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  1. Nepal - - Law, Act

    National Cooperatives Development Board Act, 2049 (1992). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1992-11-06 | NPL-1993-L-33774

    Provides for the establishment of a National Cooperative Development Board and the operation and functions of the Board, whose purpose is to promote and develop different types of cooperative societies and unions by improving the economic and social status of low income peoples.

  2. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Immigration Act, 1992. - Immigration Manual 2008 Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1992-11-02 | NPL-1993-L-32383

    Provides for rules in respect of entry, presence and departure; conditions to be fulfilled by foreigners; prohibition of use of forged passports or visas; documents that may be inspected or seized; functions, duties and powers of the Director-General; investigations into offenses relating to immigration; power to deport; fines and penalties; and appeals and immunity from bona fide action.

    Repeals the Foreigners Act, 1958

  3. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare Act, 2049 (1992). - Act on-line Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1992-11-02 | NPL-1992-L-32910

    Establishes a Social Welfare Council to conduct social welfare work through coordination, resource mobilisation and promotion of social organizations. In addition to general social welfare programs, the Government may provide special programs for the benefit and welfare of children, aged, destitute and disabled persons; for the protection of the interests of women; and for unemployed, poor and uneducated persons.

  4. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Foreign Investment and Transfer of Technology Act, 2049 (1992) (No. 34 of 2049) - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1992-07-27 | NPL-1992-L-34738

    Provides that foreigners who seek to invest in Nepalese industries or transfer technology obtain permission to do so from the Department of Industries, sets an income tax rate applicable to them, and establishes the amount of foreign currency that they may repatriate. Any disputes between foreign investors and industries concerned are to be settled through mutual discussion in the presence of the Department.

  5. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Children's Act, 2048 (1992) - Unofficial English Translation Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1992-05-20 | NPL-1992-L-30034

    This Act, which was prompted by the accession by Nepal of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, is comprised of 59 sections and divided into the following chapters: Chapter I: Preliminary. Chapter II: Rights and Interests of Children. Chapter III: Provisions relating to the Protection of the Child and Relating to the Guardian. Chapter IV: Welfare Provisions. Chapter V: Working Hours and Leisure. Chapter VI: Miscellaneous.

  6. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Cooperatives Act, 2048 (1992). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1992-05-15 | NPL-1992-L-39064

    Sets up the formation of society or union. Specifies the requirements for membership. Provides for the adoption of cooperative bye-laws. Sets forth the functions, duties and powers of the general assembly, the board of directors. Appoints Accounts Committees in charge of the audit of cooperatives. Entitles the Registrar to registrate -inter alia- societies. Other provisions cover financial resources and mobilization. Specifies that a society or union shall not be allowed to provide donation or any other type of economic assistance to any political party or any other institution or association that works for a particular religion or sect. Makes provision for the amalgation, division, dissolution and cancellation of cooperatives. Lists the different immunities and facilities of societies and unions as for example tax exemptions. Repeals the Sajha Societies Act of 1984 so that a society or union registered under the Sajha Societies Act 1984 shall be deemed to have been registered under this Act.

  7. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Village Development Board Act, 2048 (Act No. 37) [1992]

    Adoption: 1992-04-08 | NPL-1992-L-31283

    Provides for the establishment, constitution and functions of Village Development Boards. The 3995 Village Development Boards throughout the country function as autonomous bodies of local self-government.

  8. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Agricultural Research Council Act, 2048 (1992). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1992-04-07 | NPL-1992-L-87473

    Provides for the establishment and management of the Agricultural Research Council.

  9. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Pesticides Act, 2048 (1991). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1991-06-05 | NPL-1991-L-87497

    Regulates the import, export, production, purchase, sale and use of the pesticides used to destroy fatal pests in various seeds, plants, trees, animals, birds etc.

  10. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Administration of Justice Act, 2048 (1991). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1991-05-30 | NPL-1991-L-87472

    Regulates the jurisdiction of the courts and their administrative procedures.

  11. Nepal - - Constitution

    Constitution of the Kingdom of Nepal, 1990. - Constitution on-line Constitution

    Adoption: 1990-11-09 | Date of entry into force: 1990-11-09 | NPL-1990-C-21137

    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.

  12. Nepal - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Technical Education and Vocational Training Council Rules, [1989]

    Adoption: 1989-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 1989-12-04 | NPL-1989-R-26520

    Rules promulgated under the authority of Section 15 of the Technical Education and Vocational Training Council Act, 2045 (1988) create an Executive Committee, a National Skill Tests Board, and an Industrial Apprentice Training Committee and specify their composition, powers and duties.

