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  1. Nepal - Human rights - Law, Act

    National Human Rights Commission Act, 2068 (2012). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 2012-01-21 | NPL-2012-L-90654

    Chapter I - Preliminary
    Chapter II - The meetings, functions, duties and powers of the Commission
    Chapter III - Procedures Relating to Complaint Proceedings
    Chapter IV - Miscellaneous

    Repeals the Human Rights Commission Act, 2053.

  2. Nepal - Human rights - Law, Act

    Right to Information Act, 2064 (2007). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 2007-07-21 | NPL-2007-L-87503

    Chapter 1. Preliminary
    Chapter 2. Right to Information and Provision Regarding the Flow of Information
    Chapter 3. Provision Regarding Commission
    Chapter 4. Provision Regarding Protection of Information
    Chapter 5. Provision Regarding Punishment and Compensation
    Chapter 6. Miscellaneous

  3. Nepal - Human rights - Law, Act

    Compensation for Torture Act, 1996. - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1996-12-18 | NPL-1996-L-45831

    No person who is in detention shall be tortured; torture is defined as "cruel, inhuman, or insulting treatment" of a person. Persons who were tortured may file for compensation at a district court.

  4. Nepal - Human rights - Law, Act

    Civil Rights Act, 2012 (1955) (Act No. 12 of 1955). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1955-11-04 | NPL-1955-L-87480

    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 [Repealed by the Foreigners Act]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 Repeal: Personal Liberty Act, 2006 is, hereby, repealed.


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