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6. Constitution of the Council

6. Constitution of the Council:

(1) Government of Nepal shall constitute a Council and the Council shall consist of the following persons,-
(a) A retired Justice of the Supreme Court or a Senior Advocate or a person designated by Government of
Nepal from among the persons who have rendered special contribution in the field of Newspaper
Chairperson
2 (b) ……………….
3 (c) …………………..
4 (c1) Chairperson, Federation of Nepali Journalists Member
(d) Six persons nominated by Government of Nepal in
consultation with the Journalist Associations at the
rate of two persons each from journalists, editors and
publishers
Member
(e) One person nominated by Government of Nepal from Member among the working journalists
(f) One5 person nominated by Government of Nepal from amongst the persons who have rendered distinguished
service in the various fields including journalism Member
(g) One person nominated by Government of Nepal from  amongst the journalists as recommended by
Associations concerned with literary journalism Member
(h) Director-General, Department of Press Information MemberSecretary

(2) The tenure of office of the Chairperson and the members of the
Council shall be Four years.
(3) If the Chairperson or any member desires to resign from his/her
office before the expiary of his/her tenure, the Chairperson may submit
his/her resignation in writing to the Government of Nepal and a member
may submit his/her resignation in writing to the Chairperson.

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