  13. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Higher Secondary Education Act, 2046 (1989). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1989-10-27 | NPL-1989-L-87491

    Regulates the organization and management of higher secondary education institutes and education.

  14. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Public Security Act, 2046 (1989). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1989-09-27 | NPL-1989-L-87501

  15. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Technical Education and Vocational Training Council Act, 2045 [1988] (Act No. 20 of 2045) - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1988-11-13 | Date of entry into force: 1989-02-22 | NPL-1988-L-26521

    Establishes a Council for technical education and vocational training.Prior to this Act, some of the functions now to be performed by the Council resided in a Development Board under an order issued under the Development Boards Act, 2013. That Board has now been replaced by the Council. The Act provides for the formation of committees, sub-committees and work-teams; authorized the Council to seek financial supports; has certain general provisions relating to Council employees; and creates a separate fund for the Council

  16. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Extradition Act, 2045 (1988). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1988-08-31 | NPL-1988-L-87490

    An Act made to provide for extradition of accused or offender.

  17. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Mines and Minerals Act, 1985 (2042). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1985-10-30 | NPL-1985-L-87494

    Regulates the provision of licencing for exploiting mineral resources in the country.
    Inter alia provides for the establishment of rules regulating the safety of mines and their impact on the environment.

  18. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Associations Registration Act, 2034 (1977) (Act No. 10 of 1977). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1977-09-12 | NPL-1977-L-87476

    Contains provisions for the establishment and registration
    of social, religious, literary, cultural, scientific, educational, intellectual, physical, economical, vocational and philanthropic associations.

  19. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Code of Criminal Procedure Bill, 2034 (1977). (अपराध कार्यविधि संहिता २०३४) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1977 | NPL-1978-L-106059

    The Criminal Procedure Code, 1977 contained 15 chapters, 165 sections and 30 schedules 23 to simplify criminal procedures.

  20. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Social Practices (Reform) Act, 2033 (1976). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1976-10-20 | NPL-1976-L-87506

    1. Short Tile, Extension and Commencement
    2. Definition
    3. Prohibition on Tilak (property to be given by the bride side to the bride groom side for the reason that the bridegroom accepted to get marriage)
    4. Restriction to the Bride Side
    5. Restriction on Daijo (Dowery)
    6. Prohibition on bearing other Financial Liability
    7. Restriction on Janta
    8. Restriction on Marriage Feast
    9. Restriction on Feast of Chhaiti, Nwaran, Birth day, Pasni, Chudakarma, Bratbandha, Bhudhopasni
    10. Restriction on Feast of Pitrikarya
    11. Ban on Exhibition of Daijo etc
    12. Ban on Building Decoration in Pomp Manner
    13. Obligation of Local Bodies (Panchayat)
    14. Government of Nepal may Issue Directives
    15. Information of Expenditure to be supplied
    16. Government of Nepal to be Plaintiff
    17. Investigation and Prosecution of Case
    18. Time Limitation to File a Suit
    19. Adjudicating Authority and procedure
    20. Penalty
    21. Power to Frame Rules

  21. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Education Act, 2028 (1971). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1971-08-09 | NPL-1971-L-87488

    Provides legal provisions for the management of education institutions and education in general in Nepal.

  22. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Infectious Disease Act, 2020 (1964). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1964-02-28 | NPL-1964-L-87493

  23. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Prisons Act, 2019 (1963). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1963-02-04 | NPL-1963-L-87499

  24. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Employee Provident Fund Act, 2019 (1962). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1962-07-25 | NPL-1962-L-87489

    Chapter 1. Preliminary
    Chapter 2. Establishment, formation and provision
    Chapter 3. Acts and Activities
    Chapter 4. Accounts and examination thereof
    Chapter 5. Miscellaneous

  25. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Begging (Prohibition) Act, 1962. - English translation

    Adoption: 1962-04-11 | NPL-1962-L-71667

    Prohibits guardians of children from letting them beg and the giving of money to beggers. Violations are punishable by a fine or three months imprisonment or both.

  26. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Statistics Act, 2015 (1958). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1958-11-25 | NPL-1958-L-87507

    provides for the procedures for conducting statistics and handling of information gathered during statistical surveys.

    Repeals the Census Act, 2013 (1956).

  27. Nepal - - Law, Act

    Essential Services Operation Act, 2014 (1957). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1957-12-06 | NPL-1957-L-95088

  28. Nepal - - 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

    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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