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This Act may be called “Immovable property Requisition Act, 2013 (1956)”. This Act shall commence in Kathmandu Valley immediately and shall commence in other areas on such date as prescribed by the Government of Nepal upon publishing a Notification in Nepal Gazette. It establishes administrative and legal proceedings as well as terms and conditions in case the Government of Nepal concludes that immovable property is needed or likely to be needed for any public purpose and requisition. After considering the reasons, if any, mentioned by a person who has possession or claim over such property or by a stakeholder, the Government of Nepal, may, if it concludes that the requisition of such property is reasonable or necessary, requisition the said property by an order which is necessary and reasonable in respect of requisition.

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During the late 18th-early 19th centuries, the principality of Gorkha united many of the other principalities and states of the sub-Himalayan region into a Nepalese Kingdom. Nepal retained its independence following the Anglo-Nepalese War of 1814-16 and the subsequent peace treaty laid the foundations for two centuries of amicable relations between Britain and Nepal.

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