Category > Prevailing Law > Statues / Acts

1. Nepali Language Publication Corporation Act, 2021 (1964)

2. Nepal Ship (Registration and Logbook) Act, 2027 (1971)

3. Nepal Special Service Act, 2042 (1985)

4. Non-resident Nepali Act, 2064

5. Passports Act, 2024 (1967)

6.Political Parties Act, 2058 (2002)

7. Work Operation Fund Act, 2043 (1986)

8. Water Tax Act, 2023 (1966)

9. Nepal Treaty Act, 2047 (1990)

10. Supreme Court Act, 2048 (1991)

11. Regional Development Plans (Implementation) Act,2013 (1956)

12. State Courts Abolition Act, 2017 (1960)

13. Rajya Rajauta (Petty States and Rulers) Act, 2017 (1961)

14.Periodic Tax Recovery Act, 2012 (1955)

15. The University Grants Commission Act, 2050 (1993 A.D.)

16. THE STAMP DUTY ACT, 2019 (1963)

17. The Pesticides Act, 2048 (1991)

18. Radio Act, 2014 (1957)

19. National Policy for Drug Control, 2063 ( 2006)

20.Act Restricting Investment Abroad, 2021(1964)

21.Act to Provide for Enhancement of the Circulation of Nepalese Currency, 2014(1957)

22.The Administrative Procedures (Regulation) Act, 2013 (1956)

23.Animal Health and Livestock Services Act, 2055 (1999)

24.Animal Slaughterhouse and Meat Inspection Act, 2055(1999)

25.Anti Defection Act, 2054 (1997)

26.Contingency Fund Act, 2016 (1959)

27.Drugs Act, 2035, (1978)

28.Nepal Tourism Board Act, 2053

29.Crime against State and Punishment Act, 2046 (1989)

30.Public Security Act, 2046 (1989)

31.Associations Registration Act, 2034 (1977)

32.AUDIT ACT, 2048 (1991)

33.banking-offence-and-punishment-act-2064-2008

34.Begging (Prohibition) Act, 2018 (1962)

35.Child Labor (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 2056 (2000)

36.Commissions of Inquiry Act, 2026 (1969)

37.Infectious Disease Act, 2020(1964)

38.Immovable Property Requisition Act, 2013 (1956)

39.Human Trafficking and Transportation (Control) Act, 2064

40.Gambling Act, 2020 (1963)

41.The Copyright Act, 2059 (2002)

42.Development Board Act, 2013 (1956)

43.Domestic Postal Goods (Insurance) Act, 2019 (1962)

44.Election (Offences and Punishment) Act, 2063 (2007)

45.Foreign Investment Tax Act, 2019 (1963)

46.Judicial Fund Act, 2043 (1986)

47.NEPAL CITIZENSHIP ACT 2063 (2006)

48.Essential Services Operation Act, 2014 (1957)

49.Export and Import (Control) Act, 2013 (1957)

50.Essential Goods Protection Act, 2012 (1955)

51.Extradition Act, 2045 (1988)

52.Legal Aid Act, 2054 (1997)

53.The Constituent Assembly Court Act, 2064 (2007)

54.National Woman Commission Act, 2063 (2006)

55.Nepal Agency Act 2014

56.Judicial Service Commission Act, 2048 (1991)

57.INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS ACT, 2054 (1998)

58.NATIONAL JUDICIAL ACADEMY ACT, 2063 (2006)

59.Mother’s Milk Substitutes (Control of Sale and Distribution) Act, 2049 (1992)

60.Compensation Relating to Torture Act, 2053 (1996)

61.Multimodal Transportation of Goods Act, 2063(2006).

