Highlights of the Constitution of Nepal 2015

Here are the highlights of the new Constitution of Nepal (2015).

constitution of nepal highlight

The constitution has:

  • 35 Parts
  • 308 Sections
  • 9 Schedules

Schedules

  • Schedule 1 gives the details of the National Flag of Nepal
  • Schedule 2 is for the National Anthem of Nepal
  • Schedule 3 details the Coat of Arms of Nepal
  • Schedule 4 Provinces and Districts within Provinces
  • Schedule 5 gives the List of Federal powers/jurisdiction
  • Schedule 6 List of Provincial powers/jurisdiction
  • Schedule 7 List of concurrent powers/jurisdiction of Federation and Province
  • Schedule 8 List of powers/jurisdiction of Local Level
  • Schedule 9 List of concurrent powers/jurisdiction of Federation, Province and Local level

The details of each of the parts of the constitution are listed below. For each of the part, there will be an audio recording in coming day. So far, the recording of the first 6 parts of the constitution is complete. 

  • Preamble
  • Part 1 – Preliminary
  • Part 2  – Citizenship
  • Part 3 – Fundamental Rights and Duties
  • Part 4 – Directive Principles, Policies and Responsibilities of the State
  • Part 5 – Restructuring of the State and the Distribution of State Power
  • Part 6  – President and Vice-President
  • Part 7 – Federal Executive
  • Part 8  – Federal Parliament
  • Part 9 – Federal Legislative Procedure
  • Part-10  – Federal Financial Procedure
  • Part-11 – Judiciary
  • Part 12  – Attorney General
  • Part-13 – Provincial Executive
  • Part-14  – Provincial Legislature
  • Part 15 – Provincial Legislative Procedure
  • Part 16  – Provincial Financial Procedure
  • Part- 17 – Local Executive
  • Part 18 – Local Legislature
  • Part 19 – Local Financial Procedure
  • Part 20 – Interrelationship between the Federation, Provinces and Local level
  • Part 21 – Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority
  • Part 22 – Auditor General
  • Part 23 – Public Service Commission
  • Part-24 – Election Commission
  • Part- 25 – National Human Rights Commission
  • Part 26 – National Natural Resources and Fiscal Commission
  • Part 27 – Other Commissions
  • Part 28 – Provision regarding National Security
  • Part 29 – Provision relating to Political Parties
  • Part 30 – Emergency Powers
  • Part 31 – Amendment of the Constitution
  • Part 32 – Miscellaneous
  • Part 33 – Transitional Provisions
  • Part 34 – Definitions and Interpretations
  • Part 35 – Short Title, Commencement and Repeal

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