Chapter – 1 Preliminary

Chapter – 1

Preliminary

1. Short Title & Commencement:

(1) These Rules may be called”Conservation Area Management Rules, 2053 (1996)”.
(2) These Rules shall come into force immediately.

2. Definition:

Unless the subject or context otherwise requires in these Rules,
(a) “Act” means the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act, 2029 (1973).
(b) “Department” means the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Department of Government of Nepal.
(c) “Conservation Area” means the conservation area declared by the Government of Nepal pursuant to the Section 3 of the Act.
(d) “Institution” means the institution entrusted by the Government of Nepal pursuant to Section 16b. of the Act for the management of any Conservation Area.
(e) “Head Office” means the head office of the Conservation Area established pursuant to the Rule 4.
(f) “Chief” means the chief of the Head Office appointed pursuant to Sub-rule (2) of the Rule 4.
(g) “Office” means the Area Conservation Office established pursuant to the Rule 6.
(h) “Conservation Officer” means the chief of the Office appointed pursuant to Sub-rule (2) of the Rule 6.
(i) “Committee” means the Conservation Area Management Committee constituted pursuant to the Rule 8.
(j) “Management Work Plan” means the management work plan approved pursuant to the Rule 15.