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Police Rules, 2049 (1992)
Date of Publication in the Nepal Gazette
2049.9.6 (21 Dec. 1992)
Amendments
1. Police (First Amendment) Rules, 2049 (1993) 2049.11.15 (26 Feb. 1993)
2. Police (Second Amendment) Rules, 2050 (1993) 2050.6.18 (4 Oct. 1993)
3. Police (Third Amendment) Rules, 2050 (1994) 2050.9.29 (13 Jan 1994)
4. Police (Fourth Amendment) Rules, 2053 (1996) 2053.9.1 (16 Dec. 1996)
5. Police (Fifth Amendment) Rules, 2054 (1998) 2054.10.27 (9 Feb. 1998)
6. Police (Sixth Amendment) Rules, 2055(1998) 2055.7.23 (9 Nov. 1998)
7. Police (Seventh Amendment) Rules, 2057 (2000) 2057.3.19 (3 July 2000)
8. Police (Eighth Amendment) Rules, 2060 (2004) 2060.12.16 (29 March 2004)
9. Police (Ninth Amendment) Rules, 2060 (2004) 2060.12.26 (9 April 2004)
10. Police (Tenth Amendment) Rules, 2061(2005) 2061.12.17 (30 March 2005)
11. Police (Eleventh Amendment) Rules, 2063 (2007) 2063.10.29 (12 Feb. 2007)
12. Police (Twelfth Amendment) Rules, 2064 (2007) 2064.8.3 (19 Nov. 2007)

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13. Police (Thirteenth Amendment) Rules, 2064 (2008) 2065.1.23 ( 5 May 2008)
14. Police (Fourteenth Amendment) Rules, 2065 (2008) 2065.8.9 (24 Nov. 2008)
15. Police (Fifteenth Amendment) Rules, 2065 (2009) 2066.1.2
(5 April 2009)
16. Police (Sixteenth Amendment) Rules, 2066 (2009) 2066.9.1
(16 Dec. 2009)
In exercise of powers conferred by Section 39 of th e Police Act, 2012
(1955), the Government of Nepal has framed the foll owing Rules.

Chapter – 1
Preliminary

1. Short title and commencement : (1) These Rules may be called as
“Police Rules , 2049 (1992).”
(2) These Rules shall come into force immediately.
2. Definitions : Unless the subject or the context otherwise requir es, in
this Rules,-
(a) “Act” means the Police Act, 2012 (1955).
1 (b) “Executive Director” means the chief of the Nat ional Police
Training Academy.
2 (b1) “Police Commissioner” means the chief of the M etropolitan
Police Office.
 
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3 (b2) “Police Joint Commissioner” means the chief of the
Metropolitan Police Area (Circle) .
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(b3) “Instructor” means the chief of Metropolitan P olice School and
Regional Training Center.
(c) “Recruit” means Police personnel in the trainin g period having
being newly appointed.
(d) “Family” means husband, wife, minor son, unmarr ied daughter
of police employee and his or her own father, mothe r, step
mother whom he or she himself or herself has to mai ntain and
subsist.
(e) “Police peon ( Parichar)” includes a horse attendant.
Chapter- 2
Formation and Division

3. Division of Police Service : The Police Service shall be divided into
the following groups:
(a) Civilian Police.
(b) Armed Police.
(c) Guard (Sentry) Police.
(d) Riot Control Police.
(e) Traffic Police.
5(f) Metropolitan Police.
4. Class and Post : (1) There shall be the following classes in the Po lice
Service:
(a) Gazetted.
 
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(b) Non-Gazetted.
(2) There may be following posts in the gazette cl ass:
(a)

Special class – Inspector General of Police –
Additional Inspector General of
Police
-Executive Director (Additional
Inspector General of Police)
(b) First class -Police Commissioner (Deputy Inspector General of Police)
-Executive Director (Additional
Inspector General of Police)
-Joint Commissioner of Police
(Senior Superintendent of Police)
– Senior Superintendent of Police
(c) Second class -Superintendent of Police -Joint Commissioner of Police
(Superintendent of Police)
-Instructor (Superintendent of
Police) or Deputy Superintendent
of Police
(d) Third class -Police Inspector
(3) There shall be the following posts in the non-g azetted class:
(a) First class – Sub-inspector of Police
(b) Second class -Assistant Sub-inspector of Polic e

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(c) Third class -Police Constable
(d) Fourth class -Police personnel
(4) The post of police peon shall be considered to be a classless
post.
5. Establishment of Offices and Chiefs of Office : 6(1) There shall be
the following chiefs of offices in the following Po lice Offices:
(a) Police Headquarters
-Inspector General of Police
(b) National Police Training Institute -Executive Director
(c) Metropolitan Police Office Police Commissioner
(d) Regional Police Office -Deputy Inspector General
of Police
(e) Nepal Police Hospital -Additional Inspector
General of Police
(f) Metropolitan Police
Circle -Joint Commissioner
(g) Metropolitan Police School -Instructor
(h) Armed Police Battalion -Superintendent of Police
(i) Armed Police Training Center -Superintendent of Police
(j) Police Guard Battalion -Superintendent of Police
(k) District Police Office -Superintendent of Police or
Deputy Superintendent of
 
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Police
(l) Riot Control Police Battalion -Superintendent of Police or
Deputy Superintendent of
Police
(m) Metropolitan
Airport Security Police Office -Superintendent of Police
(n) Regional Police Hospital -Superintendent of Police or
Deputy Superintendent of
Police or Police Inspector
(o) Regional Police Training Center -Instructor
(p) Metropolitan Traffic Police Circle -Deputy Superintendent of
Police
(q) Traffic Police Office -Deputy Superintendent of
Police or Police Inspector or
Sub-inspector of Police
(r) Metropolitan
Traffic Police Circle -Police Inspector
(s) Metropolitan Community Police -Police Inspector
(t) Armed Police Gulm -Police Inspector
(u) Area Police Office -Police Inspector or Sub- inspector of Police
(v) Ward Police Office Police Inspector or Sub- inspector of Police
(w) Metropolitan Police Prabhag Police Inspector
(x) Armed Police – Sub-inspector of Police

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Senamukh
(y) Police Post -Assistant Sub-inspector of Police
(2) The Government of Nepal may, by a Notification in the Nepal
Gazette, make alteration in the offices and posts o f chief of office as set
forth in Sub-rule (1).
(3) The authority as referred to in Rule 10 may, if he or she
considers appropriate, appoint two or more police e mployees of the
same rank in one office. In such a case, the senior -most employee out of
them shall make administrative control of the conce rned office.
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6. To be under subordination of the Police Headquar ters : (1) All
Police Offices of the State of Nepal act under the general control and
direction of the Police Headquarters.
Provided that, the following Police Offices shall b e under the
direct control of the Police Headquarters:
(a) Metropolitan Police Parisar,
(b) Metropolitan Police School,
(c) Armed Police Battalion,
(d) Metropolitan Airport Security Police Office,
(e) Metropolitan Traffic Police Parisar
(f) Metropolitan Tourist Police,
(g) Metropolitan Police Circle,
(h) Metropolitan Traffic Police Circle,
(i) Metropolitan Community Police,
(j) Armed Police Gulm,
(k) Metropolitan Police Prabhag.
7. To remain under subordination of Regional Police Office : All
Police Offices in the Region, other than the Headqu arters and the
 
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Officer that are under direct control of the Headquarters, shall act under
the general control and direction of the Regional P olice Office.
Provided that, the following Police Offices shall b e under direct
control of the Regional Police Office:
(a) Armed Police Battalion,
(b) Police Guard Battalion,
(c) District Police Office,
(d) Riot Control Police Battalion,
(e) Regional Police Training Center,
(f) Traffic Police Office,
(g) Other Police Offices of regional level.
8. To remain under subordination of District Police Of fice : The
following Police Offices shall be under direct cont rol of the District
Police Office:
(a) Metropolitan Police Office.
(b) Area Police Office.
(c) Ward Police Office.
(d) Armed Police Senamukh.
(e) Traffic Police Office.
(f) Police Post.
(g) Other Police Offices at the district level.
Chapter– 3
Procedures for Appointment

9. Posts subject to fresh appointment : The following posts of the
Police Service shall generally be fulfilled through fresh appointment and
the other posts shall be fulfilled through promotio n:
(a) Police Inspector,
(b) Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police,

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(c) Police Personnel,
(d) Police Peon.
10. Authority for making appointment : The following Authorities
shall make appointments to the posts of the followi ng classes in the
Police Service:
(a) Post of Police Inspector and posts above Police
Inspector Government of Nepal
(b) Posts of Sub-Inspector of Police, and Assistant
Sub-Inspector of Police Inspector General of Police/Sub-
Inspector of Police
(c) Posts of Constable of Police and Police
Personnel Superintendent of Police at the
Police Headquarters or Regional
Police Office or Police Officers
thereabove or Instructor/
Commandant of the Regional
Police Training Center.
(d) Posts of Police Peon Deputy Superintendent of P olice
or Police Officer of posts
thereabove.
811. Manner of fulfillment of posts : (1) Fifty percent of the vacant posts
of Police Inspector and Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police shall be
fulfilled through open competition and the Fifty pe rcent through
promotion.
(2) Cent percent of the posts of Police Personnel a nd Police
Peons shall be fulfilled through open competition.
(3) In fulfilling the posts through open competitio n pursuant to
Sub-rules (1) and (2), in order to make the Police Service inclusive,
Forty-Five percent posts of the posts to be fulfill ed by open competition
 
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shall be set aside and be filled up by having separate competition
between the following candidates only, by consideri ng the percentage
into cent percent:
(a) Women -Twenty Percent
(b) Adiwasi/Janjati -Thirty Two Percent
(c) Madhesi -Twenty Eight Percent
(d) Dalit – Fifteen Percent
(e) Backward Area – Five Percent Explanation :
(1) For the purposes of this Sub-rule, “backward area” means Accham, Kalikot, Jajarkot,
Jumla, Dolpa, Bajhang, Bajura, Mugu and
Humla districts.
(2) For the purposes of Clauses (a), (b), (c) and (d) of this Sub-rule, “women,
Adiwasi/Janajati, Madhesi, and Dalit”
means women , Adiwasi/Janajati , Madhesi ,
and Dalit who are backward economically
and socially.
(4) For the purposes of the fulfillment of posts p ursuant to Sub-
rule (3), the description of the women, Adiwasi/Janajati, Madhesi and
Dalit community who are backward economically and social ly shall be
as specified by the Government of Nepal in the Nepa l Gazette.
Provided that, any women, Adiwasi/Janajati, Madhesi and Dalit
community shall be deemed to be backward economical ly and socially
until so specified.
(5) In submitting an application for the posts set aside pursuant to
Sub-rule (3), the following evidences have to be at tached:

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(a) In the case of Adiwasi/Janajati, certified by the Nepal
Foundation of the Development of Indigenous
Nationalities as Adiwasi/Janajati,
(b) In the case of Da lit, certified by the National Dalit
Commission as Dalit,
(c) In the case of Madhesi, certified by the organization as
specified by the Government of Nepal by a Notificat ion in
the Nepal Gazette as Madhesi,
(d) In the case of backward area, a recommendation by the
concerned Village Development Committee or
Municipality that he concerned person has permanent ly
resided in any district set forth in Sub-rule (3) a nd
obtained the citizenship certificate from the conce rned
district and has resided permanently in the same pl ace at
the time of making application.
(6) While determining the percent pursuant to Sub- rule (3), if
there is a fraction that is less than One percent, the fraction shall
continue to pass on to the immediately next communi ty of the
community in respect of which such fraction has res ulted.
(7) If no application is made for posts set aside pursuant to Sub-
rule (3) or the posts cannot be fulfilled because o f a required number of
candidates could not succeed, then such shortfall n umber of posts shall
be fulfilled from the candidates for open competiti on as referred to in
Sub-rules (1) and (2).
12. Grounds for fresh appointment : Selection shall be made on the
following grounds for appointment to the posts of P olice Inspector and
Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police:
(a) Educational qualification.
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(c) Physical fitness.
(d) Conduct.
(e) Age.
(f) Personality.
13. Persons that can take part in open competition : (1) Any person
who has the following qualifications may take part in an open
competition for the post of Police Inspector:
(a)
having completed the age of Twenty years and not
crossed the age of Twenty Five years on the first
day of the month of Baishakh of the year of
selection,
9Provided that,-
(1) having not crossed the age of Thirty Five years in the case of the post of
doctor, law analyst, engineer or such
other post as specified by the
Government of Nepal as technical
post.
(2) having not crossed the age of Thirty Five years in the case of Non-
gazetted employees of the Police
Service who take part in open
competition.
(b) having obtained at least Bachelor degree or equivalent thereto from any recognized university.
(c) having not been convicted of a criminal offence
involving moral turpitude.
 
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(d) having not been involved in politics.
(e) having not obtained the membership of an organization with destructive objective.
(f) having been recommended by Two reputed persons other than own relative and the educational
institution where he or she has studied last.
(g) having at least Five feet height in the case of
women and at least Five feet Two inches height in
the case of men.
(h) chest having Thirty One inches in normal positi on
and thirty three inches while getting inflated.
(i) eyes not having weaker than plus or minus two.
(j) having obtained fitness certification by a phys ician
as prescribed by the Headquarters.
(k) Citizen of Nepal.
(2) In the case of the qualification of a person wh o takes part in
open competition to be held for the post of Assista nt Sub-Inspector of
Police, the age and educational qualification shall be as follows and the
other qualification shall be as specified in Sub-ru le (1):
(a) having completed the age of Eighteen years and not
crossed the age of Twenty Four years on the first
day of the month of Baishakh of the year of
selection,

10Provided that: (1) Having not crossed the age of Thirty Five years in the case of the employees
 
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of the Police Service that take part in
open competition.
(2) Having passed certificate or equivalent.
14. To inquire into character : A candidate to be newly appointed to the
Police Service shall be appointed to the Police Ser vice only if his or her
character seems to be satisfactory.
15. Selection committee : (1) There shall be one selection committee as
follows for making recommendation for appointment t o the post of
Police Inspector:
(a) Member of Public Service Commission -Chairperson
(b) Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs -Member
(c) Inspector General of Police -Member
(d) Additional Inspector General of Police or Deputy Inspector
General of Police -Member
(2) There shall be one selection committee as fol lows for making
recommendation for appointment to the post of Sub-I nspector of Police:
(a) Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs -Chairperson
(b) Representative, Public Service Commission -Member
(c) Deputy Inspector General of Police -Member
(d) Superintendent of Police -Member

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16. Examination and interview : 11(1) The examination of the following
candidates shall be taken in the following subjects while fulfilling the
poses of Police Inspector and Sub-Inspector of Poli ce through open
competition:
(a) Police Inspector Full marks
Subjects
(1) Nepali composition 100
(2) English 100
(3) General Knowledge and
intellectual examination (IQ) 100
(4) Subject relating to the Interim Constitution of Nepal and
service 100
(5) Physical fitness 100 (1) Nepali composition/ English 100
(2) General Knowledge and intellectual examination (IQ) 100
(3) Subject relating to the Interim Constitution of Nepal and
service 100
(4) Physical fitness 100
12 (2) All procedures relating to the determination of the
sequence of examination to be given pursuant to Sub -rule (1) and
operation of examination shall be as determined by the selection
committee. The examination of the subjects set fort h in Sub-rule (1)
may be held in whole at one time or in parts as det ermined by the
examination holding committee, and those examinees who fail in the
 
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examination so held shall not be involved in the examination of the rest
parts.
(3) If a candidate obtains 35 per cent marks in eac h subject13
in a
written examination given pursuant to Sub-rule (1), the candidate shall
be deemed to have passed the examination.
(4) The concerned selection committee shall take in terview of a
candidate who has passed the examination pursuant t o Sub-rule (3) in
the following subjects, and full marks thereof shal l be 100:
(a) Oral expression of the candidate.
(b) Logic power of the candidate.
(c) Capacity of the candidate to act without being deviated in an adverse circumstance.
17. To prepare a list of merit order : (1) The selection committee shall
prepare a list of merit order on the basis of the m arks obtained by the
candidates in the examination and interview given a nd taken pursuant to
Rule 16, and shall submit it along with the recomme ndation for
appointment to the appointing authority. Alternate candidates shall be
maintained by a maximum of Fifteen per cent of the total vacant posts
according to the order of merit.
(2) The selection committee may, as required, recom mend the
persons remained as alternate candidates pursuant t o Sub-rule (1) for
appointment to the appointing authority.
(3) If the alternate candidates fail to obtain appo intment even
until One year, the list shall ipso facto be cancel ed.
18. To remain on probation period : (1) A police employee appointed
afresh shall remain on a probation period of One ye ar. If such a police
employee fails to perform work satisfactorily, he o r she may be held
 
