3. Permit to be taken for the Mountaineering Expedition: (1) The
mountaineering expedition team desire to take permit for the
mountaineering expedition, shall submit an application to the Ministry in
the format as prescribed in Schedule-1.
(2) Upon receiving an application pursuant to Sub-rule (1), the
Ministry may provide permit to the applicant after making necessary
inquiry and, if it seems appropriate to provide permit, in the format as
prescribed in Schedule- 2 after taking the royalty pursuant to Rule 4.
Provided that, permit shall not be provided to the person who is
below the age of Sixteen years.
(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in Sub-rule (2), the
preliminary mountaineering expedition permit may be provided to the
applicant in a format as prescribed in Schedule-3, if any mountaineering
expedition team pays a Five percent royalty amount for the Sagarmatha
(Mount Everest) mountain and ten percent royalty amount for other
mountains and if it seems appropriate to provide such permit.
(4) The Ministry shall provide permit as per Sub-rule (2) to the
mountaineering expedition team having the preliminary mountaineering
expedition permit pursuant to Sub-rule (3) after paying the rest of royalty
amount pursuant to Rule 4.
Provided that, the Ministry shall provide permit to the applicant if
the mountaineering expedition team having the preliminary
mountaineering expedition permit except to those mountains having the
height of less than 7000 meter and the mountain pursuant to Clause (a)
and (b) of Sub-rule (1) of Rule 32, desiring for any
alteration or change
in it’s mountaineering expedition team, after Ten days of application.
(5) The mountaineering expedition team, having the permit
pursuant to Sub-rule (2) and (4), shall take briefing of the Ministry
relating to the mountaineering expedition before departure for the
∇ Amended by First Amendment.