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Case filed on contempt of court in Supreme Court

Supreme Court of Nepal
Supreme Court of Nepal (file photo)

Kathmandu, Dec 21: A case of contempt of court has been filed at the Supreme Court against the government for not following the order of the apex court to formulate a law related to climate change.

The case was filed by Advocate Padma Bahadur Shrestha, citing that the government has failed to formulate a law as per the order of the Supreme Court dated 25 December 2018.

A hearing on the case filed today has been scheduled for December 26.

The apex court had directed the government to formulate a separate law for mitigation and adaptation of climate change and address the impact created by it.

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