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again on the probation period for another one year with the approval of
one level higher authority.
(2) If the work performance of any police employee held on the
probation period added pursuant to Sub-rule (1) is not satisfactory, the
appointing authority may remove him or her.
19. To sanction appointment : (1) If the work performance of a police
employee who has been appointed afresh and held on the probation
period is satisfactory and his or her work is satis factory and he or she
has passed the police officer (basic) training, his or her appointment
shall be sanctioned only after causing him or her t o take an oath as
referred to in Schedule-1, by requiring him or her to touch the national
flag, police flag and the religious literature whic h he or she has believe
in.
(2) If the appointment is sanctioned pursuant to Su b-rule (1), the
period of probation shall be counted in the period of service.
20. Recruitment in posts of police constable and po lice peon : (1) A
candidate who intends to be appointed to the posts of police constable
and police peon shall have to fill in a form as ref erred to in Schedule-2
and make an application to the Police Headquarters and Regional Police
Office or Regional Police Training Center.
(2) A candidate who makes application pursuant to S ub-rule (1)
shall have the following qualification:
(a) having completed the age of Eighteen years and not
crossed the age of Twenty Three years on the first
day of the month of Baishakh of the year of
selection, for the post of police constable, and
having completed the age of Sixteen years and not
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of the month of Baishakh of the year of selection,
for the post of police peon.
(b) being able to fluently read and write in Nepali .
(c) having not been convicted of a criminal offence
involving moral turpitude.
(d) having not been involved in politics.
(e) having not obtained the membership of an organization with destructive objective.
(f) having obtained fitness certification by a phys ician
as prescribed by the Police Headquarters.
(g) eyes not having weaker than plus or minus two.
(h) chest having Thirty inches in normal position a nd
Thirty Two inches while getting inflated.
(i) having at least Five feet height in the case of
women and at least Five feet Two inches height in
the case of men.
(j) being a citizen of Nepal.
(3)The following committee shall take the interview of the
candidates having qualification as referred to in S ub-rule (2):
(a) Commandant, Police Training Center -Chairperson
(b) Representative, Regional Police Office -Member
(c) Representative of the District Administration Office where the
Training Center is located -Member
(d) Representative, District Police Office -Member

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(4) The committee as referred to in Sub-rule (3) shall recommend
the candidates who have been successful in the inte rview and send the
same to the Police Headquarters or chief of Regiona l Police Office or
Regional Police Training Center. The appointment of the candidates so
recommended shall be sanctioned only where they suc ceed in the
training and their character seems to be satisfacto ry.
(5) In making appointment to the police constable, the concerned
person shall be caused to take an oath as referred to in Schedule-1,
holding the national flag, police flag and the reli gious literature that he
or she trusts.
1421. To maintain seniority : (1) In maintaining the seniority of Police
Inspector and Assistant Inspector of Police, the sa me shall be
maintained on the basis of the marks secured by the m in the Police
Officer’s Basic Training.
Provided that , in the case of Police employee who has taken the
Police Inspector (police officer) basic training th at includes post
graduate diploma in police sciences since 2062 afte r being selected
through open completion and appointed, his or her s eniority shall be
maintained on the basis of the seniority according to the merit order of
the total marks obtained by him or her in that trai ning.
(2) In maintaining the seniority of the police insp ector who has
not been involved in the basic training within the group of his or her
appointment, his or her seniority shall be maintain ed at the final order of
the same group of his or her appointment.
 
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Chapter – 5
Transfer and Promotion

22. Authority to make promotion : The following authority shall make
promotion to the following posts:
(a) The Government of Nepal, in the case of the pos t of the Gazetted
Police Officer level,
(b) Inspector General of Police, in the case of the post of Sub-
Inspector of Police,
(c) Deputy Inspector General of Police or Armed Pol ice Officer of
higher level, in the case of the post of Assistant sub-Inspector of
Police,
(d) Superintendent of Police or Police Officer of h igher level, in the
case of the post of Police Head Constable.
23. Promotion committee : There shall be a promotion committee
consisting of members, as mentioned below, to recom mend for
promotion to be made to the following posts:
(a) For the post of Deputy Inspector General of Police,-
(1) Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs – Chairperson
(2) Inspector General of Police – Member
(3) Additional Inspector General or Deputy
Inspector General of Police – Member-
Secretary
(b) For the post of Senior Superintendent of Police ,
Superintendent of Police, Deputy Superintendent of
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(1) Inspector General of Police – Chairperson
(2) Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs – Member
(3) Additional Inspector General of Police and
Deputy Inspector General
of Police – Member-
secretary
(c) For the post of Sub-Inspector of Police,-
(1) Additional Inspector General of Police or
Deputy Inspector General
of Police – Chairperson
(2) Senior Superintendent of Police or Superintendent of
Police – Member
(3) Deputy Superintendent of Police – Member-
secretary
(d) For the post of Assistant sub-Inspector of Poli ce,-
(1) Senior Superintendent of Police or Superintendent of
Police – Chairperson
(2) Deputy Superintendent of Police – Member
(3) Deputy Superintendent of Police – Member
-secretary
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(1) Deputy Superintendent of Police – Chairperson
(2) Police Inspector – Member
(3) Police Inspector – Member
-secretary
24. Service period required to become the candidate for
promotion : (1) A minimum service period of four years in the one
level lower post than the post to promote shall be required in order to be
promoted to the post of gazette level in the Police Service.
Provided that,- (1) The limitation of minimum service period shall not
be applied to get promoted to the post of Deputy
Inspector General of Police and the post higher tha n
that.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in Sub-rule (1), no Police employee shall be a potential
candidate for promotion during the following
period:
(a) If suspended, during the period of such
suspension,
(b) If the promotion is withheld, during the period of such withholding,
(c) If demoted to a lower post, up to the period of Two years of such demotion,
(d) If the grade is withheld or demoted to the lower time scale or the lower scale of the
same time scale, during the period of up to
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(e) If reprimanded in the current post for three times, up to one year after the date of the last
reprimand,
(f) In the case of a police employee who has entered the Police Service after getting the
service changed up to One year after the date
of the change in service.
25. Basis of evaluation of work efficiency while ma king promotion :
In making promotion of the employees of the Police Service, the
employee who gets the highest marks on the evaluati on of his or her
work efficiency pursuant to these Rules shall be pr omoted first.
Provided that, the decision shall be made on the fo llowing order
in the case of the employees who get the same marks :
(a) On the basis of the period of service on the on e
level lower post.
(b) If decision cannot be made even on the basis of
Clause (a), on the basis of the period of service o n
the one level lower post.
(c) If decision cannot be made even on the basis of
Clause (b), on the basis of the seniority order set
pursuant to Rule 21.
26. Calculation of marks for promotion : In making promotion to the
posts from the police head constable to the sub-ins pector of police, the
marks for the evaluation of competency shall be cal culated as follows:
(a) Seniority: In calculating marks for seniority, a maximum of 1 50
marks shall be given at the rate of 15 marks for ea ch year of the
post of incumbent service.

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Explanation : While calculating marks for the seniority for the
period of less than one year, such calculation shal l be made on
pro rata basis.
(b) Experience: In calculating marks for experience, marks shall be
counted as follows on the following bases:
(i) Marks shall be given as follows not in excess o f 20 marks
for having served in the incumbent post in various
geographical regions pursuant to Schedule-3:
(1) (a) “A” category very sensitive
(b) “B” category sensitive, and
(c) “C” category normal.
(2) Any Armed Police, working in the following regi on
pursuant to Sub-rule (1) shall obtain the following
marks:
(1) At the rate of 5 marks for each year for work done in category “A”
(2) At the rate of 4 marks for each year for work done in category “B”
(3) At the rate of 3 marks for each year for work done in category “C”
(4) At the rate of 2 marks for each year for work done in category “D”
(5) At the rate of 1 mark for each year for work done in category “E”
(ii) A maximum of 10 marks at the rate of two marks each
year for having served as the chief of office in th e
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Explanation : (1) Where one has been posted in any
region and served for a period of less than One yea r or
who has been deputed in any region other than the r egion
of posting and served for a period of less than One year,
marks shall be given pro rata for such a period.
(2) For the purposes of this Clause, One year mean
the days of attendance and work after deducting the home
leave and the sick leave.
(c) Training: Marks shall be given as mentioned in Schedule-4 fo r
an in-service internal or foreign training:
Provided that:
(1) Marks to be given for the training shall not be mor e
than 40.
(2) No marks shall be given for a training of a period
less than 15 days.
(3) No marks shall be given for a compulsory training
specified for promotion to any post.
(d) Educational qualification: Only the marks for the minimum
educational qualification required to enter into an y post of the
Police Service shall be given for promotion. Marks shall be given
as follows in giving marks for educational qualific ation.
Educational qualification First
class Second
class Third
class
Remarks

(1) In the case of minimum
educational qualification
required in giving new
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(2) In the case of educational
qualification that is not as
referred to in Clause (1) but is
one level lower educational
qualification 30 28 26
(3)
In the case of educational
qualification that is not even as
referred to in Clause (2) but is
one level lower educational
qualification 15 13 11
Provided that;-
(1) Marks equivalent to the second division
shall be given for the academic qualification
not having set out the division.
(2) Marks equivalent to the third division shall
be given for the compartmental examination
passed.
(3) The minimum educational qualification
required for the post of police inspector shall
be taken as the basis for promotion to the
post of Deputy Superintendent of Police and
the post higher than that.
(4) The minimum educational qualification
required for the post of Assistant Sub-
inspector of Police shall be taken as the basis
for promotion to the post of Sub-inspector of
Police.
(e) Decorations, titles and medals: A maximum of 20 marks shall
be given pursuant to Schedule-5 for various decorat ions, titles
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Provided that, no marks for decorations, titles and medals
once counted for promotion shall be counted for pro motion of
other time.
(f) Evaluation of work performance, personal qualit y, character
and capacity: In calculating the marks for the work performance,
personal quality, character and capacity of a Polic e employee, a
maximum of 150 marks shall be granted on the basis of the
evaluation form as referred to in Part 2 of Schedul e-6 in the case
of a non-gazetted Police employee and in Part 1 of Schedule-6 in
the case of gazetted Police employee.
Explanation : (1) The supervisor, observer, and reviewer may
grant the marks as follows pursuant to Rule 154 for the
evaluation of the work performance, personal qualit y, character
and capacity of a Police employee:
(i) Up to 50 marks by the supervisor.
(ii) Up to 50 marks by the observer.
(iii) Up to 50 marks by the reviewer.
(2) No marks granted by the supervisor, observer, a nd
reviewer may be granted, and total marks obtained a t the three
levels shall be counted for the purpose of promotio n.
(3) In the case of a Police employee who is serving in the
post that does not require the minimum service peri od for
promotion, average marks of the marks obtained for the
evaluation of the latest three years shall be count ed. In the case of
a Police employee who is serving in the post requir ing the
minimum service period for promotion, average marks of the
marks obtained for the evaluation of work performan ce, personal
quality, character and capacity for a total of the latest three years
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and that of the latest three years out of the service period in the
post lower in one level than the incumbent post if his or her
service period in the incumbent post is not three y ears shall be
counted.
In the case of a period prior to the commencement o f this
Rule, average marks shall also be counted on the ba sis of the
work performance from existing previously.
(g) Marks to be granted by the promotion committee: The
promotion committee may grant a maximum of 50 marks
consisting of thirty marks on the basis of his or h er educational
qualification and work efficiency and twenty marks on the basis
of the report of the local authority, in addition t o the total marks
obtained by a potential candidate for promotion.
27. Promotion to the posts of Inspector General of Police and
Additional Inspector General of Police : (1) In making promotion
to the post of Inspector General of Police, the Gov ernment of Nepal
shall, from amongst the Additional Inspector Genera l’s of Police and the
Deputy Inspector General’s of Police where there is no Additional
Inspector General of Police, promote to the post of Inspector General of
Police an appropriate candidate on the basis of the capacity to discharge
functions, competence to bear responsibilities and capacity to control,
direct, encourage and mobilize sub-ordinate employe es to him or her.
(2) In making promotion to the post of Additional I nspector
General of Police, the Government of Nepal shall, f rom amongst the
Deputy Inspector General’s of Police, promote to th e post of Additional
Inspector General of Police an appropriate candidat e on the basis of the
capacity to discharge functions and the competence to bear
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(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in Sub-rule (2), nothing
shall be deemed to bar the promoting of a person wh o is incumbent in
the post of Additional Inspector General of Police of the gazetted first
class at the time of the commencement of this Rule to the post of
Additional Inspector General of the gazetted specia l class.
28. Procedures to be followed for promotion : (1) Each office shall
compulsorily maintain sheet rolls (personal details ) of its subordinate
police employees.
(2) The concerned office shall select potential can didates for the
fulfillment of the vacant posts by promotion and pr epare a list of
candidate and forward the same to the promotion com mittee formed
pursuant to Rule 23.
(3) The promotion committee shall, also having rega rd to the
personal service details of the potential candidate s and concerned
documents, prepare a recommendation list of the can didates who get the
highest marks for promotion.
(4) Based on the recommendation list as referred to in Sub-rule
(3), the authority as referred to in Rule 22 shall make promotion.
(5) The meeting of the promotion committee shall be held at least
once a year.
29. Authority to make transfer : The police employees shall be
transferred as per necessity, and the following aut hority shall have the
power to make such a transfer:
(a) The Government of Nepal, in the case of Senior Superintendent of Police and Police Officer of the
rank thereabove,
(b) The Inspector General of Police, in the case of
police officers from the police inspector to the
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General of Police, in the case of up to police
inspector within own area (jurisdiction),
(c) The Deputy Inspector General of Police, in the case
of sub-inspector of Police senior superintendent of
police within own area (jurisdiction),
(d) Superintendent of police in the case of police employees from the police peon to the assistant
sub-inspector of police or chief of the district po lice
office within own area.
(2) The following police officer may transfer the f ollowing police
employee within own area:
(a) In the case of sub-inspector of police Deputy Inspector
General
(b) Assistant sub-inspector of police Superintendent of
Police or officer
(c) Police head constable and police employees Deputy
Superintendent of Police or Police
Officer thereabove
30. Period to make transfer : (1) No police employee shall generally be
transferred prior to the completion of one year aft er the date of posting.
(2) No police employees except women police shall g enerally be
held in one place for a period exceeding two years.
Provided that, generally no employee shall be held for a period
exceeding eighteen months in a remote place.
31. Provision relating to transfer : (1) The police employees of gazetted
post shall be transferred by rotation, to the exten t possible, in various
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(2) All police employees shall generally be granted equal
opportunity to serve as the chief and subordinate o f the chief.
(3) Generally, the police head constables and polic e constables
shall be transferred within the zone of their home convenience and the
sub-inspector of police and assistant sub-inspector of police shall be
transferred within the area of their home convenie nce.
(4) In transferring the police inspector and polic e employees
thereabove, police employees of civil police may be transferred to the
armed police and vice versa.
Provided that, if it is necessary to transfer other police employees
to the armed police and the armed police to the civ il police, the
Inspector General of Police may make transfer only of the persons
having the following qualification:
(a) The qualification for making transfer from the civil police
to the armed police shall be as follows:
(1) Having obtained the armed police related train ing.
(2) Having not crossed Thirty Five years of age.
(3) Having passed the prescribed entrance examinat ion.
(b) The qualification for making transfer from the armed
police to the civil police shall be as follows:
(1) Having served at least Five years in the armed police.
(2) Having passed Seven class.
(3) Having passed the prescribed entrance examinati on.
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(6) If any police employee of the technical side intends
to be transferred to the armed police or civilian
police, such a police employee shall have
compulsorily obtained the police officer (basic)
training of the armed police or civilian police.
(7) If any armed police or civilian police employee
intends to be transferred to the technical police
service, such a civilian police employee shall have
obtained the educational qualification required for
the technical police or the experience of the
concerned subject.
(8) Notwithstanding anything contained in Sub-rules
(6) and (7), in making transfer from the technical
police service to the Armed Police or Civil Police
Service and from the Armed Police or Civil Police
Service to the technical police service, transfer s hall
be made only in the post of Deputy Superintendent
of Police and the posts thereabove, and such a
transfer shall be made only in once during the
service period.
Chapter-5
Functions and Duties