62.National Trust for Nature Conservation Act, 2039 (1982)

63.ELECTRICITY ACT, 2049 (1992)

64.Interpretation of Laws Act, 2010(1954)

65.Lottery Act, 2025 (1968)

66.Nepal Electricity Authority Act, 2041 (1984)

67.Constitutional Council (Functions, Duties, Powers and Procedures) Act, 2066 (2010)

68.Natural Calamity (Relief) Act. 2039 B.S. (1982)

69.Marriage Registration Act, 2028 (1971)

70.Feed Act, 2033 (1976)

71.Jhora Area Land Act, 2028 (1971)

72.National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act, 2029 (1973)

73.National Guidance Act, 2018 (1961)

74.Loan and Guarantee Act, 2025(1968)

75.Narcotic Drugs (Control) Act, 2033 (1976)

76.Motor Vehicle Tax Act, 2031 (1974)

77.Libel and Slander Act, 2016 (1959)

78.Nepal Health Research Council Act, 2047 (1991)

79.Competition Promotion and Market Protection Act, 2063 (2007)

80.Evidence Act, 2031

81.Money Laundering Prevention Act, 2063 (2008)

82.Civil Rights Act, 2012 (1955)

83.Motion Picture (Production, Exhibition and Distribution) Act, 2026 (1969)

84.Arbitration Act, 2055 (1999)

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

86.Donations Act, 2030 (1973)

87.National Cooperatives Development Board Act, 2049 (1992)

88.Insurance Act, 2049 (1992)

89.Election Commission Act, 2063 (2007

90.Aquatic Animal Protection Act, 2017(1960)

91.National Dairy Development Board Act, 2048(1992)

92.Explosives Act, 2018 (1961)

93.Essential Commodities Control (Authorization) Act, 2017 (1961)

94.Impeachment (Regulation of Procedure) Act, 2059 (2002)

95.Birth, Death and Other Personal Events (Registration) Act, 2033 (1976)

96.THE INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES ACT, 2049 (1992)

97.THE FOREIGN INVESTMENT AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER ACT, 2049 (1992)

98.House and Land Tax Act, 2019 (1962)

99.Children’s Act, 2048 (1992)

100.Abrogation of Some Criminal Cases and Remission of Punishment Act, 2020 (1963)

101.THE INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES ACT, 2049 (1992)

102.Nepal Standards (Certification Mark) Act, 2037 (1980)

103.National Tea and Coffee Development Board Act, 2049 (1993)

104.Bonded Labour ( Prohibition )Act, 2058 (2002)

105.Diplomatic Privilege and Immunities of the Foreign States and Representatives Act, 2027 (1970)

106.The National Broadcasting Act, 1993

107.Industrial Enterprises Development Institute Act, 2053 (1996)

108.Government Cases Act, 2049 (1992)

109.Lumbini Development Trust Act, 2042 (1985)

110.Act Prohibiting the Charging and Taking of Amount (Bhatti Charsa etc.) by Birta-holder on Birta , 2015 (1958)

111.Act Relating to Institutions Acting as Financial Intermediary, 2055 (1999)

112.Act Relating to Land of Jhora Area, 2028 (1971)

113.Act Relating to Legislature-Parliament, 2064 (2007)

114.Nepal Agricultural Research Council Act, 2048(1992)

115.Agriculture and Forestry University Act, 2067 (2010)

116.Nepal Water Supply Corporation Act, 2046 (1989)

117.Nepal Trust Act, 2064 (2008)

118.Nepal Pharmacy Council Act, 2057 (2000)

119.Nepal Nursing Council Act, 2052 (1996)

120.Nepal Rastra Bank Act, 2058 (2002)

121.Nepal Medical Council Act, 2020 (1964)

122.Nepal Health Professional Council Act, 2053

123.Nepal Bar Council Act, 2050 (1993)

124.Nepal Civil Aviation Authority Act, 2053 (1996)

125.Nepal Law Commission Act, 2063 (2007 )

126.Nepal Airlines Corporation Act, 2019 (1963)

127.National Human Rights Commission Act, 2068 (2012)

128.National Insurance Corporation Act, 2025 (1968)

129.Nepal Administrative Staff College Act, 2020 (1982)

130.National News Agency Act, 2019 (1962)

131.National Foundation for Upliftment of Aadibasi/Janjati Act, 2058 (2002)

132.National Academy of Medical Sciences Act, 2064 (2006)

133.Nepal Music and Dance Academy Act, 2064 (2007)

134.Mines & Minerals Act, 2042 (1985)

135.Mediation Act, 2068 (2011)

136.higher-secondary-education-act-2046-1989

137.archives-preservation-act-2046-1989

138.international-finance-corporations-membership-acquisition-act-2022-1965

139.corporations-act-2021-1964

140.electoral-rolls-act-2063-2006

141.black-marketing-and-some-other-social-offenses-and-punishment-act-2032-1975

142.caste-based-discrimination-and-untouchability-offence-and-punishment-act-2068-2011

