2014 (UTC)