List of declarations made with respect to treaty No. 079
Status as of: 7/12/2013
Declaration contained in a letter from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Norway, dated 14 May 1973, handed to the Secretary General at the time of signature, on the same day - Or. Engl.
In accordance with Article 18 of the Convention, Norway intends to exercise the following options set forth in the Convention:
Article 2, period 2 - The option to limit the application of the Convention to accidents connected with traffic on the public highway and in grounds open to the public, but only in so far as regards damage suffered by a repairer.
Article 3, paragraph 1(b) - The option to make the modifications which are considered necessary by the implementation of the definition of "keeper" in this sub-paragraph.
Article 4, paragraph 2 - The option to provide that the direct liability of an insurer shall be wholly or partly substituted for the liability of the keeper under the Convention.
Article 8, paragraph 2 - The option to provide that when the keeper of a vehicle is liable for damage caused to the driver of the vehicle, the keepers of other vehicles which have contributed to the damage shall not be liable for the share of the damages that falls on the keeper in question.
Article 11, paragraph 2 - The option not to apply the Convention to damage caused by specified categories of vehicles creating little risk for the traffic.
Article 12, paragraph 2 - The option to assimilate wholly or partially to a keeper of a vehicle involved in an accident any other person involved in the accident who, according to national law, is liable irrespective of fault for damage resulting from the accident.
Article 12, paragraph 3 - The option to derogate from the Convention so as to avoid conflicts with national law on workmen's compensation or any social security scheme.