Stories Tagged 'Civil code'
Let us congratulate our government for introducing the new civil and criminal code to replace the laws from when Jung Bahadur was still around. It’s funny that Jung Bahadur still stares at Singha Durbar while our so-called republican lads want to do away with anything related to the House of Shah. The only institution that still wants to give respect to the House of Shah is our Nepal Army. Prithivi Narayan Shah still gets respect by our Generals. But of course, somebody must have forgotten to remind them that in New Nepal, our President is the commander in chief. But it’s a good thing that at least some of us don’t want to forget our past. And our politicians need to understand that as well.
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Some of the provisions outlined in the government’s new Criminal Code threaten free press. However, many provisions in both the Criminal and Civil Code may come as welcome news for Nepalis.
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Nepal Media Society (NMS) said that its serious attention has been drawn to the Criminal Code that will come into effect from Friday (August 17) and urged the government to immediately correct it.
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