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Part-34 | Definitions and Interpretations- the constitution of Nepal 2072/2015

Part-34
Definitions and Interpretations
306. Definitions and interpretations: (1) Unless the subject or the context otherwise
requires, in this Constitution,-
(a) “minorities” means ethnic, linguistic and religious groups whose
population is less than the percentage specified by the Federal
law, and includes groups that have their distinct ethnic, religious
or linguistic characteristics, aspirations to protect such features
and subjected to discrimination and oppression,
(b) “law” means a Federal law, State law and Local law,
(c) “Article” means an article of this Constitution,
(d) “Municipality” means and includes a Municipal Corporation and
Sub-municipal Corporation.
(e) “citizen” means a citizen of Nepal,
(f) “State” means the area and form of a federal unit of Nepal
divided into the Federal units in accordance with this
Constitution,
(g) “remuneration” means and includes salary, allowance, pension
and any other form of emolument and facility,
(h) “state power” means the power relating to the Executive,
Legislative and Judiciary of the state, and includes residual
power.
(i) “Bill” means a draft of amendment to the Constitution or of an
Act which has been introduced in the Federal Parliament or a
State Assembly,
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(j) “Federation” means the federal level that is the apex unit of the
federal structure,
(k) “Federal Units” means the Federation, State and Local levels,
(l) “Constitutional Bodies” means the Commission for the
Investigation of Abuse of Authority, Auditor General, Public
Service Commission, Election Commission, National Human
Rights Commission, National Natural Resources and Fiscal
Commission, National Women Commission, National Dalit
Commission, National Inclusion Commission, Indigenous
Nationalities Commission, Madhesi Commission, Tharu
Commission and Muslim Commission,
(m) “marginalized” means communities that are made politically,
economically and socially backward, are unable to enjoy services
and facilities because of discrimination and oppression and of
geographical remoteness or deprived thereof and are in lower
status than the human development standards mentioned in
Federal law, and includes highly marginalized groups and groups
on the verge of extinction,
(n) “Local level” means the Village Bodies, Municipalities and
District Assemblies to be established in accordance with this
Constitution.
(2) Unless the subject or the context otherwise requires, the legal
provisions relating to interpretation of laws shall, subject to the provisions of
this Constitution, apply to the interpretation of this Constitution in the same
manner as that provisions apply to the interpretation of the Nepal laws.

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