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Chapter-1 Preliminary

1. Short title, extension and commencement: (1) This Act may be called as the “Nepali Language Publication Corporation Act, 2021 (1964).”

(2) This Act shall extend throughout ………..3 Nepal.

(3) This Section of this Act shall come into force immediately, and the Other Section shall come into force on such date as may be appointed by the Government of Nepal, by publishing a Notification in the Nepal Gazette. 

2. Definitions: Unless the subject or the context otherwise requires, in this Act:

(a) “Corporation” means the Nepali Language Publication Corporation established under this Act.

(b) “Board” means the board of directors of the Corporation.

(c) “Managing director” means the then managing director of the Corporation, and this term also includes a person acting for him or her.

(d) “Books” means governmental, non-governmental publications, books, booklets, posters, charts, calendars, course and reading materials useful for schools, colleges.

(e) “Shareholder” means a shareholder who subscribes a share allotted in accordance with the Rules framed under this Act.

(f) “Foreign agency” means any foreign government or agency of a foreign government or any international organization or foreign association/institution.

(g) “Director” means the then director of the Corporation.

(h) “Prescribed” or “as prescribed” means prescribed or as prescribed in the Rules or Bye-laws framed under this Act.


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