nov kl. | opdateret jan. kl. Bemærk: artiklen er mere end 30 dage gammel. Forsvarsminister Nick Hækkerup (S) er blevet. Boswell, R. () “Military leaders from Arctic Countries to Meet in Canada”, Nunatisiaq News, 4 April. Online. Denmark () Forsvarsforlig – 38 Forsvarsforlig, p. 3. 39 Ibid., p. 8. Denmark does not have a separate coast guard; the Navy fulfils the tasks generally assigned to coast guards.

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Conscription in Denmark Danish: The service lasts between 4 and 12 months. Conscription has been practised in Denmark since the Viking Agewhere one physical man of every 10th court was required to serve the corsvarsforlig.

Her er Danmarks nye forsvarschef

Frederick IV of Denmark changed the law in to every 4th court. The men were chosen by the landowner, with being chosen being seen as a penalty. Since 12 Februaryall physically fit men are obligated to conscription, according to the Constitution of Denmarkwhich was founded in the same year.

The legislation of the compulsory military service is articulated in the Danish Law of Conscription [2]. It is possible to postpone the conscription until his education is complete [3].


Women are not obligated to conscription. Every male over the age of 18 will be drafted into the ‘Day of Defence’ forsvarets dagwhere they will be introduced to the Danish military and have their health tested. Men who are not physically fit are not required to participate in the draw [7] [9] Men considered healthy or partially capable have to participate in the draw.

Physically fit people and partially fit people have to draw a number.

Men deemed partially capable draw a number but do not have to serve their conscription if they choose not to, even if it is a number where a physically fit man would have to serve. Men determined to be physically healthy can be forced to fulfil their conscription, depending on which number they draw [10]. The numbers 8, frinumre will not lead to conscription in peacetime.

The numberscan lead to conscription — even in peacetime — if there are not enough volunteers [10] [11].

Voluntary service in the armed forces or emergency services can, according to rules set by the Minister of Defence, take the place of military service. Inthe number of conscripts was lowered from 5, forsvarsrorlig to 4, participants.

This is being upheld until To forsvarrsforlig the rights of the conscripts, the Conscription Council Danish: The topic is heavily criticized on grounds of gender discriminationinvoluntary servitude and economic reasons [19] [20].


Her er Danmarks nye forsvarschef

According to a poll from July2 out of 3 Danes want conscription abolished. Insignia for conscripts in forsgarsforlig Jutland Dragoon Regiment. Insignia for conscripts in the Royal Danish Navy.

Insignia for conscripts in the Royal Danish Air Force. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 14 December Retrieved 18 February The Danish Defence in Danish. Retrieved 9 February Danish Defence’s Historical Periodes. Retrieved 15 May Danish Defence in Danish. Retrieved 19 February Retrieved 29 February Retrieved 13 November Retrieved from ” https: Forsvarsfotlig by country Military of Denmark.

CS1 Danish-language sources da Articles with Danish-language external links Articles containing Danish-language text Articles with attributed pull quotes. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Every male person able to bear arms shall be liable with his person to contribute to the defence of his country under such rules as are laid down by statute.

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