Friday, August 17, 2018 will mark a new era in Nepal’s legal history. This day, the country has made a sharp departure from the old Muluki Ain, based mainly on Muluki Ain Jung Bahadur Rana introduced in 1853 with amendments on it in the later date.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called the Nepali government to amend several articles in the new criminal code because they limit the freedom to provide news and information in the public interest.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: A new set of laws to replace the one-and-a-half centuries old Muluki Ain (Civil Code) that introduces sweeping reforms in the traditional legal practices and legal provisions to deal with modern technology-based crimes has come into effect from Friday.