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Nepal


Basic labour law information

Nepal - Basic laws in NATLEX

01.01) Constitutional law
     Constitution of Nepal, 2072 (2015).

01.02) Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
     Labour Act, 2074 (2017).

01.03) Civil, commercial and family law
     Industrial Enterprises Act, 2073 (2016).
     Companies Act, 2063 (2006).
     Social Practices (Reform) Act, 2033 (1976).

01.04) Criminal and penal law
     Prevention of Organised Crime Act, 2069 (2013).
     Criminal Procedure (Code) Act, 2074 (2017).

01.05) Human rights
     Civil Rights Act, 2012 (1955) (Act No. 12 of 1955).
     National Human Rights Commission Act, 2068 (2012).
     Right to Information Act, 2064 (2007).

01.07) Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws
     Environment Protection Act, 2053 (1997).

02) Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
     Trade Union Act, 2049 (1992).

03) Elimination of forced labour
     Human Trafficking and Transportation (Control) Act, 2064 (2007).
     Bonded Labour (Prohibition) Act, 2002 (Act No. 21).

04) Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
     Children's Act, 2048 (1992)
     Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 2000.
     Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Rules, 2062 (2006).

04.01) Hazardous child labour
     Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Rules, 2062 (2006).
     Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 2000.

05) Equality of opportunity and treatment
     National Woman Commission Act, 2063 (2006).
     Caste Based Discrimination and Untouchability (Offence and Punishment) Act, 2068 (2011).
     National Women’s Commission Act, 2074 (2017).

07.02) Labour statistics
     Statistics Act, 2015 (1958).

08) Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
     National Employment Policy 2071 (2015)
     Labour and Employment Policy, 2062 (2005).

08.01) Disabled workers
     Human Rights for Persons with Disabilities Act, 2074 (2017).

08.02) Older workers
     Senior Citizens Act, 2063 (2006).

09) Education, vocational guidance and training
     Higher Secondary Education Act, 2046 (1989).
     Technical Education and Vocational Training Council Act, 2045 [1988] (Act No. 20 of 2045)
     Education Act, 2028 (1971).

11) Cooperatives
     National Cooperatives Development Board Act, 2049 (1992).
     Cooperatives Act, 2048 (1992).

14) Occupational safety and health
     Security of the Health Workers and Health Organizations Act, 2066 (2009).

15) Social security (general standards)
     Contributions Based Social Security Act, 2074 (2017).

15.02) Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
     Employee Provident Fund Act, 2019 (1962).

15.05) Social assistance and services
     Social Welfare Act, 2049 (1992).

17) Migrant workers
     Non-Resident Nepali Act, 2064 (2008).
     Foreign Employment Act, 2007 (Act No. 26 of the year 2042).
     Immigration Act, 1992.

21) Indigenous and tribal peoples
     Tribal People’s Commission Act, 2074 (2017).

22.02) Mining and quarrying workers
     Mines and Minerals Act, 1985 (2042).

22.10) Public and civil servants
     Public Service Commission Act, 2066 (2010).
     Civil Service Act, 1993 (2049) (Act No. 2 of 1993).
     Employee Adjustment Act, 2074 (2017).
  
 

  
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Last updated: Saturday - 24th October 2020