32. Functions and duties of Inspector General of Po lice : The
functions and duties of the Inspector General of Po lice shall be as
follows:
(a) To have general control and supervision over th e Police
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(b) To give advice to the Government of Nepal on all functions and
activities of the police administration, in capacit y of the chief
police official.
(c) To make a report, accompanied by his or her, on departmental
action relating to discipline of the police inspect or and the police
employees of the posts thereabove, and submit the s ame to the
Government of Nepal.
(d) To maintain peace and order in the country and obtain timely
reports on the situation of crime from subordinate offices.
(e) To hold police in an adequate number to tackle the situation of
the districts.
(f) To inspect at least three districts within each Region once a year,
and forward a copy of the inspection report to the Government of
Nepal.
(g) To immediately give by fastest means a report t o grave crimes
such as robbery and homicide committed in a region or district
and political activities of other abnormal situatio n.
(h) To give advice and opinion to the Government of Nepal on
matters relating to the internal peace and order of the country.
(i) To have good control and supervision over all
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Inspector General of Police and Deputy Inspector General of
Police.
(j) To arrange for maintaining discipline of police and training for
them.
(k) To submit to the Government of Nepal an annual report of police
administration on the basis of the reports on annua l police
 
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administration sent by the 16 Inspector General of Police and
Deputy Inspector General of Police in the regions.
(l) To maintain contact and coordination with inter national police
organization.
(m) To be actively involved in rescue operations du ring natural
calamities.
(n) To fully assist the administration in maintaini ng public security.
(o) To complete, without delay, the other matters d irected by the
Government of Nepal and make a report thereon.
1732A.Functions and duties of Chief of Metropolitan P olice Office :
The functions and duties of the Chief of Metropolit an Police Office shall
be as follows:
(a) To look after, control and operate the activiti es of the employees
under the metropolitan police,
(b) To inspect, supervise, look after and control t he subordinate
police offices,
(c) To make transfer of the employees of the metrop olitan police
offices and offices thereunder,
(d) To make necessary recommendation while transfer ring the police
employees of the metropolitan police offices or off ices
thereunder to any other police office or any office of an office
thereunder,
(e) To make recommendation to the Police Headquarte rs if any
police unit within the territory of metropolitan po lice has to be
transferred to another place,
 
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(f) To make arrangements for the effective movement of motor
vehicles within the territory of metropolitan polic e,
(g) To maintain coordination in activities in close contact with the
chief district officer and the chief of metropolita n police
prescient,
(h) To send promptly to the Inspector General of Po lice a report of
cases of serious nature such as homicide, trafficki ng in persons,
narcotics, robbery, use of poison, severe riots and conspiracy
forged against the Government,
(i) To send promptly to the Inspector General of Po lice a report on
activities carried out within his or her area to ta ckle or suppress
any activities done in contravention of the Constit ution of Nepal,
illegal activities and other extra-ordinary situati on and to
maintain cordial relations between the police and t he people,
(j) To be actively involved, cause to be involved, for rescue during
the occurrence of natural calamity,
(k) To abide by, or cause to be abided by, the dire ctions given by the
Government of Nepal and the Police Headquarters.
33. Functions and duties of Chief of Regional Polic e Office : The
functions and duties of the Chief of Regional Polic e Office shall be as
follows:
(a) To cause the activities of the police administr ation to be operated
smoothly in the districts under his or her area.
(b) To maintain coordination in activities in close contact with the
chief district officer and the chief of metropolita n police
prescient.
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(d) To look after and control the activities of the employees of the
subordinate police employees,
(e) To inspect all concerned police offices within his or her area once
a year, and prepare an inspection report also drawi ng attention
towards the errors found while making inspection an d sent one
copy thereof to the Police Headquarters and one cop y to the
concerned police office.
(f) To send promptly to the Inspector General of Po lice a report on
cases of serious nature such as homicide, trafficki ng in persons,
narcotics, robbery, use of poison, severe riots and conspiracy
forged against the Government.
(g) To send to the Inspector General of Police a mo nthly report of
activities carried out to tackle or suppress any ac tivities done in
contravention of the Constitution of Nepal, illegal activities and
other extra-ordinary situation and to maintain cord ial relations
between the police and the people.
(h) To prepare an annual police report on the basis of annual police
administration reports received from the Chiefs of District Police
Offices and send it to the Police Headquarters.
(i) To cause to be conducted trainings, upon lookin g after and
controlling the regional police training center.
(j) To cause to be conducted trainings to the subor dinate police.
(k) To cause to be maintained the records of malici ous persons
within his or her area in a scientific and periodic manner.
(l) To maintain necessary contact and coordination with the
international border counterpart officials for the control and
investigation into crimes.
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(n) To be actively involved, cause to be involved, for rescue during
the occurrence of natural calamity.
34. Functions and duties of Chief of Rio Control Police Unit : The
functions and duties of Chief of Rio Control Police Unit shall be as
follows:
(a) The Riot Control Police Unit is to carry out in ternal
administration and management under direct supervis ion and
control of the Police Headquarters and the Regional Police
Office.
(b) In order to make more strong and consolidated t he security of life
and property of people and public security, to prov ide the riot
control police with adequate modern training and re sources as
required as an additional force, and mobilize, or c ause to be
mobilized, the riot control police only with the di rection and
order of the Police Headquarters and Regional Polic e Office and
chief of Regional Police Office in special circumst ances such as
big riots and communal riots.
(c) To make regular inspection and give direction t o his or her
subordinate officers and personnel to make them dis ciplined,
duty-bound and obedient, and send a report thereon to the Police
Headquarters and the concerned Regional Police Offi ce.
(d) To be actively involved, cause to be involved, for rescue during
the occurrence of natural calamity.
35. Functions and duties of District Police Office : The functions and
duties of the Chief of District Police Office shall be as follows:
(a) To maintain discipline on the police employees and cause them to
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(b) To immediately do, or cause to be done, the acts required to be
done by the police in the course of court proceedin gs or business
related to other offices.
(c) To arrange for the inspection of the Area Polic e Offices, Police
Posts and his or her office by the Chief District O fficer once a
year, and to inspect each Area Police Office and Po lice Post at
least Three times a year.
(d) To visit inner parts of the district at least T hree months a year.
(e) To make the visit and inspection program of inn er parts of the
district in consultation with the Chief District Of ficer, and give
information of important events noticed or occurred in the course
of visit and inspection to the Chief District Offic er.
(f) To have consultation with the Chief of District Police Office of
another district adjoining to his or her area as to the border crimes
once a year.
(g) To give a report on homicide, robbery and other minor and major
crimes and other extra-ordinary activities within h is or her district
to the Chief District Officer.
(h) To promptly implement the order given by the Ch ief District
Officer in relation to the maintenance of peace and order in the
district and give a report thereof.
(i) To prepare a report containing the following ma tters while
leaving the district being transferred or promoted:
(1) Relating to the situation of crime in the dist rict.
(2) Political environment in the district.
(3) Name-list of malicious persons in the district .
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(5) The competency and morality of the Sub-inspector of
Police, Assistant Sub-inspector of Police, Police I nspector
and Deputy Superintendent of Police of the district .
(6) Description of important posts in the district.
(j) To collect in register all kinds of appointment , punishment,
transfer, leave, transfer of Garad, departmental orders and
properly maintain the records.
(k) To register, or cause to be registered, in the crime book
maintained in his or her office information of all crimes filed in
the Area Police Office and Police Posts, and mentio n his or her
opinion about the conduct of the concerned police e mployee
while investigating into the crime.
(l) To mention the name of suspected persons in cas es of offenses,
and cause all Area Police Offices and Posts to ment ion the names
of suspected persons and have surveillance of the a ctivities of
such persons.
(m) If it is necessary to investigate and inquire i nto crimes in cases in
which the Government of Nepal is plaintiff includin g riots and
state affairs involving many persons, homicide, rob bery, to do
also the acts required to be done by the Area Polic e Office of
other area, but if for any reason he or she cannot do the same, and
depute the Deputy Superintendent of Police or Polic e Inspector or
Sub-inspector of Police or Chief of Area Police Off ice to do such
acts, and when he or she becomes able to go there, to go there
and inspect whether the acts are in order or not an d carry out the
rest action.
(n) In inspecting the Area Police Office, to examin e whether acts
have been done in accordance with law and order, an d mention in
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necessary to add time to do such acts, and if any wrong is noticed
to also mention the same in the book.
(o) To maintain in the specified book the details of cases such as
theft, robbery, homicide, homicide by poison, sex, arson, killing
of cow, narcotics, human trafficking.
(p) To make necessary arrangement of security on mo tor
vehicles…………
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(q) Where an information report of theft, robbery, homicide has been
filed or the police has known the matter or the acc used has been
arrested prior to the filing of report, to make rep ort to the higher
office on the same day to the extent possible and w ithin Three
days if not possible on the same day and send a ref erence copy
thereof to the Inspector General of Police.
(r) To make necessary arrangement of security while making visit by
officials assuming high office with facility of bod yguard, shifting
office or dispatching governmental cash, goods in-k ind.
(s) To send such news as worth publicizing to the P olice
Headquarters and give information thereof to the Ch ief District
Officer as well.
(t) To forward monthly report on homicide, robbery, use of poison,
big riots, conspiracies forged against the governme nt and annual
report on the police administration to the Regional Police Office.
(u) To make arrangements, as required, for the nigh t patrolling and
guard.
(v) To have information on the activities of foreig n nationals and
cause the same to be maintained.
(w) To control traffic police within the district.
 
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(x) To maintain necessary contact and coordination with the
international border counterpart officials for the control of
crimes.
(y) To be actively involved, cause to be involved , for rescue during
the occurrence of natural calamity.
19 (z) To collect personal details of the persons stay ing in houses or
rents in the course of controlling or investigating into crimes.
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(z1) To issue a public notice, as required, asking the persons who
make movement within the district to travel with id entity card or
document identifying their identity or show such id entity card or
document as when the security personnel so require.
2135A. Functions and duties of Chief of Metropolitan Police Parisar :
The functions and duties of the Chief of Metropolit an Police Parisar
shall be as follows:
(a) To perform the functions set forth in Clauses ( a), (b), (h), (j), (l),
(o), (r), (s), (u), (v), (w) and (x) of Rule 35,
(b) To arrange for the inspection by the Chief Dist rict Officer once a
year, and to inspect each Metropolitan Police Circl e and Prabhag
at least Three times a year,
(c) To give a report on the crimes and other extra- ordinary activities
within his or her area to the concerned body,
(d) To prepare a report containing the following ma tters while
leaving the district being transferred or promoted:
(1) Relating to the situation of crime in the dist rict.
(2) Situation of peace and security in the distric t.
 
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(3) Name-list of persons involved in criminal activities in the
district.
(4) Relation with the Chief District Officer in the district
related with his or her area.
(5) The competency and moral conduct of the Sub-ins pector
of Police, Assistant Sub-inspector of Police, Polic e
Inspector and Deputy Superintendent of Police of th e
Metropolitan Police Office or subordinate offices.
(6) Description of important units in the district.
(e) If it is necessary to investigate and inquire i nto crimes in cases as
referred to in Schedule-1 of the Government Cases A ct, 2049, to
do also the acts required to be done by the Police Circle and
Police Prabhag of other area, but if for any reason he or she
cannot do the same, and depute the Deputy Superinte ndent of
Police or Police Inspector or Sub-inspector of Poli ce or Chief of
Police Circle or Prabhag to do such acts, and when he or she
becomes able to go there, to go there and inspect w hether the acts
relating to investigation and inquiry are in order or not and carry
out the rest action.
(n) In inspecting the Metropolitan Police Prabhag, to examine
whether acts have been done in accordance with law and order,
and mention in the book the acts to be done within a required
time frame if it is necessary to add time to do suc h acts, and if
any wrong is noticed to also mention the same in th e book.
(o) To maintain, or cause to be maintained, records relating to the
cases investigated and inquired by his or her Offic e.
(p) To make, or cause to be made, necessary arrange ments of
security on motor vehicles of very important and im portant
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(q) Where an information report of cases as referred to in Schedule-1
of the Government Cases Act, 2049 has been filed or the police
has known the matter or the accused has been arrest ed prior to the
filing of report, to make report to the higher offi ce on the same
day to the extent possible and on the following day if not possible
on the same day and send a reference copy thereof t o the
Inspector General of Police,
(r) To abide by, or cause to be abided by, the dire ction given by the
Government of Nepal and higher bodies.
36. Functions and duties of the Chief of Metropolit an Police
Office : The functions and duties of the Chief of Metropolit an Police
Office shall be as follows:
(a) To obtain information of each and every event w ithin his or her
working area and give information to the concerned officer
immediately in that respect.
(b) To give necessary consultancy to his or her sub ordinate offices
for reform and consolidation.
(c) To make arrangements for patrolling and guard a s required
within his working area and control crimes, and rea ch a place in
person immediately when information of the occurren ce of any
event is received.
(d) To inspect once a week the uniform obtained by his or her
subordinate police employees and other governmental goods.
(e) To take care of the arms and ammunitions and ot her
governmental goods held in his or her office and ar range for
sanitation of the same.
(f) To abide by the orders and directions received by him or her from
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2236A. Functions and duties of the Chief of Metropolitan Police Circle
Office : The functions and duties of the Chief of Metropolit an Police
Circle Office shall be as follows:
(a) To perform the functions as referred to in Clauses (a), (b), (c),
(d), (e) and (f) of Rule 36,
(b) To immediately do, or cause to be done, the acts re quired to be
done by the police in the course of court proceedin gs or other
office related business.
(c) To have coordination with the Chief of another Poli ce Office
adjoining to his or her area and make consultation about the
control of crime.
(d) To promptly implement the order given by the Chief District
Officer in relation to the maintenance of peace and order in his or
her area and give a report thereof.
(e) If it is necessary to investigate and inquire into crimes as referred
to in Schedule-1 of the Government Cases Act, 2049, to do also
the acts required to be done by the Police Prabhag Office of
other area, but if for any reason he or she cannot do the same, and
depute the Police Inspector or Sub-inspector of Pol ice or Chief of
Police Prabhag to do such acts, and when he or she becomes able
to go there, to go there and inspect whether the ac ts are in order
or not and carry out the rest action.
(f) To maintain, or cause to be maintained, the details of cases
investigated and inquired into by his or her Office ,
(g) To make, or cause to be made, necessary arrange ment of security
on motor vehicles of very important persons and imp ortant
persons,
(h) Where an information report of cases as referre d to in Schedule-1
of the Government Cases Act, 2049 has been filed or the police
 
