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Nothing but contempt
Nepali Times

Nothing but contempt

The Contempt of Court Bill submitted to the legislature parliament earlier this month by the NC-UML ruling coalition has come under fire from lawyers and journalists. Minister of Law and Justice, Narhari Acharya, who is the chief architect of the ... Nepali Times, 1 week ago
Fair trial for free expression Kathmandu Post, 2 weeks ago
Contempt of court bill faces lawmakers snub Kathmandu Post, 1 month ago

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Kathmandu Post

Govt urged to amend Contempt of Court Bill

KATHMANDU: Stating that the proposed Contempt of Court Bill, 2014, intends to curtail the freedom of speech and expression, some legal experts and journalists today urged the government to amend it before it is promulgated. “There are some serious flaws ...
 Himalayan times3 days ago Minister Acharya agrees to amend provisions  Kathmandu Post1 week ago Bill can be amended: Ministers  Kathmandu Post4 weeks ago Arrests over Facebook posts cause alarm in Nepal  The Hindu4 weeks ago
Kathmandu Post

Supreme Court rejects writ appeal against contempt bill

KATHMANDU, JUN 27 - The Supreme Court administrations on Friday refused to register a writ petition, challenging the proposed Bill on contempt of court registered by the government in the Parliament. According to the apex court's Assistant ...
 Kathmandu Post3 weeks ago Suddenly more americanized supreme court has long way ahead to do more  Jewish World Review3 weeks ago Enzi welcomed Supreme Court strikedown of Obama labor board appointments  U.S. Senator Michael Enzi4 weeks ago ERROR of the D.C.Court  Daily Kos1 month ago
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Kathmandu Post

Hari Krishna Karki

JUN 29 - On June 9, Law Minister Narahari Acharya introduced a new contempt of court bill to the Parliament-Legislature. Since then, the Federation of Nepali Journalists and the Nepal Bar Association have both condemned the bill on the grounds ...
 Kathmandu Post3 weeks ago Justices retreat  Nepali Times2 weeks ago Law Minister clarifies bills on contempt of court  Himalayan times4 weeks ago Law Commission Proposes an End to Judge-Made Contempt Law  Scoop2 months ago

NHRC for broad discussion on contempt of court Bill

KATHMANDU: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Sunday urged the government to hold comprehensive discussions on the Bill on Contempt of Court tabled at the Parliament before endorsing it. Lawyers' and journalists' organisations have been ...Read ...
 Himalayan times3 weeks ago NHRC for broader discussion on Contempt of Court Bill  Himalayan Times3 weeks ago
Himalayan times

UCPN-M will oppose Contempt of Court bill: Dahal

BIRATNAGAR: UCPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that his party would not stay mum over the bill relating to Contempt of Court Act, recently introduced in the Parliament. Speaking to media at Biratnagar Airport on Friday morning, Dahal said the ...
 Himalayan times4 weeks ago Can't get people's rights curtailed  Kathmandu Post3 weeks ago Five-party alliance formed for constitution writing: Dahal  Nepalnews.com4 weeks ago

Plea to withdraw Contempt of Court Bill

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Bar Association today urged Law, Justice and Constituent Assembly Affairs Minister Narahari Acharya to withdraw the controversial Contempt of Court Bill from the Parliament. A team of the lawyers led by NBA President Hari Krishna Karki ...
 Himalayan times3 weeks ago

DPM Gautam lashes out at critics of contempt of court Bill

BIRATNAGAR: Acting Prime Minister Bamdev Gautam, who is also the Home Minister said the bill on contempt of court tabled at the parliament was not going to affect anyone. He added that it would not even impact the journalists. He further argued that it was ...
 Himalayan times4 weeks ago Contempt of court bill can be passed without amendment: DPM Gautam  Nepalnews.com4 weeks ago Gautam wants strong centre in federal set-up  Himalayan Times3 weeks ago

Govt registers bill seeking to empower judges

KATHMANDU: A Bill on Contempt of Court Act has been registered in the Parliament, seeking to make judges more powerful so that they can initiate action on contempt of court charges. An on-duty judge can punish anyone if he feels anyone’s activity is ...
 Himalayan times1 month ago
InPublishing

Attorney General Withdraws Take Down Clauses

The Attorney General yesterday withdrew the take down clauses in the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill. Bob Satchwell Following representations and a meeting with the Society of Editors, Newspaper Society and Media Lawyers Association the Attorney ...
 InPublishing3 weeks ago Law Column: Common sense prevails on contempt?  Hold The Front Page2 weeks ago Attorney General backs down on plan to censor news archives to avoid contempt risk  Press Gazette3 weeks ago Guest post: Dominic Grieve as Attorney General, 2010-2014  Legal Business1 week ago
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