Domestic Violence (Offence and Punishment) Act, 2066 (2009)

Domestic Violence (Offence and Punishment) Act, 2066 (2009)

Date of Authentication and Publication
2066.1.14 (April 27, 2009)
Act No. 1 of the year 2066 (2009)
An Act relating to control the Domestic Violence
Preamble: Whereas, it is expedient to make provision to respect the right of every person to live in a secure and dignified life, to prevent and control violence
occurring within the family and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto making such violence punishable, and for providing protection to the
victims of violence;
Now, therefore, be it enacted by the Constituent Assembly pursuant to Sub- article (1) of Article 81 of the Interim Constitution of Nepal, 2063 (2007)