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has known the matter or the accused has been arrested prior to the
filing of report, to make report to the higher offi ce on the same
day to the extent possible and on the following day if not possible
on the same day and send a reference copy thereof t o the
Inspector General of Police,
(i) To make arrangements, as required, for the nigh t patrolling and
guard .
(j) To perform, or cause to be performed other acts relating to peace
and security,
(k) To observe, or cause to be observed, the direct ion given by the
Government of Nepal and the higher bodies.
2336B. Functions and duties of Chief of Metropolitan Police Prabhag
Office
: The functions and duties of the Chief of Metropolit an Police
Prabhag Office shall be as follows:
(a) To perform necessary administrative works relat ed with his or
her Office and other police units subordinate to hi s or her office,
(b) To give necessary orders in relation to the fun ctions, duties and
powers of the police employees subordinate to him o r her, to
control them and have discipline maintained by them ,
(c) To have the functions, duties and powers, requi red to be
performed and exercised by police employees, perfor med and
exercised in a proper manner,
(d) To have maintained the record books of police e mployees
properly, and send joint reports to the higher offi ces from time to
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(e) To safely retain the governmental properties, goods etc. held in
his or her office, maintain, or cause to be maintai ned the records
thereof, properly.
(f) To have information of the following places and persons within
his or her area:
(1) Place where persons involved in criminal activi ty gather,
(2) Place where persons involved in criminal activi ty hide,
(3) Persons who give shelter to persons involved in criminal
activity,
(4) Persons doing business of theft goods,
(5) Persons who hold or make illegal arms,
(6) Persons who entice the commission of a crimin al act.
(g) To make frequent patrolling within his or her a rea and have
continuous surveillance over the persons involved i n the criminal
activity.
(h) To make close contact with the general public, maintain true
records of the past activities of the persons with malice character
and the surveillance over them,
(i) To make fair dealing with the persons who make complaints with
the Metropolitan Police Prabhag,
(j) To examine, or cause to be examined, from time to time whether
the subordinate police employees have performed the functions
and duties required to be performed by them,
(k) To make inspection once in a week of the unifor m of the police
employees and other governmental goods and if there is any
defect or loss or damage in such goods, give a repo rt thereof to
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(l) To safely retain in own custody of the arms and ammunitions and
other goods held in his or her office and allow suc h goods to be
taken outside only for the purpose of peace and sec urity and
activities related thereto, and if such goods need not to be used, to
retain or cause to be retained the same in the stor e or Kot
immediately,
(m) If permission has been given to any police empl oyee subordinate
to him or her to remain absent, to record the same, accompanied
by the reason, in the general diary,
(n) To sign the general diary, and make arrangement s for the daily
works and give necessary order and direction in thi s respect,
(o) To inspect the storage in its office each day a nd examine the
records of goods in-kind and cash,
(p) Where a subordinate police employee has been de puted to
investigate and inquire into any case, to send a re port to the
Metropolitan Police Parisar indicating that such investigation
and inquiry has been carried out properly,
(q) To take custody of the key of the box containin g arms and
ammunitions and place where detainees are held,
(r) To make necessary management of the police empl oyees to be
deputed on duty,
(s) While holding in detention or taking out from d etention any
person to be detained, to hold him or her in detent ion or taking
out him or her from detention by himself or herself or in his or
her presence to the extent possible,
(t) To equally allocate business to all police empl oyees subordinate
to him or her and engage them in work,
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(v) To prevent illegal movement of foreigners within his or her area,
(w) To abide by the orders and directions received by him or her from
time to time,
(x) To be actively involved, cause to be involved, for rescue during
the occurrence of natural calamity,
(y) To perform other necessary works relating to hi s or her functions
and duties.
37. Functions and duties of the Chief of Area Polic e Office or
Ward Police Office : The functions and duties of the Chief of Area
Police Office or Ward Police Office shall be as fol lows:
(a) To arrange the administration of the Area Polic e Office or Ward
Police Office and Post.
(b) To secure the proper discharge of the functions and duties to be
performed by police employees, cause the records an d books to
be maintained properly and accurately and send the timely
reports to the higher offices from time to time.
(c) To safely maintain the governmental properties, goods etc. in the
Area Police Office or Ward Police Office and mainta in updated
records thereof.
(d) To give order to the subordinate police employe es in relation to
their functions and duties, maintain control over t hem and get
them to observe discipline.
(e) To have information of the following places and persons within
his or her area:
(1) Place where persons with malice character gathe r,
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(4) Persons harboring thieves or doing business of theft
goods,
(5) Persons who hold or make illegal arms,
(6) Persons who sells women and carry out smuggling of
goods,
(7) Persons who carry on the transaction of or cons ume
narcotics,
(8) Persons who play gambling and procure gambling.
(f) To have frequent patrolling within the area, co ntinuous
surveillance over the persons with malice character , make close
contact with the public, and maintain updated recor ds of the past
activities of the persons with malice character and of the
surveillance made over them.
(g) Immediately when a report of a crime is receive d by the Area
Police Office or Ward Police Office, to proceed to the scene of
crime in prison or immediately depute another polic e employee if
he or she is not able to proceed to the scene, and to collect the
evidences to the extent available in the scene of t he crime and
take immediate action to arrest the offender.
Provided that, if a report of heinous crimes such a s
homicide, robbery is made, to go to the scene of cr ime in person
immediately.
(h) If reports on complaints are made to the Area P olice Office or
Ward Police Office, to have fair dealing with the c omplainants
and carefully listen to the matters that intend to tell.
(i) To maintain a secret book in the format specifi ed by the
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(j) To examine from time to time whether the police employees have
performed the functions and duties required to be p erformed by
them.
(k) To make inspect, once a week, the uniform and o ther
governmental goods received by the police employees , and if any
defect is found thereon, to give a report thereof t o the higher
police officer. To make inspection, from time to ti me, whether
his or her subordinate employees have proper unifor m and goods
or not.
(l) To take safe custody of the arms, ammunitions a nd other goods
held in the Area Police Office or Ward Police Offic e. To allow
these goods to be taken out only for the purpose of peace,
security and other functions, duties pertaining the reto, and if they
are not to be used, to immediately store them or sa fely retain
them in the Kot.
(m) To provide the police employees deputed in post s and all other
police employees subordinate to him or her with inf ormation
about the control of crime and with the matters rel ated to them,
out of the orders and directions issued by the Poli ce Inspector to
the Area Police Office or Ward Police Office.
(n) If permission is given to any subordinate polic e employee to
remain absent, to maintain records also including t he reason in
the general diary.
(o) At the time when he or she is present in the Ar ea Police Office or
Ward Police Office, to open and see in person all l etters and
papers including orders, reports, correspondences r eceived by the
Area Police Office or Ward Police Office.
(p) To sign the general diary, arrange for the func tions and duties
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(q) If any subordinate police employee is deputed to investigate into
any case, in forwarding a report thereof to the Dis trict Police
Office, to ascertain that the investigation has bee n carried out
properly.
(r) To take custody of the key of the treasury box and place where
detainees are held.
(s) To give order slips to the police employees who are deputed on
guard duty.
(t) In holding detainees in or taking out detainees from detention
rooms, to do so in person to the extent possible an d through other
police employee before him or her.
(u) To equally distribute business to all police em ployees in each
Area Police Office or Ward Police Office.
(v) To make proper arrangement of time and have goo d sanitation of
office, residence, kitchen and toilets.
(w) To prevent activities contrary to the society a nd order in the
border areas.
(x) In the event of smuggling of goods or illegal d eforestation or
likelihood of the commission of such acts, to immed iately give
information to the concerned body and to provide as sistance
immediately if assistance is sought.
(y) To protect international boundary pillars.
(z) To prevent illegal arrival of foreigners within his or her area.
(z1) To observe the orders and directions received by him or her from
time to time.
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2437A.Metropolitan police provision to apply : (1) The metropolitan
police provision shall be deemed to have come into force in the
Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts at the time of
commencement of this Rules, and in relation to the other districts, the
Government of Nepal may, by a notification in the N epal Gazette, apply
the metropolitan police provision, as per necessity .
(2) The District Police Officers existing in the di stricts at the time
of the commencement of the metropolitan police prov ision in the
districts shall be converted into the Metropolitan Police Parisars in the
respective districts.
(3) The acts and actions done by the District Polic e Offices in the
districts where they are converted in the Metropoli tan Police Parisar
shall be deemed to have been done and taken by the Metropolitan Police
Parisar .
(4) The Ward Police Offices and Area Police Offices existing at
the time of the commencement of the metropolitan po lice provision
shall be converted into the Metropolitan Police Cir cles in the respective
districts.
(5) The acts and actions done by the Ward Police Of fices and
Area Police Offices to be converted into the Metrop olitan Police Circle
shall be deemed to have been done and taken by the Metropolitan Police
Circle.
(6) The Police Posts existing at the time of the co mmencement of
the metropolitan police provision shall be converte d into the
Metropolitan Police Prabhag in the respective districts.
(7) The acts and actions done by the Police Posts t o be converted
into the Metropolitan Police Prabhag shall be deemed to have been
done and taken by the Metropolitan Police Prabhag.
 
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(8) The acts and actions yet to be performed by the District Police
Office, Ward Police Office and Area Police Office a nd Police Posts
shall devolve on the Metropolitan Police Parisar, Metropolitan Police
Circle and Police Prabhag, respectively.
38. Functions and duties of the Chief of Police Pos t : The functions
and duties of the Chief of Police Post shall be as follows:
(a) To maintain proper discipline and conduct of th e subordinate
police employees.
(b) To inspect the police personnel in the morning and evening each
day and make them understand their functions and du ties and
examine their activities.
(c) To make continuous contact with the pertinent h igher office, and
give information of important events immediately wh en such
information is received, and in the case of other c rimes, give a
report thereof to the pertinent higher office daily .
(d) To give a report indicating the activities of t he subordinate police
employees to the pertinent higher office from time to time.
(e) To examine the arms, ammunitions and cash and i n-kind held in
the Post and make report thereof from time to time.
(f) To make frequent patrolling within the area, an d have true
information about the inhabitants within the area.
(g) To maintain peace and order and make effort to prevent the
commission of crimes in the area.
(h) To forward to the pertinent higher office an at tendance form of
each month within the seventh day of the last month .
(i) If an application or information about crimes i s received, to
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he or she has to go to the scene of crime, accompanied by
required force, and to the necessary action to be d one in time.
(j) To be actively involved, cause to be involved, for rescue during
the occurrence of natural or divine calamity.
39. Functions and duties of police personnel : The functions and duties
of the police personnel shall be as follows:
(a) To prevent crime.
(b) To remain on duty at the specified place.
(c) While remaining on guard at the place where det ainees are held
or ammunitions or other goods are held, to so do ac t properly that
the detainees cannot escape or goods cannot be misa ppropriated.
(d) At the time of exchange of turn, to hand over t he directions and
orders of the work to be issued by the in-charge as to be done by
the guard to the new guard taking the charge.
(e) At the time of exchange of turn, the new guard has to examine
and count in presence of the previous guard whether the lock of
the treasury in custody of the previous guard is in order or not
and whether the detainees are in proper condition o r not.
(f) To arrest the absconded accused if he or she is found and give a
report to the concerned police office if clues of a ny other kind of
crime are found.
(g) To render assistance to the general public in t he event of natural
or divine calamity or in other circumstance.
2539A. Implementation of direction received from the Attorney
General : It shall be the duty of the concerned police emplo yee to
implement, or cause to be implemented, the directio n received from the
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taken in custody or such a person has not been allowed to meet his or
her near persons or to make visit through his or he r legal practitioner,
subject to the Interim Constitution of Nepal.
Chapter-6
Relation of Local Administration and Local Police

40. To be under control of local administration : Except for the
discipline and internal provision of the police, al l police chiefs in the
district shall remain under the general control and supervision of the
Chief District Officer.
41. To give prior notice while leaving district : The chief of District
Police Office
26 or Metropolitan Police Parisar shall, while leaving the
district, give a prior notice thereof to the Chief District Officer.
42. To abide by direction : It shall be the duty of the chief of District
Police Office
27or Metropolitan Police Parisar to perform the business
assigned to him or her to maintain peace and order in the district and
observe the direction given by the Chief District O fficer in such a
matter.
43. Power of Chief District Officer to send recommendat ion or
opinion : The Chief District Officer may send his or her
recommendation or opinion to the chief of District Police Office
28or
Metropolitan Police Parisar and higher police officer in relation to the
affairs of the police employees in the district.
44. Inspection by Chief District Officer : (1) The Chief District Officer
shall inspect, or cause to be inspected, the Distri ct Police Office,
 
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Metropolitan Police Parisar, Area Police Office, Police Circle and
Police Prabhag at least once a year.
(2) The Chief District Officer shall study a secret report relating
to whether the chief of District Police Office or M etropolitan Police
Parisar has inspected their subordinate police offices and diary
maintained in each Area Police Office, Police Circl e, Police Prabhag
and Police Post and the Police as well as summary r eport in relation to
crimes and give a notice, accompanied by his or her comments, to the
chief of District Police Office or Metropolitan Pol ice Parisar .
45. To make report and obtain prior instruction : In tackling illegal
groups, communal or political processions, the chie f of District Police
Office
29or Metropolitan Police Parisar shall obtain prior instruction or
direction from the Chief District Officer. If it ap pears that peace and
security may be undermined, the chief of District P olice Office
30or
Metropolitan Police Parisar shall give a report to the Chief District
Officer and request for appropriate direction.
46. To make correspondences through the chief of office : The local
administration shall, in making correspondence with the police
organization, do so generally through the chief of office.
47. To make consultation in filling report relating to character : The
Regional Chief shall mandatorily consult with the C hief District Officer,
in filling a report relating to the character of th e Chief of District Police
Office, and
31the Metropolitan Police Chief shall do so while fil ling a
report relating to that of the Chief of Metropolitan Police Parisar.
48. To seek consultation while taking action on transfe r or
discipline : In transferring the chief of District Police Offic e 32or
 
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Metropolitan Police Parisar or taking disciplinary against him or her,
the Chief District Officer of the concerned distric t may be consulted
with as per necessity.
49. To visit a foreign country to discuss on controllin g crime : If the
chief of local police office has to visit a foreign country to have
discussion, as required, with the counterpart polic e officer of the police
office in the adjoining territory of the neighborin g country in the course
of rendering mutual assistance in order to control crimes that may be
committed in adjoining area and make investigation thereinto, the chief
has to give information to the local administration as well.
Chapter-7
Leave

50. To remove police employee who remains absent wi thout
obtaining leave : No Police employee shall be absent from work
without obtaining leave pursuant to this Rules.
(2) The Government of Nepal may remove such Police employee
from the service who has remained absent by violati ng Sub-rule (1).
Provided that, it shall not be deemed to have contr avened this
Rule, in cases where the Police employee has gone o n leave without
obtaining approval and submits an application for l eave and the leave
has been approved.
51. Leave is not a matter of right : (1) No police employee shall be
entitled to claim leave as of right.
(2) The leave sanctioning authority may, in view of the
convenience of work, grant or refuse to grant leave at his or her
discretion, or may, in the event of need, cancel th e approved leave of a
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52. Types of leave : The police employees shall be entitled to the leav e as
follows:
(1) Casual leave,
(2) Home leave,
(3) Sick leave,
(4) Obsequies leave,
(5) Maternity leave,
(6) Substitution leave.
53. Casual leave : (1) A police employee shall be entitled to the cas ual
leave not exceeding Twelve days each year.
(2) The casual leave may not generally be taken in excess of four
days at a time.
(3) The casual leave of One year shall not be allow ed to
accumulate and be taken in the following year.
(4) If a police employee has to go on a leave in a manner to leave
his or her district and has no time to have the lea ve sanctioned, he or she
may get it sanctioned after going on the leave.
(5) A police employee who is on the casual leave sh all be entitled
to full salary, allowance and ration.
(6) Generally, the casual leave shall not be taken in
synchronization with the other leaves except Saturd ay.
54. Home leave : (1) Every Police employee shall be entitled to get home
leave at the rate of Thirty days each year.
(2) The Police employee may accumulate the home lea ve earned
by him or her for up to
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(3) While going home once a year on the home leave and
returning to office from home after completing the home leave, a Police
employee shall get a time for journey, at the rate of One day for every
eight Kosh (Sixteen miles) if he or she travels on foot, and in the case of
travel by vehicle, train or aero-plane, as many day s as required to
complete such journey.
(4) In cases where any Police employee is detached from the
service due to any reason, such a Police employee s hall be entitled to get
a lump sum amount against his or her accumulated ho me leave of a
maximum of
34One Hundred and Eighty days at the rate of the salary
being drawn by him or her in the post in which he o r she has lien.
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(5) A police employee who is on the home leave shal l be entitled
to full salary, allowance and ration.
(6) A police employee who is in suspension shall no t be entitled
to the home leave during that period.
55. Sick leave : (1) Every Police employee shall be entitled to ge t a sick
leave of Twelve days in each year, with salary, all owance and ration,
except the days spent in a hospital upon being sick or sustaining injury
in the course of performing the duty.
(2) The Police employee shall be entitled to get ac cumulated the
sick leave earned by him or her, and in cases where the Police employee
is detached from the service due to any reason, suc h a Police shall be
entitled to get a lump sum amount against his or he r accumulated sick
leave at the rate of the salary being drawn by him or her in the post in
which he or she has lien.
 
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(3) A Police employee requesting for the sick leave for a period
of more than five days shall have to submit a certi ficate issued by a
recognized doctor. Provided that in cases where the authority
empowered to grant leave believes that submission o f such a certificate
was not generally possible, he or she may sanction that leave even
without certificate, by having recorded the matter accordingly.
(4) If a Police employee suffers from a serious or strong disease
and submits a certificate issued by a recognized do ctor, the Police
employee may obtain an additional level of a maximu m of Forty Five
days. Home leave shall be deducted at the rate of O ne day for every
Two days of sick leave from the earned or to be ear ned home leave of
the police employee taking such a leave.
(5) A Police employee who is in suspension shall no t be entitled
to the sick leave for that period.
56. Obsequies leave : (1) If any Police employee has to observe obsequie s
as per ritual practices shall be entitled to get ob sequies leave of a
maximum of Fifteen days
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given same days of obsequies leave if her husband h
as to observe
obsequies.
(2) A police employee who is on such obsequies leav e shall be
entitled to full salary, allowance and ration.
57. Maternity leave : (1) If any female Police employee becomes
pregnant, she shall be entitled to get Sixty days o f maternity leave
before or after the delivery.
(2) A female police employee who is on the maternit y leave shall
be entitled to full salary, allowance and ration.
 
