Legal News

  • Notice of the Ministry of Information and Communications
      Published in the Nepal Gazette Vol. 64, Issue 28, Part 5 dated 2071/08/22 (December 8, 2014) This notice has been issued as per Rule 22 of the National Publication Regulations, 1995.   Schedule 5(b) (6) has been replaced by the following: “(6): To broadcast in television through the means…
  • Working Policy for Registration and Leasing of Government Land 2071 (2014)
       [Published in the Nepal Gazette Vol. 64, Issue 30, Part 3 dated 2071/09/07 (December 22, 2014)] Enacted by the Ministry of Land Reform and Management (MOLRM) under the powers granted by Section 24(1) of the Land Revenue (Malpot) Act 1978, the Working Policy provides for registration and leasing or…
  • Notice of the Ministry of Information and Communication on Clean Feed Policy
      This notice dated July 13, 2017 has been issued by the Ministry of Information and Communications (“MOIC”), Government of Nepal in Gorkhapatra Daily, regarding the enforcement of the Clean Feed Policy, 2016 and the non-renewal of down-link licenses of foreign channels in Nepal which have not changed their signals…
  • Update on Notice of the Ministry of Information and Communication on Clean Feed Policy
      The MOIC released a notice on its website at 9:40 PM on July 14, 2017 stating that the decision of the MOIC not to issue/renew licenses to foreign signal distributors who have not complied with the Clean Feed Policy, 2016 by July 15, 2017 has been kept on hold…
  • Ban on Transaction of Bitcoin in Nepal
      [Notice Published in Nepal Rastra Bank's website, dated 2074/04/29 (August 13, 2017)] The central bank of Nepal, Nepal Rastra Bank (“NRB”) published a notice pursuant to Nepal Rastra Bank Act 2001 (“NRB Act”) and Foreign Exchange (Regulation) Act 1962 (“FERA”) prohibiting the usage of Bitcoin in Nepal. NRB has…
  • Prohibition on Communication Through Viber Out in Nepal
      [Notice Published by Nepal Telecommunications Authority on 2074/06/09 (September 25, 2017)] On September 25, 2017, the Nepal Telecommunications Authority ("NTA"), the regulatory agency in communications sector, published a notice ("Notice") prohibiting communication through Viber Out within Nepal in mobile networks and landline telephones of Nepalese telecommunication service providers. The…