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Name: Constitution of the Kingdom of Nepal, 1990.
Country: Nepal
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 1990-11-09
Entry into force:
Published on: Recent Laws of Nepal, 1991-01, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-28 (DOC.NORMES;INFORM)
ISN: NPL-1990-C-21137
Bibliography: Recent Laws of Nepal, 1991-01, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-28 (DOC.NORMES;INFORM)
Constitutions of the countries of the world, 1994-06, Blaustein, A.P., Flanz, G.H., Oceana Publ., New York, USA, 209 p. (DOC.NORMES;INFORM)
Constitution on-line Constitution on-line Supreme Court of Nepal (consulted on 2006-12-14)
Constitution Constitution International Constitutional Law, University of Bern, Switzerland (consulted on 2006-12-14)
Abstract/Citation: Establishes a constitutional monarchy based on multi-party democracy, ending thirty years of absolute monarchy. Among its provisions are guarantees of fundamental rights including the right to associate in unions (Sec. 12), the right of equal pay for the same work and to be free of discrimination based on sex, race, religion, ideology, tribe or caste (Sec. 11), the right to be free of exploitation in the form of slavery and forced labour and it forbids the employment of children in any factory, mine or other hazardous work (Sec. 20). The Royal Proclamation promulgating the Constitution, published in the Nepal Gazette, Part I, Vol. 40, Extraordinary No. 37 of 9 November 1990, abrogates the Constitution of 1962.
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