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(3) Maternity leave shall be given only for two times during the
entire period of service. A female Police employee who has more than
two children shall have to take the leave required during her maternity
in a manner to be deducted from her earned or to be earned home leave
and sick leave.
(4) The office sanctioning the leave of employee sh all maintain
up-to-date records as referred to in Sub-rule (3).
58. Replacement leave : The concerned chief of office may give
replacement leave to the Police employee doing duty on any public
holiday, making adjustment with one another. Provid ed that, such
replacement leave shall not exceed Seven days at on e time.
59. Official to grant leave : (1) If the chief of office is required to go on
casual or sick leave, he or she shall have to get i t approved by the
pertinent higher office after going on the leave.
(2) The casual leave, festival leave, sick leave, o bsequies leave to
any Police Inspector and senior Officers than that of the office where the
chief of office is Inspector or senior to him or he r and all types of other
leave to any other Police personnel may be granted by the chief of office
of the same office.
(3) The home leave to a Police Inspector or Police officer of
higher level may be granted by the chief of one lev el higher office.
(4) The chief of office may sanction the leave othe r than the
home leave to the employees of that office where th e other Police
employee is the chief of office, and the one level higher chief of office
may sanction the home leave.
(5) In the case of the Police Inspectors at the Pol ice Headquarters
and the Police officers thereabove, the concerned s ection chief may
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Police or the official designated by him or her may sanction the other
leave.
60. Procedure for requesting the leave : (1) For the sanction of a leave,
the Police employee intending to go on a leave purs uant to this Chapter
shall have to submit an application to the official empowered to grant
leave through his or her own office, indicating the period of leave
required for him or her, the reason for the same an d other details if
required to go abroad; and the official empowered t o grant leave shall
also have to give a notice of approval or disapprov al of leave to such
Police employee.
(2) The official empowered to grant leave shall, pr ior to
sanctioning any type of leave, have regard to the c ircumstance and only
then decide to sanction or not to sanction the leav e.
(3) In the case of the casual leave, the official e mpowered to
grant leave may sanction the leave may, at his or h er discretion, sanction
such a leave on the basis of verbal request despite that an application has
not been made pursuant to Sub-rule (1).
(4) If the official empowered to grant leave is sat isfied with the
following, he or she may sanction leave to the appl icant from the date
preceding the date of application for leave:
(a) that it was not possible to obtain prior approv al of
the official empowered to grant leave or
(b) that the applicant had made every attempt to ob tain
prior approval.
Provided that, that if an application is made for t he sanction of
leave after having gone on leave and the leave is n ot sanctioned and
consequently the Police employee making application for leave is
removed from the service pursuant to Sub-rule (2) o f Rule 50, he or she
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61. Record of leave : (1) The official authorized to grant leave shall c ause
to be maintained the records of leave of all Police employees working
under him or her.
(2) In being deputed upon any Police employee being transferred,
the transcript of the record of leave of the Police employee shall have to
be sent to the present office.
62. Where it is not possible to obtain sanction : If the immediate
higher official thinks that any Police employee has to go on a leave and
such leave seems as liable to be sanctioned, he or she shall give order in
writing to such a Police employee to go on a leave and give a notice
thereof to the leave sanction authority.
63. To mention as absent : If any Police employee remains absent and
information thereof has already been given to the R ecord Keeping
Office, the Police employee may give a report to th e concerned official
that is one level higher than the official making o rder of absence, setting
the matter that the leave has to be sanctioned, wit hin Fifteen days after
the date of the receipt of notice of absence. If on examining and
inquiring into the report, the contents of the repo rt of the Police
employee appear to be true, the concerned officer m ay sanction the
leave and give information thereof.
64. Punishment to be inflicted if false reason is s hown : If a Police
employee is held to have taken the sick leave, obse quies leave and
maternity leave showing any false reason, such a Po lice employee shall
be liable to departmental action pursuant to this R ules.
65. As to public holidays falling in meanwhile : In cases where any
type of leave taken by a Police employee ends on a public holiday and if
he or she does not attend the office on the next da y of such public
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leave taken by him or her stayed on another leave obtainable by him or
her where no such leave is due to him or her.
66. As to going on leave during training period : Notwithstanding
anything contained elsewhere in these Rules, no oth er leave except the
public holiday and obsequies leave shall ordinarily be given during the
training period.
67. Accumulated leave can be used : If the home leave or sick leave of
any Police employee is accumulated prior to the Rul es relating to the
terms of service prevailing prior to the commenceme nt of these Rules,
he or she shall be entitled to use the accumulated leave pursuant to these
Rules.
Explanation : For the purposes of this Rule, in the case of the
sick leave, the sick leave shall be calculated at t he rate of Twelve days
for One year of the service period prior to the com mencement of this
Rules, and the sick leave that remains after deduct ing the sick leave
already used by the Police employee during that per iod shall be
considered to be the accumulated sick leave. If in so calculating, the sick
leave of more days than that can be accumulated has been taken, the
days of the leave so taken shall be deducted from t he to be earned sick
leave.
Chapter-8
Conduct

68. Restriction on receiving gift, present : No Police employee as well
as his or her family member shall, without prior ap proval of the
Government of Nepal, accept gift, present or gratif ication of any kind
from any native person or foreigner in a manner to affect in any manner
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69. Restriction on receiving donation : No Police employee shall,
without prior approval of the Government of Nepal, accept or ask for
donation of any kind for any work, and nor such emp loyee be involved
in the obtaining of any other kind of financial ass istance.
70. Prohibition on purchasing immovable property withou t
approval : No Police employee shall purchase any immovable pr operty,
except that required for his or her residence, in h is or her own name or
in the name of his or her family without giving pri or notice to the
Government of Nepal. The gazette Police officer may purchase
immovable property only after obtaining approval fr om the Government
of Nepal.
71. Description of property : (1) Any Police employee who is now
incumbent and newly appointed Police employee shall have to submit
the details of the following property to the author ity prescribed by the
Government of Nepal within three months after the c ommencement of
this Rules, and within one month of appointment, re spectively:
(a) details of each and every immovable property, share and bank balance in his or her name or in the
name of his or her family member,
(b) approximate value of cash, jewelry, gold and si lver
laid with him or her or in his or her name.
(2) In submitting description as referred to in Sub -rule (1), any
Police employee who has been living in the joint fa mily shall have to
submit the description of property held with him or her and laid in the
name of the head of the family.
(3) It shall be the duty of each Police employee to give a notice to
the authority of any alteration in his or her prope rty within Three
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72. Restriction on carrying on trade and business : (1) No Police
employee shall, without prior approval of the Gover nment of Nepal,
carry out the following acts:
(a) To carry on any trade,
(b) To be a partner in any firm,
(c) To accept any kind of part-time employment, and
(d) To carry on any business.
73. Restriction on divulging matters known in governmen tal
business : No Police employee shall, without being authorized by the
Government of Nepal, or specifically authorized inf orm or divulge
directly or indirectly, to any other unauthorized P olice employee or non-
governmental person or press about any confidential matter which was
known to him or her in the course of performance of the governmental
duty or about any matter written or collected by hi m or her.
74. Not to contact with radio or newspapers : No Police employee
shall publish any article in his or her real, nickn ame or with anonymity
in any newspaper or magazine or to broadcast from r adio without
obtaining approval of the Government of Nepal.
Provided that, no such approval shall be required , if such
publication or broadcast is in literary, artistic, historical or scientific and
professional subject; and after the publication or broadcasting the same
shall be submitted through own office.
75. Restriction on criticizing the Government of Ne pal : No Police
employee shall, on his or her real or fictitious na me or anonymously,
publish any feature article, provide any news to th e press, make any
public speech by radio or television etc., give any public speech or
lecture which is contrary to the policies of the Go vernment of Nepal or
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Nepal with the public or with any foreign nation or the mutual relation
of the people of Nepal.
76. Not to take part in politics : The Police employee shall not take part
in election for any political party or seek vote fo r any one or make
influence in any manner.
Provided that, nothing shall prevent the exercise o f the voting
right in accordance with the laws in force without disclosing the matter
whom he or she has voted for or planned to vote for .
77. Restriction on taking part in politics : No Police employee shall be
a member of any political party, take part in polit ics, seek donation for
assistance to a political organization or otherwise influence any political
organization or movement.
78. Clearance of any act and action done by Police empl oyee : No
Police employee shall take support of press or medi a for any false
accusation made against him or her in relation to t he performance of his
or duties, without obtaining prior approval of the Government of Nepal.
Provided that, this Rules shall not restrict any right to give
clearance regarding any personal act or character o f any Police
employee.
79. To maintain time and regularity : Every Police employee shall have
to be in duty at the specified time and regularly a nd not become absent
without getting approval of leave in advance ordina rily.
80. Discipline and obedience : (1) The Police employee shall have to
discharge their duty with discipline and diligence.
(2) The Police employee shall have to obey the comm and given
by the senior officers on the matters of one’s duty promptly.
(3) The Police employee shall have to show reasonab le respect
towards all officers senior to him or her.

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81. Police employee not to make external influence : In order to make
feasible the interest relating to the service, no P olice employee shall
cause or attempt to cause any undue influence or pr essure on the officers
senior to him or her.
82. To hand over certificate of appointment : The Police employee
shall, after the discontinuance of his or her servi ce, hand over the
certificate of appointment received by him or her w hile in service to the
competent authority.
83. Restriction on polygamy, child marriage, unequal ma rriag e: No
male Police employee shall, except in the following circumstances,
conclude polygamy or keep another wife while his wi fe is alive or prior
to making divorce pursuant to law:
(a) If the wife has suffered from leprosy,
(b) If the wife has any contagious venereal disease which has become incurable,
(c) If the wife has become incurably insane,
(d) If no offspring has been born or remained ali ve
within Ten years of the marriage,
(e) If the wife becomes crippled, with being unabl e to
make movement,
(f) If his wife becomes blind of both eyes.
(2) No Police employee shall conclude, or cause to be concluded,
marriage in contravention of the Chapter of Marriag e of the Muluki Ain
(General Code).
(3) No Police employee shall conclude or cause to b e concluded
marriage so that the age difference of the female a nd the male is more
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Chapter-9
Punishment and Appeal

84. Punishment : In the existence of reasonable and sufficient reas on, the
following departmental action may be taken against any Police
employee:
(a) to admonish.
(b) to give physical fatigue (fatigue duty) or inte rnee.
(c) to write prejudicial opinion in the report rega rding the conduct.
(d) To withhold the increment of salary (grade) or promotion.
(e) to diminish to the lower post or lower time-sca le or lower scale of
the same time scale.
(f) to fully or partly recover, from the salary and allowance, loss and
damage caused to the Government of Nepal due to neg ligence or
non-observance of rule, order.
(g) to remove from the service without holding disq ualified for
governmental service in the future.
(h) to dismiss from the service with holding disqua lified for
governmental service in the future.
85. To admonish or to write prejudicial opinion : If any Police
employee commits recklessness in his or her work, h e or she may be
admonished. If he or she commits recklessness in th e work even up to
Two times, a prejudicial opinion shall be written i n the report regarding
his or her behavior/character.
86. To withhold increment of salary or promotion : The authority
awarding punishment may withhold the increment of s alary or
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87. To make demotion : The authority awarding punishment may demote
any Police employee to the lower post or lower time scale or lower scale
of the same time scale in any of the following circ umstances, and may
recover from him or her any loss and damage, if any , caused to the
Government of Nepal:
(a) If he or she does not perform work satisfactorily.
(b) If he or she does any undisciplined act.
(c) If he or she contravenes the rules relating to conduct.
(d) If he or she shows false reason to detach from the service within
five years of appointment.
(e) If he or she does not implement or obey the ord er or direction
given.
(f) If he or she goes on leave without having reaso nable reason and
without prior approval or does not present in the w ork.
(g) If he or she commits recklessness or does not o bey the rules,
orders.
88. To remove or dismiss from the service : (1) The authority awarding
punishment may remove or dismiss any Police employe e from the
service in any of the following circumstances:
(a) If he or she fails to perform his or her respon sibility
due to disqualification.
(b) If he or she participates in politics.
(c) If he or she does the work in undisciplined way
repeatedly.
(d) If he or she is convicted by the court of a cri minal
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(e) If he or she does not observe conduct as per the
responsibility of his or her post.
(f) If he or she consumes alcoholic substance durin g
the office time or in uniform even before and after
the office time.
(g) If he or she commits corruption.
(h) If he or she contravenes the matters relating t o
conduct repeatedly.
(i) If he or she goes on leave or remains absent wi thout
for any reasonable reason or without having leave
sanctioned.
89. Procedure relating to punishment : (1) In punishing the Police
Inspector and the Police employee thereabove, the p unishment awarding
authority shall seek advice of the Inspector Genera l of Police.
(2) Prior to issuing an order to any Police employe e for
punishment, the punishment awarding authority shall give an
opportunity to the Police employee to defend himsel f or herself, by
providing such Police with the reasons for such act ion, and a reasonable
time to submit his or her note of defense. While gi ving such an
opportunity, the charge against him or her shall be clearly indicated and
the facts and grounds on which each charge is based shall also be
specified. Then, such a Police employee shall submi t written
explanation/clarification as to his or her defense and proposed
punishment within the time limit specified by the p unishment awarding
authority.
Provided that,- (a) In the case of a Police employee who has absconded and whose whereabouts are not known
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any other reason, the procedures as referred to in
this Rule are not required to be followed.
(b) If it is required to award departmental punishm ent
to any Police employee on the basis of being
proved as criminal by the court in the offence
involving moral turpitude.
(c) If it is not reasonable to provide an opportuni ty for
defense, it is not required to provide such a Polic e
employee with an opportunity to defend himself or
herself pursuant to this Sub-rule, by executing a
memorandum to that effect.
(3) The punishment awarding authority may, if he or she thinks it
necessary, conduct an investigation either by himse lf or herself or
through any other officer. The investigating offici al shall, as required,
inquire into the concerned Police employee and subm it a report along
with the reason and his or her verdict and the proo f and evidence
available.
(4) If an investigation on any charge made against a Police
employee has to be conducted, the punishment awardi ng authority may
suspend him or her until the conclusion of the inve stigation. Provided
that, the period of such suspension shall not excee d Six months.
(5) A Police employee who is held in detention purs uant to Sub-
rule (4) shall be provided with one-fourth of the s alary and allowance
receivable by him or her.
(6) If any Police employee is held in detention upo n being
arrested on any criminal charge, such Police employ ee shall be ipso
facto suspended during the period of such detention.
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(a) If the charge made against the suspended employee
is not proved and is acquitted and he or she has
got one fourth of the salary during the period of
suspension, the remaining salary (including salary
increment if any) shall be provided to him or her
after deducting the one-fourth salary. If he or she
is held to be offender, he or she shall not be
entitled to the remaining salary and allowance
after the date on which he or she has been
suspended.
(b) If any employee has been suspended not in relation
to any governmental business or in the course of
action taken by the Government of Nepal but for
any other reason, he or she shall not be entitled t o
the salary and allowance during such period of
suspension.
90. To order for punishment : After the completion of investigation
pursuant to Rule 89, the punishment awarding author ity may, if the
concerned police employee has been asked to submit clarification but he
or she has not submitted clarification within the s pecified time or the
clarification submitted by him or her is not satisf actory, award
punishment and a copy of the order of punishment sh all be provided to
him or her.
91. Termination of service : In terminating the service of any Police
employee in the following circumstances, it is not required to follow the
procedures as referred to in Rule 89:
(a) Where appointment has been made subject to the undergoing of a
probation period, prior to the approval of appointm ent,
(b) If appointed on contract, prior to the terminat ion of the period of
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(c) If appointed on temporary post, prior to the termination of that
period, and
(d) If he or she is held physically unfit by the ap proved medical
board.
92. Procedures for appeal : ( 1) Any Police employee who is not satisfied
with the order given pursuant to Rule 90 may appeal in his or her own
name.
(2) The appeal making Police employee shall have to attach
existing material evidences required for the clarif ication, and the appeal
has to be written in respectable language. The appe al has to be
accompanied by a copy of the order for punishment a gainst which the
appeal is being made,
(3) In making an appeal, appeal has to be filed thr ough the chief
of office in which the appeal making employee is se rving or through the
officer against whose order the appeal has been mad e.
(4) The appeal shall have to be made within thirty five days of
receiving the order for punishment.
(5) Decision made at the appeal level shall be fina l.
93. Type of punishment, punishment awarding authori ty and
appeal hearing authority : The authority to award punishment and
hear appeal against the same pursuant to this Chapt er, except the matters
set forth in Rule 91, shall be as follows:
(1) Police

peon (a) To admonish,
to fully or partly
recover, from the
salary and
allowance, loss
and damage
(a) Concerned
Sub-inspector
of Police or
Assistant Sub-
inspector of
Police. (a) Concerned
Police Inspector

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caused to the
Government of
Nepal due to
negligence or
non-observance
of rule, order, to
give physical
fatigue (fatigue
duty) or held in
detention in for
up to Fifteen
days.
(b) To remove from the service
without holding
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future or to
dismiss from the
service with
holding
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future. (b) Concerned
Deputy
Superintendent
of Police
(b) Concerned
Superintendent of
Police
(2) Police
personnel (a) To admonish,
to write
prejudicial
opinion in the
report regarding (a) Concerned
Deputy
Superintendent
of Police or
Police (a) Concerned
Superintendent of
Police

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the conduct, to
fully or partly
recover, from the
salary and
allowance, loss
and damage
caused to the
Government of
Nepal due to
negligence or
non-observance
of rule, order, to
give physical
fatigue (fatigue
duty) or held in
detention in for
up to fifteen days
with or without
deputing on duty. Inspector or
Sub-inspector
of Police or
Assistant Sub-
inspector of
Police.

