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Name: Civil Rights Act, 2012 (1955) (Act No. 12 of 1955).
Country: Nepal
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1955-11-04
Entry into force:
ISN: NPL-1955-L-87480
Bibliography: Laws on-line in English Laws on-line in English Nepal Law Commission,, Nepal PDF of Act as amended to 1992 PDF of Act as amended to 1992 (consulted on 2011-08-11)
Abstract/Citation: Sections:
1. Short Title, Extent and Commencement
2. Definitions
3. Equality in the eye of law
4. No discrimination on the ground of Religion, Caste, Tribe or Gender
5. Power of Government of Nepal to provide for special provisions to the Specific Class
6. Rights to freedom of speech etc.
7. Right to Religion
8. No Taxation without Legal Authority
9. Right to property
10. Security of the Residence of the citizen
11. Punishment in the case of conviction
12. Personal Freedom
13. Restriction from force labour
14. Prohibition in employing children in the factory etc
15. Save from the arrest
16. Measures against illegal detention
17. Other measures to claim the rights guaranteed by the Act
18. Power to file a case against the Government of Nepal
19. Notice of the Case
20. Limitations to file the case
21. [Repealed by the Foreigners Act]
22. Repeal: Personal Liberty Act, 2006 is, hereby, repealed.

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