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Local and provincial governments have been allowed to draft laws fixing jail terms and fine in civil offences

Authorities must ensure that such laws do not contradict federal laws and they should not be misused, experts say. Local and provincial governments have been allowed to draft laws fixing jail terms and fine in civil offences
The Legislature Management Committee under the National Assembly agreed to authorise the two tiers of government to formulate the laws. Post File Photo
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Binod Ghimire
Published at : January 16, 2020
Updated at : January 16, 2020 09:38
Kathmandu

Binod Ghimire

Binod Ghimire covers parliamentary affairs and human rights for The Kathmandu Post. Since joining the Post in 2010, he has reported primarily on social issues, focusing on education and transitional justice.


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