(b) To diminish to the lower post or
lower time-scale
or lower scale of
the same time
scale, to withhold
promotion or to
remove from the
service without
holding
disqualified for
governmental (b) Concerned
Superintendent
of Police
(b) Concerned
Deputy Inspector
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service in the
future or to
dismiss from the
service with
holding generally
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future.
(3) Police
Head
Constable (a) To admonish,
or to write
prejudicial
opinion in the
report regarding
the conduct, to
withhold salary
increment, to
fully or partly
recover, from the
salary and
allowance, loss
and damage
caused to the
Government of
Nepal due to
negligence or
non-observance
of rule, order, to
give physical
fatigue (fatigue
duty) or held in (a) Concerned
Deputy
Superintendent
of Police or
Police
Inspector or
Sub-inspector
of Police or
Assistant Sub-
inspector of
Police.
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detention in for
up to fifteen days
with or without
deputing on duty.
(b) To diminish to
the lower post or
lower time-scale
or lower scale of
the same time
scale, to withhold
promotion, or to
remove from the
service without
holding
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future or to
dismiss from the
service with
holding generally
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future. (b) Concerned
Superintendent
of Police
(b) Concerned
Deputy Inspector
General of Police
(4) Assistant
Sub-Inspector
of Police (a) To admonish,
or to write
prejudicial
opinion in the
report regarding
the conduct. (a) Concerned
Deputy
Superintendent
of Police or
Police
Inspector or
(a) Concerned
Superintendent of
Police

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Sub-inspector
of Police
(b) To withhold salary increment,
to fully or partly
recover, from the
salary and
allowance, loss
and damage
caused to the
Government of
Nepal due to
negligence or
non-observance
of Rule, order,
and to withhold
promotion. (b) Concerned
Superintendent
of Police
(b) Concerned
Deputy Inspector
General of Police
or in his or her
absence the
Inspector General
of Police
(c) To diminish to the lower post or
lower time-scale
or lower scale of
the same time
scale, or to
remove from the
service without
holding
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future or to
dismiss from the (c) Concerned
Deputy
Inspector
General of
Police
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service with
holding generally
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future.
(5) Sub-
Inspector of
Police (a) To admonish,
or to write
prejudicial
opinion in the
report regarding
the conduct. (a) Concerned
Deputy
Superintendent
of Police or
Police
Inspector (a) Concerned
Superintendent of
Police
(b) To withhold salary increment,
to fully or partly
recover, from the
salary and
allowance, loss
and damage
caused to the
Government of
Nepal due to
negligence or
non-observance
of rule, order, and
to withhold
promotion. (b) Concerned
Superintendent
of Police
(b) Concerned
Deputy Inspector
General of Police
or in his or her
absence the
Inspector General
of Police
(c) To diminish to the lower post or
lower time-scale
or lower scale of (c) Inspector
General of
Police
(c) Government of
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the same time
scale, or to
remove from the
service without
holding
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future or to
dismiss from the
service with
holding generally
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future.
(6) Police
Inspector (a) To admonish,
or to write
prejudicial
opinion in the
report regarding
the conduct. (a) Concerned
Superintendent
of Police or
Deputy
Superintendent
of Police (a) Concerned
Deputy Inspector
General of Police
or in his or her
absence the
Inspector General
of Police
(b) To withhold salary increment,
to fully or partly
recover, from the
salary and
allowance, loss
and damage (b) Concerned
Deputy
Inspector
General of
Police
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caused to the
Government of
Nepal due to
negligence or
non-observance
of rule, order, and
to withhold
promotion.
(c) To diminish to the lower post or
lower time-scale
or lower scale of
the same time
scale, or to
remove from the
service without
holding
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future or to
dismiss from the
service with
holding generally
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future. (c) Secretary
Ministry of
Home Affairs
(c) Government of
Nepal
(7) Deputy
Superintendent
of Police (a) To admonish,
or to write
prejudicial (a) Concerned
Superintendent
of Police (a) Concerned
Deputy Inspector
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opinion in the
report regarding
the conduct.
or in his or her
absence the
Inspector General
of Police
(b) To withhold
promotion. (b) Concerned
Deputy
Inspector
General of
Police (b) Inspector
General of Police
(c) To withhold salary increment,
to fully or partly
recover, from the
salary and
allowance, loss
and damage
caused to the
Government of
Nepal due to
negligence or
non-observance
of rule, order. (c) Inspector
General of
Police
(c) Government of
Nepal

(d) To diminish to
lower post or to
lower time-scale
or lower scale of
the same time
scale, or to
remove from the
service without
holding (d)
Government
of Nepal
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disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future or to
dismiss from the
service with
holding generally
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future.
(8)
Superintendent
of Police (a) To admonish,
or to write
prejudicial
opinion in the
report regarding
the conduct. (a) Concerned
Senior
Superintendent
of Police or
concerned
Deputy
Inspector
General of
Police (a) Concerned
Deputy Inspector
General of Police
or in his or her
absence the
Inspector General
of Police
(b) To withhold salary increment,
to fully or partly
recover, from the
salary and
allowance, loss
and damage
caused to the
Government of
Nepal due to
negligence or (b) Inspector
General of
Police
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non-observance
of rule, order or to
withhold
promotion.
(c) To diminish to
lower post or to
lower time-scale
or lower scale of
the same time
scale, or to
remove from the
service without
holding
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future or to
dismiss from the
service with
holding generally
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future. (c)
Government
of Nepal
(c) Government of
Nepal
(9) Senior
Superintendent
of Police (a) To admonish,
or to write
prejudicial
opinion in the
report regarding
the conduct. (a) Concerned
Deputy
Inspector
General of
Police
(a) Inspector
General of Police
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salary increment,
to fully or partly
recover, from the
salary and
allowance, loss
and damage
caused to the
Government of
Nepal due to
negligence or
non-observance
of rule, order or to
withhold
promotion. General of
Police
Nepal

(c) To diminish to
lower post or to
lower time-scale
or lower scale of
the same time
scale, or to
remove from the
service without
holding
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future or to
dismiss from the
service with
holding generally
disqualified for (c)
Government
of Nepal
(c) Government of
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governmental
service in the
future.
(10) Deputy
Inspector
General of
Police and
Additional
Inspector
General of
Police (a) To admonish,
or to write
prejudicial
opinion in the
report regarding
the conduct.
(a) Inspector
General of
Police
(a) Government of
Nepal
(b) To withhold salary increment,
to fully or partly
recover, from the
salary and
allowance, loss
and damage
caused to the
Government of
Nepal due to
negligence or
non-observance
of rule, order or to
withhold
promotion, to
diminish to lower
post. (b)
Government
of Nepal
(b) Government of
Nepal
(c) To diminish to lower time-
scale or lower (c)
Government
of Nepal (c) Government of
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scale of the same
time scale, or to
remove from the
service without
holding
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future or to
dismiss from the
service with
holding generally
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future.

(11) Inspector
General of
Police (a) To admonish,
or to write
prejudicial
opinion in the
report regarding
the conduct, to
withhold salary
increment, to
diminish to lower
time-scale or
lower scale of the
same time scale,
to fully or partly
recover, from the
salary and (a)
Government
of Nepal
(a)
Government
of Nepal

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allowance, loss
and damage
caused to the
Government of
Nepal due to
negligence or
non-observance
of rule, order or to
withhold
promotion, to
diminish to lower
post, to remove
from the service
without holding
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future or to
dismiss from the
service with
holding generally
disqualified for
governmental
service in the
future.
3793A.Power of higher office to take action : Notwithstanding anything
contained in Rule 93, where the competent authority to take action is not
available in the officer the Police employee liable to punishment,
 
37 Inserted by the Tenth Amendment.

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nothing shall prevent the taking of departmental action or hearing of
appeal by the competent employee of higher office.
3893B.
Action by employee of the same designation : If there are posts not
mentioned in this Rule but addressed by other names in various Police
Offices and Units, such Police employee may, in tak ing departmental
action against a Police employee serving in such an Office or Unit
exercise the power to departmental action exercised by the other Police
employee of the same designation despite the differ ence in the name of
post of the employee taking action.
94. To forward to the authority to hear appeal : The office or
authority receiving an appeal pursuant to Rule 92 s hall forward the
appeal, accompanied by the concerned records and hi s or her views on
the grounds of appeal, to the authority to hear app eal within fifteen days
after the making of appeal.
95. Consideration over appeal : (1) If appeal can lie pursuant to the Act
and this Rules, the authority to hear appeal shall not refuse to take the
appeal.
(2) The authority to hear appeal may, having regard to the
following matters, may uphold or void or alter the punishment on any
appeal received pursuant to this Rules:
(a) Whether the reality of the matters based on the
order of punishment has already been proved or
not.
(b) Whether the matters already proved are adequate to
take action or not.
(c) Whether the punishment is appropriate, adequate ,
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Provided that, if the authority to hear appeal
thinks that the appealing person has been aggrieved
due to any procedural error or any other proper
reason, the authority may order for further
examination/inquiry.
(3) If, in having regard pursuant to Sub-rule (2), the authority to
hear appeal considers that the prescribed punishmen t is adequate or
inadequate, the authority may require the person ma king appeal to
submit explanation why there is no ground to award more punishment to
that person, and consider the explanation, and issu e order if the authority
considers it appropriate.
(4) The appeal has to be decided within Two years t hat the date
of filing the appeal.
3996. Entitlement to receive full salary and allowanc e after
reinstatement in the Police Service : If any Police employee is
reinstated in the Service upon the order to remove or dismiss the
employee from the Service being voided by any court or authority, the
employee shall be entitled to full salary, allowanc e and salary
increment, if any, from the date of removal or dism issal from the
Service to the date of reinstatement.
97. Not to affect court proceedings : Nothing contained in this Chapter
shall bar the court proceedings against any Police employee pursuant to
the Act.

 
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Chapter- 10
Retirement, Gratuity and Pension

4098. Compulsory Retirement : Retirement from the service shall be given
after the attainment of the following age of the fo llowing Police
employee or after completion of thirty years of his or her service period:
(a) Inspector General of Police -58 years
(b) Additional Inspector General and Deputy Inspector General of
Police -56 years
(c) Senior Superintendent and Superintendent of Police -55 years
(d) Deputy Superintendent of Police -54 years
(e) Police Inspector -53 years
(f) Sub-Inspector of Police -52 years.
(g) Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police -51 years
(b) Police Head Constable, and Police Personnel -50 years
(2) The following Police employee shall retain in the following
post up to the following tenure and after the expir y of such period he or
she shall be retired.
(a) Inspector General of Police -4 years.
(b) Additional Inspector General and Deputy Inspector General of
Police -5 years
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(d) Superintendent of Police -10 years.
(3) The Police employee shall get retirement after the attainment
of any one of the age limitation or tenure of the p ost.
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(5) The period of the post in which acting has been deputed shall
not be applicable.
Provided that, if the period of service in a lower post applies, the
period of the lower post shall apply if promotion c annot be made to the
post in which acting has been deputed.
43Explanation : For the purpose of this Rule, the age of a Police
employee shall be calculated in the following manne r:
(a) If the date of birth with year, month and day i s set
out in the citizenship certificate, educational
qualification certificate submitted by him or her a t
the time of joining the service and in the sheet ro ll
and the same date of birth is mentioned in all
documents, on the basis of the date on the basis
whereof he or she gets retired earlier,
(b) In setting the date of birth on the basis of a certificate indicating the year or Sambat only, on
the basis of the date on which he or she retires
earlier, out of the date of the receipt of the
citizenship certificate in the case of the citizens hip
certificate, the date of issue of the educational
qualification in the case of the educational
 
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qualification certificate and the date of joining of
original entry in the case of the sheet roll.
(c) If any certificate contains year only and anoth er
certificate sets out the date of birth in full, and there
is a difference of one year between the dates of
birth mentioned in such certificates, on the basis of
the date of birth set in full.
Provided that, only if the difference of the
dates of birth mentioned in separate certificates i s
more than one year, the date of birth shall be set
pursuant to Clause (b) on the basis of the certific ate
indicating the year only.
(6) If the Government of Nepal so wishes, it may gi ve retirement
to any Police employee who has completed the period for entitlement to
pension pursuant to Rule 101.
(7) If a Police employee serving in the Police Serv ice at the time
of the commencement of this Rule gets retirement be cause of the
completion of the service period pursuant to Sub-ru le (1), pension
receivable by him or her shall be counted by adding the period equal to
the age that is remaining to obtain retirement purs uant to that Sub-rule
to his or her service period.
99. Voluntary retirement : The appointing authority may grant permission
to any Police employee having completed the period for receiving the
pension pursuant to Rule 101 to get retirement, if he or she desires.
100. Gratuity : (1) If any Police employee, who has served for fiv e years or
more but has not been eligible to pension pursuant to Rule 101, has
retired or is detached from the service upon having the resignation
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disqualified for government service in the future, he or she shall receive
the gratuity at the following rate:
(a) In the case of a Police employee who has serve d
from Five years to Ten years, one-half of the last
month’s salary for each year of his or her service,
(b) In the case of a Police employee who has served for
more than Ten years up to Fifteen years, the last
One month’s salary for each year of his or her
service,
(c) In the case of a Police employee who has served for
more than Fifteen years but less than the period
required to obtain pension pursuant to Rule 101, th e
last one and half month’s salary for each year of h is
or her service.
101. 44Pension : (1) The following Police employee having done gove rnment
service for twenty years or more than that period s hall receive the
pension from the date of retirement from service.
Provided that, a Police employee who has been appoi nted prior to
the commencement of this Rules has served in the Po lice Service for the
following period or more than that and retired from the Service shall be
entitled to pension:
(a) Officer of gazette post -20 years
(b) Sub-Inspector of Police and Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police -18 years
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45 (2) The calculation of pension to be paid pursuant to Sub-rule
(1) shall be as follows:
(a) For the Police Inspector to the Inspector Gener al of
Police –
Service period × last salary

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(b) For Sub-Inspector of Police and Police employee
below than that:
Service Period × last salary

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(3) After the persons who served in the pose of pol ice head
constable and thereabove have completed the age of Sixty years and are
receiving pension, Thirty per cent shall be added t o the figure of pension
being obtained by them.
(4) A Police employee who has served in the post of Inspector
General of Police for more than Four years shall be provided with
additional monthly pension at the rate of Fifty Rup ees for each year of
service in excess of Four years in that post, in ad dition to the monthly
pension set forth in Sub-rule (2).
(5) Any Police employee who has been dismissed from the post
held to be generally disqualified for any governmen t service in the
future shall not receive the pension pursuant to th ese Rules.
102. 46Increment in pension : (1) If the salary of an incumbent Police
employee increases, two third amount of the amount increased in the
basic scale shall be added to the pension amount of the retired Police
employee of the same post; and the minimum amount o f pension shall
 
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not be less than half the initial figure of the pay scale of the incumbent
Police employee of the same post and the maximum am ount thereof
shall not be more than the initial pay scale of the incumbent Police
employee of the same post.
(2)
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(3)
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103. Family pension and gratuity :
(1) If any Police employee dies while
in service or within Seven years of commencing to r eceive the pension,
a gratuity or pension as provided for in Rule100 or 1001 shall be paid to
the family of the deceased employee.
Provided that, in the case of pension, the pension shall not be
paid for a period exceeding Seven years. In the cas e of the Police
employee who dies within Seven years of the commenc ement of
pension, no pension shall be paid to the family of the deceased Police
employee after the completion of seven years.
For example : If a Police employee who has been receiving
pension since Six years ago dies, his or her family shall be provided
with pension only for the remaining one year to com plete that Seven
years.
(2) If the husband or wife of a Police employee di es while in
service or before the expiry of seven years of rece iving the pension and
if he or she is entitled to receive the family pens ion pursuant to Sub-rule
(1), he or she shall receive half the amount of pen sion to be received by
him or her from the date of expiry of receiving suc h pension and if such
pension is not being received or if the husband or wife of such Police
employee dies before the expiry of seven years of r eceiving such
 
