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13. Function and Duty of the Postal Agent

13. Function and Duty of the Postal Agent:

The function and duty of
the postal agent shall be as follows:
(a) To register the governmental letters (official documents) registry
items and domestic parcels.
Provided that, prior approval of the 7Regional Postal
Director should have been obtained for making arrangement of
registration of domestic parcels.
(b) To make delivery of the postal items.
(c) To maintain the attendance record of the staff working in the
additional post office.
(d) To receive and dispatch the mail between the additional post
office and the concerned Government post office no less than
Twice a week.

Part-29 Provisions Relating to Political Parties

Provisions Relating to Political Parties

269. Formation, registration and operation of political parties:

(1) Persons who are committed to common political ideology, philosophy and program may, subject to
laws made under sub-clause (c) of clause (2) of Article 17, form and operate
political parties, and generate, or cause to be generated, publicity in order to secure
support and cooperation from the general public for their ideology, philosophy and
program or carry out other necessary activity for this purpose.

(2) A political party formed in accordance with clause (1) must register
the party with the Election Commission upon fulfilment of the procedures
established by law.

(3) A petition to be made for the purpose of registration of a party in
accordance with clause (2) must be accompanied by the constitution and manifesto
of the concerned political party and such other documents as required by the
Federal law.

(4) For a petition to be made for the registration of a party in accordance
with clause (2), the political party must fulfil the following conditions:

(a) its constitution and rules must be democratic,

(b) its constitution must provide for election of each of the officebearers
of the party at the Federal and State levels at least once in
every five years;provided that nothing shall bar the making of provision by the
constitution of a political party to hold such election within six
months in the event of failure to hold election of its office-bearers
within five years because of a special circumstance.

(c) there must be a provision of such inclusive representation inits
executive committees at various levels as may be reflecting the
diversity of Nepal.

(5) If the name, objective, insignia or flag of a political party is of such a
nature as to jeopardize the religious and communal unity of the country or to
fragment the country, that party shall not be registered.

270. Prohibition on imposition of restrictions on political parties:

(1) Any law,
arrangement or decision so made as to impose any restriction on the formation and
operation of a political party and on the generation of publicity in order to secure
support and cooperation from the general public for the ideology, philosophy and
program of the party in accordance with Article 269 shall be deemed to be
inconsistent with this Constitution and shall, ipso facto, be void.

(2) Any law, arrangement or decision so made as to allow for
participation or involvement of only a single political party or persons having
similar political ideology, philosophy or program in the elections or in the political
system of, or in the conduct of governance of, the country shall be deemed to be
inconsistent with this Constitution and shall, ipso facto, be void.

271. Registration required for securing recognition for the purpose of contesting
elections as political party:

(1) Every political party that is registered in
accordance with Article 269 and intends to secure recognition from the Election
Commission for the purposes of elections must be registered with the Election
Commission in fulfilment of the procedures set forth in the Federal law.

(2) The political party must submit a yearly audit report in addition to
the matters set forth in clause (3) of Article 269 along with an application to be
made for the purpose of clause (1) and also fulfil the terms set forth in clause (4) of
that Article.

272. Other provisions relating to political parties: Provisions relating to the
formation, registration, operation and facilities of political parties and other matters
pertaining thereto shall be as provided for in the Federal law.

Schedule-7 List of Concurrent Powers of Federation and State

(Relating to clause (3) of Articles 57, Article 109, clause (4) of
Article 162, and Article 197)
List of Concurrent Powers of Federation and State

1.Civil and criminal procedure, evidence and oaths (legal recognition, public acts and records, and judicial proceedings)
2.Supply, distribution, price control, quality and monitoring of essential goods and services
3.Preventive  detention  for  reasons  connected  with  the  security  of  the country, prison and detention management, and maintenance of peace  and order
4.Transfer of accused persons, detainees and prisoners from one State to
another State
5.Laws relating to family affairs (marriage, transfer of property, divorce,
persons on the verge of extinction, orphan, adoption, succession and
joint family)
6.Acquisition, requisitioning of property and creation of right in property
7.Contracts, cooperatives, partnership and agency related matters
8.Matters relating to bankruptcy and insolvency
9.Drugs and pesticides
10.Planning, family planning and population management
11.Social security and employment, trade unions, settlement of industrial
disputes, labour rights and disputes related matters
12.Legal   profession,   auditing,   engineering,   medicines,   Ayurvedic
medicines, veterinary, Amchi and other professions
13.State  boundary  river,  waterways,  environment  protection,  biological
14.Matters related to means of communication
15.Industries and mines and physical infrastructures
16.Casino, lottery
17.Early preparedness for, rescue, relief and rehabilitation from, natural
and man made calamities
18.Tourism, water supply and sanitation
19.Motion pictures, cinema halls and sports
20.Insurance business operation and management
21.Poverty alleviation and industrialization
22.Scientific  research,  science  and  technology  and  human  resources
23.Utilization of forests, mountains, forest conservation areas and waters
stretching in inter-State form
24.Land policies and laws relating thereto
25.Employment and unemployment aid



Schedule-8 List of Local Level Power

(Relating to clause (4) of Article 57, clause (2) of Article 214, clause (2) of Article 221 and clause (1) of Article 226)

List of Local Level Power

1.Town police
2.Cooperative institutions
3.Operation of F.M.
4.Local  taxes  (wealth  tax,  house  rent  tax,  land  and  building registration fee, motor vehicle tax), service charge, fee, tourism fee, advertisement tax, business tax, land tax (land revenue), penalty, entertainment tax, land revenue collection
5.Management of the Local services
6.Collection of local statistics and records
7.Local level development plans and projects
8.Basic and secondary education
9.Basic health and sanitation
10.Local   market   management,environment   protection   and   bio-diversity
11.Local roads, rural roads, agro-roads, irrigation
12.Management of Village Assembly, Municipal Assembly, District Assembly, local courts, mediation and arbitration
Assembly, local courts, mediation and arbitration
13.Local records management
14.Distribution of house and land ownership certificates
15.Agriculture  and  animal  husbandry,  agro-products  management, animal health, cooperatives
animal health, cooperatives
16.Management of senior citizens, persons with disabilities and the
17.Collection of statistics of the unemployed
18.Management, operation and control of agricultural extension
19.Water supply, small hydropower projects, alternative energy
20.Disaster management
21.Protection of watersheds, wildlife, mines and minerals
22.Protection and development of languages, cultures and fine arts




Legal Dissemination Program on civil and criminal code

The legal dissemination program of civil and criminal code related with public concern has been discussed with representative of local bodies of Bara district respectively Kholhabi municipality, Nijgad municipality and Jitpur Simara Sub-Metropolitan city on 2075/3/13.

Under-Secretary of Nepal Law Commission Mr Rajendra Thapa presented this program and addressed the queries put forward by the said representatives.
Respective local representatives as well as staffs participated in the program.