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HoR endorses Archives Protection (First Amendment) Bill



House of Representatives meeting, 2024.

Kathmandu, June 27: The House of Representatives (HoR) has unanimously passed the Archives Protection (First Amendment) Bill, 2081.

Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Hit Bahadur Tamang, presented a proposal in a meeting of the lower house of the Federal Parliament today, seeking the passage of the bill that originated from the National Assembly, the upper house.

The HoR International Relations and Tourism Committee had held general discussions on the bill before this.

The government had introduced the bill arguing that it was indispensable to amend the Archives Protection Act, 2046 to make the legal framework related to protection of archives in tune with the time and to improve the contemporary and technical topics in the existing laws for protecting the existing archives in Nepal.

The House of Representatives will meet next at 11.00 am on June 28.


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