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pension he or she shall receive the same from the date of death till his or
her life.
Provided that, any employee who is receiving pensio n pursuant to
this Rule shall not be entitled to double pension.
49(3) If the widow or widower of a retired Police emp loyee has
already died prior to receiving the family pension, his or her other heir
shall not be entitled to claim family pension.
Provided that, if the widow or widower of such a re tired Police
employee has already died prior to receiving the fa mily pension, his or
her other heir shall not be entitled to claim famil y pension.
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(4) Notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in this
Rule, if any Police employee dies as a result of at tack by a terrorist or
explosion or sustaining injury in any accident or f alling down or by any
type of arms while doing duty in police action agai nst terrorist, such
Police employee shall be promoted to one level afte r his or her death,
and in such an event, he or she shall receive full salary of that post up to
seven years not exceeding the period for retirement from that post on the
basis of age. After the expiry of the period of rec eiving such full salary,
the family of the deceased Police employee who has lesser service
period than the period required for pension shall r eceive the pension in
par with the period as may be sufficient to receive the pension and who
has the service period more than required to receiv e the pension shall
receive the same pursuant to Sub-rules (1) and (2).
51(5)When the salary of the incumbent Police employee s of the
same post is increased during the period while the family of the
deceased Police employee is receiving facility as r eferred to in Sub-rule
(4), the salary amount to be received by the family of the deceased
 
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Police employee shall also be increased in a sum equal to the amount of
increase in the initial figure of salary.
104. Disability allowance : (1) If any Police employee is has been
handicapped for the Police service as a result of d isability or injuries in
an accident whilst performing his or her duty or in the course of
training, such Police shall be entitled to get pens ion as per the salary
being drawn by him or her if his or her service per iod is pensionable and
if not pensionable, to the pension as referred to i n Sub-rule (2) as the
disability allowance for life for maintaining his o r her livelihood, as well
as to the disability allowance (grant) as referred to in Sub-rule (3).
(2) If the period of service of such disabled Polic e employee is
not pensionable, deduction shall be made from the a mount of pension
proportionately for each year or part of a year req uired to complete the
pensionable year under the Act and the remaining am ount shall be
provided as pension. While so deducting the amount, it shall not be
more than one-thirds of the amount. In other words, he or she shall be
entitled to at least two-thirds of pension receivab le by that rank or post.
(3) The figure of the monthly disability allowance, in addition to
the pension as referred to in Sub-rule (1) or (2) f or the disability shall be
as follows:
Percent of
disability

Officer of
gazette class Sub-
Inspector
of Police Assistant
Sub-
inspector of Police

Police Head
Constable

Police
personnel

Police peon
100 Rs. 500 Rs. 240 Rs. 192 Rs. 176 Rs. 160 Rs.
120
90 Rs. 450 Rs. 216 Rs. 174 Rs. 158 Rs. 144 Rs.
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70 Rs. 350 Rs. 168 Rs. 136 Rs. 124 Rs. 112 Rs. 84
60 Rs.
300 Rs. 144 Rs. 116 Rs. 106 Rs. 96 Rs. 72
50 Rs.
250 Rs. 120 Rs. 96 Rs. 88 Rs. 80 Rs. 60
40 Rs.
220 Rs. 96 Rs. 78 Rs. 70 Rs. 64 Rs. 48
30 Rs.
150 Rs. 72 Rs. 58 Rs. 54 Rs. 48 Rs. 36
20 Rs.
100 Rs. 48 Rs. 40 Rs. 36 Rs. 32 Rs. 24

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(4) Notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in this
Rule, if any Police employee is disable to serve in the Police service
because of an explosion or attack made by terroris ts k or explosion or
while on duty to take action against any terrorists or falling down or due
to injury of any kind of arms during the course of deputation, the
deceased Police employee shall be promoted to one l evel and given
retirement from the Police service, and he or she s hall receive full salary
of that promoted post for up to Seven (7) years not exceeding the period
for retirement of such Police employee on the basis of age. After the
completion of the period of receiving such full sal ary, if the service
period in the Police Service of such employee falls shorter than the
period for getting pension, he or she shall receive the pension as such
the period for pension is attained and if the serve d period exceeds the
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54(5) If the salary of the incumbent Police employee of the same
post increases during the period in which the facil ity is taken pursuant to
Sub-rule (4), the same amount of increase in the ba sic pay shall also be
increased in the salary received by the retire disa bled Police employee.
55(6) If the retired disabled Police employee being e ntitled to the
facility pursuant to Sub-rules (1), (2) and (4) die s, his or her family shall
be entitled to all such facilities as to which the employee is entitled until
a period of Seven years after receiving such facili ty expires and, after
the expiry of Seven years, to the pension as referr ed to in Sub-rules (1)
and (2) of Rule 103.
(7) There shall be a committee consisting of the ch airperson and
member as follows to determine the percentage of di sability of the
Police employees:
(a) Joint Secretary looking after the concerned Division of the Ministry
of Home Affairs -Chairperson
(b) Senior Superintendent of Police, Birendra Police Hospital -Member
(c) Doctor, Bir Hospital -Member
(d) Senior Superintendent of Police, Police Headquarters -Member
Secretary
Explanation: For the purposes of this Rule, the basis of the
determination of the percentage of disability shall be as follows:
(a) From eighty to cent percent disability shall me an
not having both eyes or both legs or both hands or
one leg and one hand or lack of movement of the
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(b) From Sixty to Seventy Nine percent disability shall
mean non-movement of partial body in a manner
not to be able to work or not having one eye or one
hand or one leg,
(c) From Forty to Fifty Nine percent disability sha ll
mean not being voice clear unusually or making
movement unevenly despite that all parts of the
body seem fit or seeming unfit to work in the Polic e
service physically, verbally, and from movement
perspective,
(d) The power to determine the percent of the other
disability other than the said classification shall be
vested in the Medical Board.
(8) If the salary of the incumbent Police employee of the same
post increases, the same amount of increase in the basic pay shall also
be increased in the disability amount as referred t o in Sub-rule (3).
105. Determination of figure of disability allowanc e : If a Police
employee has been designated as acting or officiati ng in any higher post
when being entitled to the disability allowance, th e figure of the
disability to be received by him or her shall be de termined on the basis
of the post in which he or she has been so designat ed as acting or
officiating and where he or she has already been pr omoted by the time
when he retired from service after being disabled, on the basis of the
post to which he has been promoted.
106. Procedures relating to pension : (1) An employee who gets
retirement because of the age limit or service peri od shall fill up the
prescribed form and forward the same to the compete nt authority in
advance of Six months of the date of retirement. In the event of death of
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her family shall be sent to the Authority within Six months after the
death of the employee.
(2) The official designated by the Government of N epal shall
sign the certificate of disability in the format as specified by the
Government of Nepal for the disability allowance.
56107. Extra-ordinary family pension and gratuity : (1) If any Police
employee dies instantly during the course of implem enting his or her
duty or due to injury while taking training or dies upon being falling
down from a steep place or dies due to that reason while undergoing
treatment, his or her family shall be provided with the family pension
equivalent to half of salary currently being withdr awn by him or her,
and the following extra-ordinary family gratuity ir respective of the years
of service completed by him or her:
(a) If he or she dies before the attainment the ser vice
period of up to Ten years, amount equivalent to the
salary of Six months currently being withdrawn by
him or her,
(b) If he or she dies after the completion of servi ce
period of Ten years to Twenty years, amount
equivalent to the salary of Nine months currently
being withdrawn by him or her,
(c) If he or she dies after the completion of servi ce
more than Twenty years, amount equivalent to the
salary of One year currently being withdrawn by
him or her.
(2) The family pension as referred to in Sub-rule ( 1) shall also
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(3) If any armed Police employee dies in a clash, his or her
family shall be provided with the family pension eq uivalent to half of
salary currently being withdrawn by him or her, and the following extra-
ordinary family gratuity irrespective of the years of service completed
by him or her:
(a) If he or she dies before the attainment the ser vice
period of up to Ten years, amount equivalent to the
salary of One year currently being withdrawn by
him or her,
(b) If he or she dies after the completion of servi ce
period of Ten years to Twenty years, amount
equivalent to the salary of eighteen months
currently being withdrawn by him or her,
(c) If he or she dies after the completion of servi ce
more than Twenty years, amount equivalent to the
salary of Two years currently being withdrawn by
him or her.
Provided that, a Police employee or his or
her family who is receiving the salary and facility
as referred to in Sub-rule (4) of Rule 103 and Sub-
rule (4) of Rule 104 shall not be entitled to the
family pension and gratuity as referred to in this
Rule until he or she receives that facility.
57(3a) The family pension as referred to in Sub-rule (3) shall also
include the amount increased as referred to in Rule 102.
(4) The husband or wife, father or mother of the de ceased Police
employee shall receive the extra-ordinary family pe nsion pursuant to
Sub-rules (1) and (3), for life. Provided that if t here is no husband or
 
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wife or father or mother of such a Police employee but there are only
sons or daughters, they shall receive such a pensio n up to the attainment
of the age of Twenty years or the admission to a go vernment or semi-
government service, whatever occurs earlier.
(4) Where reliable information has been received th at a Police
employee has been murdered after kidnapping him or her while on the
way to and from his or her deputed station in the c ourse of performing
his or her duties or from the road or station of hi s duty while doing other
act but his or her corpse has not been found, the f acility as referred to
Sub-rules (3) and (4) shall, on the basis of the jo int report of the
concerned Chief District Officer and the chief of c oncerned Police
office, be provided to the family of the murdered P olice employee.
108. Determination of figure of extraordinary family pen sion : If a
Police employee dies instantly in the course of per forming his or her
duties or while taking a training, and he or she ha s been designated as
acting or officiating in any higher post, the figur e of extraordinary
family pension shall be determined on the basis of the post in which he
or she has been so designated as acting or officiat ing and where he or
she has already been promoted by the time when he r etired from service
after being disabled, on the basis of the post to w hich he has been
promoted.
109. Family allowance and education allowance : (1) If any Police
employee dies in the course of performing his or he r duties or while
taking a training or becomes disabled and could not work for life due to
the incident, each offspring of such disabled Polic e employee shall be
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Class of employees
Offspring whose
mother and father
are both dead Offspring
whose either
mother or
father is alive
(a) Gazetted Rs. 300.00 Rs. 260.00
(b) Non-gazetted Rs. 140.00 Rs. 124.00
(c) Police Head
Constable and
personnel Rs. 128.00 Rs. 116.00
(d) Police peon Rs. 120.00 Rs. 112.00
(2) The concerned offspring shall receive the pensi on/allowance
pursuant to Sub-rule (1) up to the attainment of th e age of Twenty One
years or the admission to a government service or u ntil he or she gets
married whatever occurs earlier.
(3) Each offspring of a Police employee shall also be provided
with annual education allowance, at the following r ate, in addition to the
family allowance pursuant to Sub-rule (1), up to th e attainment of the
age of eighteen years.
(a)
E For each offspring of
gazetted Police employee Rs. 1,200.00

(b) E For each offspring of non –
gazetted Police employee Rs. 800.00
(c)
E For each offspring of Police
Head Constable and Police
personnel Rs. 400.00
(d)
E For each offspring of Police
peon Rs. 300.00
Explanation :
For the purposes of this Rule, “offspring” shall
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58109A. Provision of equal facility : (1) If any Police employee dies or
becomes disabled in a situation as referred to in S ub-rule (4) of Rule 103
or Sub-rule (4) of Rule 104 after 1 Falgun 2052, similar Police
employees or their families shall receive the facil ities mentioned in
Rules 102, 103, 104, 107 and 109 as mentioned in th ese Rules in a
manner to be in duplication.
(2) In providing the facility pursuant to Sub-rule (1), only the
remaining amount after deducting the amount of faci lity obtained
previously.
110. Calculation of service period : (1) In calculating the service period
for the purpose of this Chapter, the total period o f service in the Royal
Nepal Army or Police Service or post upon being per manently
appointed thereto shall be calculated (by deducting the period
discontinued in the meantime if any).
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in Sub-rule (1), if a
person who has already received gratuity has been a ppointed to the
Police service or post, his or her previous service shall be added only if
he or she returns the amount of gratuity received b y him or her
previously.
(3) In making calculation pursuant to Sub-rule (1), the period of
suspension shall also be calculated.
111. Medical treatment expenses : (1) If any Police employee becomes
sick, the following expenses expended as follows sh all be given by the
Government of Nepal as the medical treatment expens es:
(a) The expenses as per the bill of hospital incurr ed in
having treatment with or without being admitted to
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purchased as per the prescription upon the
examination,
(b) In a place where a hospital is not available or after
being admitted to the hospital and even after being
discharge from the hospital, for the treatment of
disease or despite the availability of hospital, in a
case where it is not required to be admitted to
hospital or in the case of being unable to be
admitted to hospital or fees charged by a registere d
or recognized and qualified doctor, Kaviraj,
Vaidhya or health assistant in checking up and the
expenditure on medicines purchased as per the
prescription upon the examination,
(c) Such expenses incurred in treatment in a place where there is no hospital and doctor, Kaviraj,
Vaidhya or health assistant is not also available as
may be recommended by the concerned chief of
office, in the case of chief of office, by the chie f of
the senior office and in the case of Inspector
General of Police by the Secretary of the Ministry
of Home Affairs for the treatment.
(d) The expenditure as per the bill for all kinds o f
surgical operations except plastic surgery or
surgery carried out in a private nursing home.
(e) While getting medical treatment by going abroad or
another district leaving own home or rented house,
full amount of travel allowance to reach and return
back from such place and in the case, where the
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allowance to be received by such Police employee
as per the rules.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in Sub-rule (1), every
Police employee, during his or her entire service p eriod shall receive the
current salary amount of equivalent to Twelve month s in the case of
Gazetted level Police, eighteen months salary in th e case of Sub-
Inspector of Police out of non-Gazetted Police empl oyees, and Twenty
one month’s salary in the case of other non-gazette d Police employees,
for medical treatment expenses.
Provided that, if any Police employee gets injury i n connection
with the governmental work and the medical board co nstituted by the
Government of Nepal declares that the treatment of such injury is not
possible within Nepal and if such Police employee r ecommended by the
board desires to do treatment by going abroad, the Government of Nepal
may, in addition to the medical expenses to be rece ived by such Police
employee pursuant to Sub-rule (1), give such additi onal financial
assistance as it deems reasonable.
(3) If any Police employee desires to receive the m edical
treatment expenses to be received pursuant to this Rule, in advance, and
if the reason thereof seems to be reasonable, advan ce amount may be
given subject to Sub-rule (2), on the condition of settlement of amount
subsequently. The amount so given shall be deducted from the salary of
the concerned Police employee by installments.
Provided that, if the concerned Police employee die s before re-
payment of such amount so deducted, the amount so r emaining to
deduct shall be remitted.
(4) For the spectacles, teeth, hearing aids etc. eq uipment,
expenses as per the bills in an amount not exceedin g the limit specified
by the Government of Nepal by an order from time to time shall be
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(5) The concerned employee may obtain ninety percent amount
of the treatment expenses as per the bill up to the amount to be deducted
from the amount of the maximum treatment expenses t o which the
husband or wife, father, mother or minor son, daugh ter who is sick is
entitled pursuant to these Rule. In making a reques t for such treatment
expenses, the prescription of doctor indicating the diagnosis of disease
shall also be submitted. The treatment expenses rec eivable pursuant to
this Sub-rule shall not exceed One month’s salary o f the concerned
police employee at a time.
(6) If the jointly living husband or wife, mother, father or minor
son, daughter is sick and has to undergo treatment abroad or operation
or treatment upon being admitted to hospital in the country, the Police
employee shall receive, out of the amount receivabl e by him or her
pursuant to Sub-rule (2), Ninety percent amount of the medical
treatment expenses incurred as per the prescription of the doctor of
hospital, expenses incurred in hospital as per the bill or expenses as per
the prescription of the doctor of hospital and the expenses as per the bill
in the hospital.
(7) Notwithstanding anything contained in Sub-rules (5) and (6),
if the jointly living husband or wife, mother, fath er is an incumbent
employee in any government service or an organizati on owned or
controlled by the Government, he or she shall not b e entitled to such
treatment expenses.
(8) Notwithstanding anything contained in the foreg oing in this
Rule, the following Police employee shall not be en titled to the
treatment expenses incurred in an amount less than the following
amount at one time:
(1) Inspector General of Police Rs. 175.00
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(3) Deputy Inspector General of Police Rs. 130.00
(4) Senior Superintendent of Police Rs. 120.00
(5) Superintendent of Police Rs. 80.00
(6) Deputy Superintendent of Police Rs. 80.00
(7) Police Inspector Rs. 70.00
(8) Sub-Inspector of Police Rs. 30.00
(9) Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police Rs. 20.00
(10)
Police Head Constable Rs. 15.00
(11)
Police Constable Rs. 10.00
(12)
Police Peon Rs. 10.00
(9) Departmental action shall be taken against any Police
employee demanding or receiving the treatment expen se pursuant to this
Rule by furnishing false statement. If treatment ex pense has already
been received, such expense shall also be recovered from such a Police
employee.
(10) Except dismissed from the service held to be generally
disqualified for any government service in the futu re, any Police
employee, having detached from the service in other condition, and if
any remaining amount is due to be received out of t he medical treatment
allowance to be received during the service period pursuant to Sub-rule
(2), shall receive lump sum of such remaining amoun t.
Provided that, a Police employee having detached fr om the
service with entitlement to pension shall receive t he whole of the
remaining amount and a Police employee who has comp leted the service
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by another ten percent thereto at the time of detachment from the
service.
(11) Except where any Police employee has been dism issed
held to be generally disqualified for government se rvice in the future
before the attainment of ten years of service, if a ny Police employee has
been relieved of the service in any other manner, t he medical treatment
expense shall be given proportionately pursuant to Sub-rule (1) by
considering the ten years service period.
(12) In giving expenses to any Police employee who has not
completed Ten years of service period for medical t reatment, the
medical treatment expense shall be given proportion ately by considering
the amount specified in Sub-rule (2) as the amount receivable after
having served for Ten years.
Provided that, if there is a shortfall from the amo unt of the period
he or she has already served in the cases referred to in Clauses (a) and
(b) of Sub-rule (1), the amount as specified in Sub -rule (2) may be given
to him or her.
(13) Except in the following circumstance, no Polic e employee
shall be given an amount more than the salary of On e and half month in
One year for him or her and his or her family for m edical treatment:
(a) Doing treatment getting admitted to any health institution
or going abroad pursuant to this Rule,
(b) Doing treatment of family pursuant to Sub-rule (6).
(14) The Office maintaining records of expenses sha ll maintain
the details of medical treatment expense received b y a Police employee
pursuant to this in the records of leave and person al records of the Police
employee. In addition, such records shall also be s ent to the Police
Headquarters, and the Police Headquarters shall upd ate the records
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(15) If the District Health Centre recommends that a Police
employee in any district that has been designated b y the Government of
Nepal as mostly remote from the viewpoint of medica l treatment by
publishing a notice in the Nepal Gazette is in dang er due to the fact that
the treatment of the disease from which the Police employee is being
suffered is not possible in the local Health Centre , the Government of
Nepal shall bear the travel expense to and from the place where there is
the treatment facility.
Chapter-11
Salary, Allowance