143.forest-act-2049-1993

144.construction-business-act-2055-1999

145.Bretton Woods Agreement Act, 2018 (1961)

146.Far-western University Act, 2067 (2010)

147.Negotiable Instruments Act, 2034 (1977)

148.Mid-western University Act, 2067 (2010)

149.Gorkhapatra Corporation Act, 2019 (1963)

150.Hotel Management and Sale and Distribution of Liquors (Control) Act, 2023 (1966)

151.The B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Act, 2049 (1993)

152.The Greater Janakpur Area Development Council Act, 2055 (1998)

153.Iodized Salt (Production, Sale and Distribution) Act, 2055(1998)

154.Amount and Governmental Contract Arrangement Act, 2020(1963)

155.Insolvency Act, 2063 (2006)

156.Land Acquisition Act, 2034 (1977)

157.Kathmandu University Act, 2048 (1991)

158.International Development Association’s Membership Acquisition Act, 2019 (1962)

159.Land Revenue Act, 2034 (1978)

160.Martyr Gangalal National Heart Disease Centre Act, 2057 (2000)

161.Lumbini Bouddha University Act, 2067 (2006)

162.Land (Survey and Measurement) Act, 2019 (1963)

163.Local Administration Act, 2028 (1971)

164.Local Bodies (Election Procedure) Act, 2048 (1992)

165.Local Development Training Academy Act, 2049 (1993)

166.Labour Act,2048 (1992)

167.International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Act, 2040 (1983)

168.Industrial Trainee Training Act, 2039 (1982)

169.The Human Body Organ Transplantation (Regulation and Prohibition) Act, 2055 (1998)

170.The Guthi Corporation Act, 2033 (1976)

171.Ancient Monument Preservation Act, 2013 (1956)

172.The Electronic Transactions Act, 2063 (2008)

173.Armed Police Force Act, 2058 (2001)

174.Arms and Ammunition Act, 2019 (1962)

175.Ayurveda Medical Council Act, 2045 (1988)

176.Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 2063 (2006

177.The B.P. Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital Act, 2053(1997)

178.Birta Abolition Act, 2016 (1959)

179.The Building Act, 2055

180.Nepal Chartered Accountants Act, 2053 (1997)

181.Citizen Investment Trust Act, 2047 (1991)

182.Civil Aviation Act, 2015 (1959)

183.Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority Act, 2048 (1991)

184.Communication Corporation Act, 2028 (1972)

185.Compensation Act, 2019 (1963)

186.The Lands Act, 2021(1964)

187.Construction Business Act, 2055 (1999)

188.CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 2054 (1998 )

189.Cooperatives Act, 2048(1992)

190.Corporations Act, 2021 (1964)

191.Nepal Court Fees Act, 2017 (1960)

192.Customs Act, 2064 (2007)

193.CONTRACT ACT 2056 (2000)

194.Decorations Act, 2064 (2007)

195.Election to the Members of the Constituent Assembly Act, 2064 (2007)

196.Education Act, 2028 (1971)

197.Electricity Theft Control Act, 2058 (2002)

198.Excise Duty Act, 2058 (2002)

199.Financial Procedures Act, 2055 (1999)

200.Nepal Fine Arts Academy Act, 2064 (2007)

201. PRIVATIZATION ACT, 2050 (1994)

202.WATER RESOURES ACT, 2049 (1992)

203.Private Forests Nationalization Act, 2013 (1957)

204. The Social Welfare Act, 2049 (1992)

205. Notary Public Act, 2063

206. Right to Information Act, 2064 (2007 )

207. Trade Union Act, 2049 (1992)

208. Solid Waste (Management and Resource Mobilization) Act, 2044 (1987)

209. Some Public (Crime and Punishment) Act, 2027 (1970)

210. Tax Settlement Commission Act, 2033 (1976)

211.TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT, 2053 (1997)

212. Statistics Act, 2015 (1958)

213.Working Journalists Act, 2051(1993)

214.Wealth Tax Act, 2047 (1990)

215.Water Tariff Fixation Commission Act, 2063 (2006)

