Legal Development in Nepal

Nepalese Law Resources

Posted in Uncategorized by nepaleselaw on October 3, 2009

Here, I have posted some of the links from where we can access legal materials relating to Nepal. This will be a short post giving you some of the links of websites from where you can access information online. We hope that these links come to very handy to anyone who wants to do some research on Nepalese Law and its status and updates.

The first site that you can go through is Website of Nepal Bar Association. http://www.nepalbar.org/member.html is the link which gives you access to the Nepal Bar Council Website and its membership details. Sadly, the membership information page looks like it has been created for the sake of it.

http://www.nepalbar.org/enroll.html is a page in Nepal bar Council where it gives the information on Requirements to enroll as a lawyer. http://www.nepalbar.org/foreign.html is a link which gives you information whether foreign lawyers can practice in Nepal. The information says that Practice by foreign attorneys requires the permission of the Supreme Court of Nepal. For foreigner attorneys no permanent permission could be granted. They could be authorized to argue on case to case basis. I think that after Service sector is fully liberalised in Nepal, Nepal Bar Council removes this restriction.

http://www.nepalbar.org/nepalbar.html is another page which gives introduction about Nepal Bar Council. This page tells you what is Nepal Bar Council, What is does, when it got established etc etc.

You can also access Nepal Bar Council Page in Nepali from http://www.nepalbar.org/councilhome1.html. These are all the pages that are related to Nepal Bar Council. Finally, if you are appearing for Examination to enroll yourself in Nepalese Bar, You can access this page http://www.nepalbar.org/barexam.html . I am not sure whether this page is updated and the course content is a latest one. I have no access to confirm it. But, you can take email id of Nepal Bar Council and mail to them from their page.

After going through Nepal Bar Council Webpage, I find that the website looks in a very nascent stage. The pages can be made more informative and can be updated more frequently. I feel that the pages can be couched with more information to make it more useful for lawyers, students and legal researchers.

Now, great Nepalese Legal site is website of Law Commission of Nepal. You can access the Law Commission of Nepal website from http://www.lawcommission.gov.np/ . It has very great resources uploaded here. And contains many information on statues, manual to frame laws etc. For example, you can visit http://www.lawcommission.gov.np/index.php?option=com_rubberdoc&view=category&id=6%3Astatutes-acts-english-translation&Itemid=6&lang=en where you can see statutes and other important documents that have been included in the website of Law Commission Of Nepal. You can click the various links on that website of Law Commission of Nepal and You can find many more information on the Nepalese Law. The Website of Law Commission of Nepal seems to be slowly developing and I am sure in the future, it will be a great place to search information on Nepalese Law.

You can click below mentioned links as well to find more about Nepalese Law and do not forget to explore the BlogRoll maintained by me on this webpage’s right hand side. Some of the links worth visiting:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepal_Law_Commission

http://www.lawcommission.gov.np/index.php?option=com_rubberdoc&view=category&id=6%3Astatutes-acts-english-translation&Itemid=6&lang=en

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  1. Mabel Alipio said, on February 14, 2010 at 5:21 pm

    I really enjoy the information on this blog. I came across it while searching on Google

  2. prh said, on August 23, 2011 at 9:49 am

    hi, would like to place the newspaper articles (with the proper mention of the source )from different newspapers in my blog for discussion. will this be violation of any law


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