Copyright Act, 2059 (2002)

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The Copyright Act, 2002
प्रतिलिपि अधिकार ऐन, २०५९
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An act made to provide for copyright.
Citation Act No. 8 of 2059 (2002)
Enacted by Parliament of Nepal
Date enacted 15 August 2002
Date of Royal Assent 15 August 2002
Date commenced 15 August 2002
Some Nepal Acts relating to Export and Import and Intellectual Property Act, 2063 (2006)
Status: Current legislation

The Copyright Act, 2002 (Nepali: प्रतिलिपि अधिकार ऐन, २०५९) is the statute governing copyright law in Nepal. It was enacted by Parliament of Nepal and came into force on 15 August 2002. It repealed the previous Copyright Act, 2022 (1965).[1]


  1. ^ "Nepal moves towards new copyright legislation.". AccessMyLibrary via BBC Monitoring. February 12, 2003. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 

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