216.Water Supply Management Board Act, 2063 (2006)

217.Nepal Veterinary Council Act, 2055 (1999)

218.Ukhada Act, 2021 (1964)

219.Tribhuvan University Act, 2049(1992)

220.Town Development Fund Act, 2053 (1997)

221.Town Development Act, 2045 (1998)

222.Road Board Act, 2058 (2002)

223.Postal Act, 2019 (1963)

224.Partnership Act, 2020 (1964

225.Police Act, 2012 (1955)

226.The Patent, Design and Trade Mark Act, 2022 (1965)

227.Special Court Act, 2059 (2002)

228.[THE] KATHMANDU VALLEY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ACT, 2045 B.S. (1988)

229.Technical Education and Vocational Training Council Act, 2045 (1988)

230.Summary Procedures Act, 2028 (1972)

231.Standard Measurement and Weight Act, 2025 (1968)

232.Sports Development Act, 2048 (1992)

233.Some Public Documents Authentication (Procedures) Act, 2063 (2006)

234.Solid Waste Management Act, 2068 (2011)

235.Soil and Watershed Conservation Act, 2039(1982)

236.Social Practices (Reform) Act, 2033 (1976)

237.Ship Registration Act, 2027 (1971)

238.Senior Citizens Act, 2063 (2006)

239.Seeds Act, 2045 (1988)

240.Tourism Act, 2035 (1978)

241.Tobacco Products (Control and Regulatory) Act, 2068 (2011)

242.[THE] OWNERSHIP OF JOINT HOUSING ACT, 2054 B.S. (1997)

243.Security of the Health Workers and Health Organizations Act, 2066 (2010)

244.SECURED TRANSACTION ACT, 2063 (2006)

245.Scholarships Act, 2021 (1964)

246.Revenue Tribunal Act, 2031 (1974)

247.Retirement Fund Act, 2042 (1985)

248.SECURITIES ACT, 2063 (2007)

249.Press Council Act 2048 (1992) 

250.patan-academy-of-health-sciences-act-2064-2008

251.The Prevention of Corruption Act, 2059 (2002 A.D)

252.Purwanchal University Act, 2050 (1994)

253.Public Service Commission Act, 2066 (2010)

254.Public Roads Act, 2031 (1974)

255.The Public Procurement Act, 2063 (2007)

256.Public Debt Act, 2059 (2002)

257.Protection and Welfare of the Disabled Persons Act, 2039 (1982)

258.Prisons Act, 2019 (1963)

259.Remuneration, Facilities and Conditions of Service of Judges of Court of Appeal and District Court Act, 2048 (1992)

260.Remuneration, Conditions of Service and Facilities of the Justices of the Supreme Court Act, 2026 (1969)

261.Remuneration, Conditions of Service and Facilities of the Authorities of the Constitutional Bodies Act, 2053 (1997)

262.Railways Act, 2020 (1963)

263.Remuneration and Facilities of Authorities and Members of Parliament Act, 2052 (1996)

264.Remuneration, Conditions of Service and Facilities of Secretary General and Secretary of Legislature- Parliament, 2055 (1998)

265.Press and Publication Act, 2048 (1991)

266.Poverty Alleviation Fund Act, 2063 (2006)

267.Pokhara University Act, 2053 (1996)

268.Plant Protection Act, 2064 (2007)

269.Nepal Petroleum Act, 2040 (1983)

270.Pasture Land Nationalization Act, 2031 (1974)

271.Mutual Legal Assistance Act, 2070 (2014)

272.Judicial Council Act, 2073 (2016)

273.Employee Provident Fund Act, 2019 (1962)

274.An Act to Regulate and Control International Trade in Endangered Wild Fauna and Flora

275.Administration of Justice Act, 2073 (2016)

276. Pashupati Area Development Trust Act, 2044 (1987)

277. Karnali Academy of Health Sciences Act, 2068 (2011)

278.Nepal Health Service Act, 2053 (1997)

279.Army Act, 2063 (2006 )

280.Civil Service Act, 2049 (1993)

281.Motor Vehicles and Transport Management Act, 2049 (1993)

282.Value Added Tax Act, 2052 (1996)

283.Income Tax Act, 2058 (2002)

284 The Muluki Ain (General Code)