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National legislation


This page provides you with information on the legal system in Denmark. For information on the Danish legal system please consult the website of the Danish Ministry of Justice and the Danish Parliament.

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Legal databases

The legal information portal (Retsinformation) is the site that gives citizens access to:

  • Laws, administrative regulations, treaties, consolidated law
  • Parliamentary documents
  • Administrative decisions
  • Decisions of the Ombudsman

The legal information portal contains all legislation in force on 1st January 1985 and all legislation introduced after that date.

Access to the database is free of charge.

Last update: 19/12/2017

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