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Supreme Court Rules Government Ordinance on Truth and Reconciliation Commission to Be Unconstitutional (January 08, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On January 2, 2014, Nepal's Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional an ordinance adopted by the Maoist-led government ...

Topic: Constitution; Human rights; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Court Orders Government to Finish Constitution; Failed Efforts Result in Disbanding of Legislature (May 29, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On May 24, 2012, Nepal's Supreme Court ordered the country's government to finish a draft of ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Law on Discrimination Based on Caste (May 26, 2011) by Constance Johnson

On May 24, 2011, Nepal's legislature passed the Bill on Caste-Based Discrimination and Untouchability, designed to ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Bill on Tobacco Control Adopted by Legislature (May 09, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

The Constituent Assembly of Nepal, the country's legislature, approved the Tobacco Product Control and Regulatory Bill, ...

Topic: Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Bill on Extradition Drafted (September 29, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on September 28, 2010, that Nepal's Ministry of Law and Justice has readied ...

Topic: Extradition
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Report Recommends Investigation of Extrajudicial Killings (September 24, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On September 23, 2010, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) ...

Topic: Police power
Jurisdiction: Nepal; United Nations

Ban Imposed on Commercial Tree Felling, Sales, and Exports (June 02, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on May 26, 2010, that Nepal's Forest Ministry had ordered district forest offices ...

Topic: Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Proposed Amendments to Firearms Law Would Hike Licensing Fees (April 23, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on April 19, 2010, that Nepal's Cabinet has under consideration a proposal to ...

Topic: Firearms and explosives
Jurisdiction: Nepal

International Call for Improvement of Adoption Process (March 02, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

The International Adoption Working Group (IAWG), an ad hoc organization comprising diplomatic mission representatives of countries ...

Topic: Adoption and foster care
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Fast-Track Courts Ordered for Cases Involving Women, Children (February 24, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 23, 2010, Nepal's Supreme Court made public a judgment that mandates the establishment by ...

Topic: Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Legislature Passes Constitutional Amendment (January 29, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On January 28, 2010, Nepal's legislature passed the seventh amendment to the country's interim constitution. The ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Supreme Court Rules Vice President's Oath in Hindi Unconstitutional (July 30, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin

On July 25, 2009, after a year-long trial, the Supreme Court of Nepal ruled that Vice ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Agreement to Increase Bilateral Cooperation in Several Areas (July 30, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin

Nepal and Sri Lanka agreed on July 25, 2009, to undertake increased cooperation in several key ...

Topic: International exchanges
Jurisdiction: Nepal; Sri Lanka

Model Constitution Published, Discussions on New Constitution Underway (June 11, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported that under a model constitution proposed on May 21, 2009, Nepal would have ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Supreme Court Orders Formulation of Law Against Torture (June 05, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on May 23, 2009, that the Supreme Court of Nepal has ordered the ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Non-Resident Status Proposed for Nepalis Abroad (April 30, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nepal has forwarded to the Cabinet the Non-Resident Nepali (NRN) ...

Topic: Immigration and nationality
Jurisdiction: Nepal

International Adoptions Resume with New, Stricter Rules (April 27, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on March 17, 2009, that Nepal's Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare ...

Topic: Adoption and foster care
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Law Adopted to Counter Domestic Violence (April 24, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin

On April 19, 2009, the Parliament of Nepal enacted a law on domestic violence. Under the ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Draft Amendment to Human Organ Transplant Act Broadens Scope of Donors (April 15, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin

The Cabinet of Nepal recently approved a bill to broaden the scope of potential kidney donors. ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Draft Constitutions Presented (April 06, 2009) by Constance Johnson

Several of Nepal's political parties represented in the Constituent Assembly have written concept papers on the ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Nepal

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Last updated: January 08, 2014