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Name: Local Self-Governance Act 2055 (1999).
Country: Nepal
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1999
Entry into force:
Published on: Ministry of Law and Justice, Law Books Management Board, pp. 1-77
ISN: NPL-1999-L-59642
Bibliography: Ministry of Law and Justice, Law Books Management Board, pp. 1-77
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Nepal Democracy, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Nepal Offlice,, Nepal PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2011-08-11)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on local self-governance. Divided into 5 parts. Part 2 contains provisions relating to village development, Part 3 provisions relating to Municipality, Part 4 provisions relating to District Development Committee, and Part 5 provisions relating to Local Body. Section 189 regulates functions, duties and powers of District Development Committee. These include determination of wages for labour and rate of workmanship at district level, as well as operating programmes on abolition of child labour and rescue of children.

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