Chapter-1 Preliminary
1 Short title and Commencement:

(1) These Rules may be called as “Legal Aid Rules, 2055 “.
(2) These Rules shall come into force immediately.

2. Definition: Unless the subject or context otherwise requires, in these Rules,-
(a) “Act” means the Legal Aid Act, 2054.
(b) “Committee” means the Central and District Legal Aid Committee pursuant to part (b) and (c) of Section 2 of the Act.
(c) “Member” means member of the Committee and it also refers to chairman and member-secretary of the committee.