3 a. Buffer zone may be declared :

3 a. Buffer zone may be declared :

3 a. Buffer zone may be declared :

(1) Government of Nepal may declare any peripheral area of a national park or reserve as a buffer zone by publishing notification in the Nepal Gazette and indicating the boundaries thereof.
(2) Government of Nepal may, abandon or transfer the ownership, or alter the boundaries of the buffer zone prescribed under the Sub-Section (1) by publishing notification in the Nepal Gazette.