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Original name: मुलुकी अपराध (संहिता) एेन, २०७४
Name: Criminal (Code) Act, 2074 (2017)
Country: Nepal
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-10-16
Entry into force:
ISN: NPL-2017-L-106060
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=106060&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Nepal Law Commission, www.lawcommission.gov.np, Nepal PDF of Code in Nepali PDF of Code in Nepali (consulted on 2018-02-27)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Nepal PDF of Bill in English PDF of Bill in English (consulted on 2021-01-15)
Abstract/Citation: The Criminal Code was adopted in 2017 alongside five other Acts, designed to replace the Civil Code, 2021.

It outlaws the practice of Chhaupadi as was as the evangelization of citizens to other religions.
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