112. Date of receiving salary : Every Police employee shall receive the
salary and allowance from the date of receipt of ap pointment or
promotion.
113. Time scale : (1) A person who is newly appointed to a post recei ving
salary as per the time scale shall be generally ent itled to the minimum
salary specified in the scale.
Provided that, if the competent authority makes a r equest in
writing showing a reason, the Government of Nepal m ay specify his or
her preliminary salary to any higher place within t he time scale. Only in
the case of persons with extra-ordinary qualificati on, the competent
authority may make such a request.
(2) Even a Police employee who is permanently promo ted to any
post of higher time scale shall be entitled to a mi nimum salary set forth
in the highest time scale.
Provided that, if the salary being drawn by him or her for the time
being is equal only to the minimum salary of the hi ghest time scale or
more than that, his or her initial scale shall be s pecified in that place of
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figure of the salary being drawn by him or her for the time being. For
example, if a Police employee drawing 705 salary in the time scale of
570-15-720 is promoted in the time scale of 685-20- 905 and his or her
salary shall be 725 in this time scale.
114. Salary increment : Except in the following circumstance, every Police
employee shall be entitled to one salary increment after completing one
year of service:
(a) Probation period,
(b) Acting, and
(c) Withholding of increment in salary.
Provided that, after the sanction of appointment, t he period
of probation period undergone by the Police employe es shall also
be added for the salary increment.
115. Salary and allowance for having served as acti ng : If any Police
employee serves as acting in any higher post, he or she shall be entitled
to the salary and allowance of the higher post from the date of service.
59116. Salary and ration to be received by retired em ployees : If a
Police employee is retired from the service upon te ndering resignation
or upon compulsory retirement, he or she shall be e ntitled to the salary,
allowance, ration and other facilities as well bein g drawn by him or her
until the date of receipt of notice thereof.
Provided that, a Police employee against whom depar tmental
action has been initiated on the charge of absence from the Office or
who is absent from the office in the course of acti on, he or she shall not
be entitled to the salary, allowance and ration fro m the date on which he
or she is absent.

 
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Chapter-12
Provision of Acting and Aide Interim

117. Power to designate acting : (1) No acting shall generally be
designated in any post of the Police Service.
Provided thatif any post falls vacant hampering the operation of
the day-to-day business of the Office, acting may b e designated.
(2) In designating acting pursuant to thses Rule, o nly the Police
employee who secures the highest marks for promotio n out of the one
level sub-ordinate employees.
(3) A Police employee who has been designated as an acting in
any post shall be entitled to use the insignia and exercise all powers of
that post.
118. Authority to designate acting : The following authority shall
designate as acting in the following posts:
(a) The Government of Nepal in the case of posts of Inspector
General of Police, Additional Inspector General of Police and
Deputy Inspector General of Police,
(b) Inspector General of Police, with the approval of the Ministry of
Home Affairs, in the case of the posts of Senior Su perintendent
of Police and Superintendent of Police, and
(c) Deputy Inspector General of Police, with the ap proval of the
Inspector General of Police, in the case of the pos ts of Deputy
Superintendent of Police and Police Inspector.
119. Provision of aide interim : (1) If the post of office-in-charge falls
vacant for more than one month due to any reason an d no one has been
appointed as acting to such post, the office-in-cha rge of senior to such
office may prescribe any Police employee working be low the said
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as aide interim in such a manner, the notice thereof shall have to be
given to the Police Headquarters.
Provided that, generally, no aide interim shall be deputed to a
post below the post of Assistant Sub-inspector of P olice.
(2) In designating as aide interim pursuant to Sub- rule (1), the
senior-most Police employee in the lower post shall be designated as the
aide interim.
(3) Any Police employee who has been designated to act as aide
interim in a post pursuant to Sub-rule (1) shall be entitled to exercise all
powers of such post.
120. Provision relating to perform as officiating : (1) In cases where no
acting or aid interim has been designated and the o ffice-in-charge
absents not exceeding One month due to any reason, the senior most
Police employee of the same office shall perform th e functions of that
post as officiating.
(2) Any Police employee acting as ad interim shall be fully
responsibility during the period of so being ad int erim.
121. Only one person may be acting or ad interim : More than one
person shall not be designated as acting or ad inte rim at the same time in
any one post.
122. Salary and allowance of the period of work : (1) A Police
employee who works as ad interim, officiating or ac ting in any post
shall receive salary, allowance and ration of the p ost in which he or she
is acting as ad interim, officiating or acting.
Provided that, no kind of salary, allowance and rat ion shall be
given for being ad interim, officiating or acting u p to fifteen days and in
the case of being ad interim, officiating or acting for more than fifteen
days’ salary, allowance and ration for the entire p eriod of such ad
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(2) The amount of salary and allowance to be received by a
Police employee who work pursuant to Sub-section (1 ) shall not exceed
the amount of salary to be received by him or her u pon the promotion to
such post.
(3) The salary and allowance pursuant to Sub-rule ( 1) shall be
given by the office where the absent Police employe e has received from.
Chapter-13
Training

123. Provision of training : In order to make the Police employees efficient
and competent, the Police employees may, as per nec essity, be given
trainings as prescribed by the Police Headquarters, in addition to the
trainings set forth in Schedule-4.
124. Venue of training : (1) All trainings of officer level shall be conduc ted
at the National Police Training Academy.
(2) The trainings other than those mentioned in Sub -rule (1) shall
be conducted at the places specified by the Police Headquarters.
125. Period of training : The period of training of all officers and personne l
of the Police Service shall be as per the period of the curriculum as
specified by the Police Headquarters as per necessi ty.
126. Training to be compulsory : (1) It shall be mandatory for all Police
employees in the Police Service to take training as required. If any
Police employee included in the training shows irre sponsibleness and
frustration towards own professional knowledge by s howing
recklessness in the training period, the contents t hereof shall be
indicated in the records.
(2) Any Police employee who is so indicated in the records as to
be irresponsibleness and frustration in doing profe ssional training, shall
again be given an opportunity for training for one time. The Police

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employee who shows frustration and irresponsibleness even thereafter
may be demoted to a lower post or removed from the service.
127. Curriculum of training : There shall be formed a committee as
specified by the Inspector General of Police to pre pare curricula of
various trainings.
128. Records of character : The commandants of the National Police
Training Academy and the Regional Police Training C enter shall, after
the completion of the training, prepare the records regarding the conduct
and character of trainees during the training perio d and send a copy
thereof to the specified office of the trainees, an d also send a copy
thereof to the Police Headquarters if the trainee i s of officer level.
129. Facilities to be received by trainings : (1) The daily and travel
allowance of trainees of training for travel to and from the training
centre shall be provided by the prescribed office a s per prevailing Police
Rules.
(2) The National Police Training Academy and the Re gional
Police Training Center shall provide the ration and allowance as per the
prevailing scale to the Police employees who are en titled to the ration.
(3) In case of going to the training of up to Three months, the
salary and allowance for that period shall be given in lump sum by the
appointed office and in the case of going to the tr aining of more than
Three months, a lump sum amount for Three months sh all be given in
advance and the amount for the remaining period sha ll be sent through
the National Police Training Academy and the Region al Police Training
Center from time to time.
130. Conduct of examination : (1) To take examination, after the
completion of training conducted pursuant to this R ules, the Inspector
General of Police shall form an examinations conduc tion committee in
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Inspector General of Police shall form such committee in the case of the
Regional Police Training Center.
(2) The committee formed pursuant to Sub-rule (1) s hall have all
powers to conduct the examination.
(3) The committee may depute officers of the traini ng centre to
any place to conduct the examination.
131. Certificate and reward : (1) The Inspector General of Police and the
commandant of the National Police Training Center s hall make
signature in the certificates to be given to the tr ainees who have been
successful in the training conducted by the Nationa l Police Training
Center and the Deputy Inspector General of Police a nd the commandant
of the Regional Police Training Center shall make s ignature in the
certificates to be given to the trainees who have b een successful in the
training conducted by the Regional Police Training Center.
(2) The trainee who has secured first position in e very training
shall be rewarded.
132. If successful in training : The following provisions shall apply in the
case of Police employees who have been successful i n the following
trainings:
(a) The officers who have succeeded in the police o fficer basic
training and been subject to the probation period s hall generally
be qualified for permanent appointment.
(b) The recruits who have succeeded in the recruit training shall be
qualified for permanent appointment as police perso nnel.
133. If unsuccessful in training : The following provisions shall apply in
the case of Police employees who have been unsucces sful in the
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(a) The trainee who has failed in the police officer basic training
shall once more be given an opportunity to particip ate in the
training. In case, if he or she has failed even in that training, he or
she shall be removed from the service.
(b) A trainee who has failed in the recruit trainin g his or her
appointment shall be voided.
(c) All Police employees who fail in the technical training shall be
give a chance once again without mentioning records , and if any
employee fails even that training, he or she shall be removed
from the service.
134. Formation of committee : There shall be formed a committee
consisting of the officers as designated by the Ins pector General of
Police in order to implement the provisions set for th in Rules 132 and
133. The appointing authority shall make decision a s decided by that
committee.
135. Preliminary uniform : (1) A training center shall distribute
preliminary uniform as per the scale to the officer s and personnel to be
newly recruited in the training center.
(2) The National Police Training Academy shall prov ide the
preliminary uniform required for the trainees to be newly recruited in
the National Police Training Academy.
(3) Arrangements of the preliminary uniform require d for the
trainees to be newly recruited in the Regional Poli ce Training Centers
shall be made through the Regional Police Office.
136. Number of trainees to be included in training : The Inspector
General of Police or Deputy Inspector General of Po lice shall designate
the police officer employees taking trainings in su ch a manner as not to
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137. Number of recruits : The Deputy Inspector General of Police shall
determine the number of personnel to be recruited e ach year in the
Regional Police Training Centers.
138. Training allowance : The trainers of the Regional Police Training
Center and Armed Police Training Centers shall be p rovided with the
training allowance similar to the trainers of the N ational Police Training
Academy.
139. Remuneration of guest trainers : A remuneration not exceeding
three hundred rupees shall be provided to a native or foreign guest
trainer for each lecture in the National Police Tra ining Academy and a
remuneration not exceeding two hundred rupees shall be provided to a
trainer for each lecture in the Regional Police Tra ining Center and the
Armed Police Training Center.
140. Training allowance : All trainees of the training except of the recruit
training shall be given an amount not exceeding two hundred rupees, as
training allowance.
141. Sending for the foreign training : (1) In nominating any Police
Officer above Police Inspector for a foreign traini ng, the committee
under the chairpersonship of Additional Inspector G eneral of Police at
the Headquarters, comprising the Deputy Inspector G eneral’s of Police
at the same office and a representative of the Mini stry of Home Affairs
shall select potential candidates, on the basis of seniority, experience,
academic qualification, performance, character and ability, and submit
the same to the Inspector General of Police for nom ination. The
Inspector General of Police shall submit a list of candidates so
recommended to the Government of Nepal for approval .
(2) The Police officer who has taken a training pur suant to Sub-
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142. Internal training : In sending the Police employees who have been
appointed or promoted at the same time for an inter nal training,
provision of training shall be so made that general ly equal opportunity is
provided to them.
Chapter-14
Uniform

143. Uniform and other goods : The color, type and other description of
uniform of the Armed Police shall be as prescribed by the Inspector
General of Police with the approval of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
144. Preliminary uniform and goods : The preliminary uniform and
goods as referred to in Schedule-7 shall be provide d free of cost to each
Police employee.
145. Uniform to be provided for winter season : The uniform to be
provided to each Police employee in winter season s hall be as referred
to in Schedule-8.
146. Uniform to be provided to traffic Police : The uniform as referred
to in Schedule-9 shall be provided to the traffic P olice.
147. Goods and uniform to be provided to Armed Police, S ecurity
Police, Police employees of Police Check posts and peons : The
goods and uniform as referred to in Schedule-10 sha ll be provided to
Armed Police, Security Police, Police employees of Police Check posts
and the goods and uniform as referred to in Schedul e-11 shall be
provided to the peons.
148. Ceremonial uniform : A lump sum of one thousand rupees shall be
provided to each gazette police employee for ceremo nial uniform.
149. Facility to be provided in the case of failure to d istribute
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provided to the Police employees Facility in the case of failure to
distribute readymade uniform as referred to in the Schedule.
150. Replacement/substitution of Police employee : If the uniform and
goods distributed to the Police employees are worn and torn after the
expiry of specified period or due to any government al work, the same
shall be replaced by new uniform and goods as decid ed by the
condemnation committee.
151. Condemnation committee : (1) The Police Headquarters shall form a
condemnation committee to decide whether the goods and uniform to be
distributed for the purposes of the employees in th e Police Service have
been worn and torn due to a reasonable reason. The Police Headquarters
and the Regional Storage shall make replacement/sub stitution based on
the report made by the committee upon making examin ation and
inquiry.
(2) The condemnation committee shall consist of thr ee members.
The chairperson of the committee shall consist of o ne gazette officer.
(3) The Police Headquarters may delegate the functi ons being
performed by the central condemnation committee to a Regional or
other police office.
(4) The Police Headquarters shall make final decisi on on the
basis of the report made by the Regional or other p olice office in
relation to the functions as referred to in Sub-rul e (3).
(5) The Police Headquarters may, with the approval of the
Ministry of Home Affairs, make provision on the fun ctions and duties
other than the functions required to be performed b y the condemnation
committee pursuant to Rule 152.
152. Functions of condemnation committee : The goods to be examined
and determined by the condemnation committee shall be as follows:

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(a) Warm clothes, uniform and other goods distributed for the police
in mountainous regions,
(b) Gray coat,
(c) Rain coat,
(d) Mosquito nets,
(e) Personal Ashbab,
(f) Uniforms to be distributed in the winter season ,
(g) Unit equipment,
(h) Cooking utensils,
(i) Arms and ammunitions,
(j) Sports and physical exercise goods,
(k) Furniture,
(l) Motor vehicles,
(m) Air communication equipment, and
(n) Musical instruments.
Chapter-15
Miscellaneous

153. Personal service details (sheet rolls) : (1) The Ministry of Home
Affairs shall maintain the personal service details (sheet rolls) of the
Sub-inspectors of Police to the Inspector General o f Police and in the
Police Headquarters and that of the Assistant Polic e Inspector to police
personnel shall be maintained in the concerned offi ce.
(2) The personal service details as referred to in Sub-rule (1) shall
be maintained in the forms set forth in Schedule-12 .
154. Supervisor, observer and reviewer : The evaluation of the work
performance, personal quality, character and capaci ty of the following

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Police employees shall be made by the following supervisors, observers
and reviewers:
SN
Post Supervisor Observer Reviewer
1 Inspector General of
Police Secretary,
Ministry of
Home Affairs Government of
Nepal
Government of
Nepal
2 Additional
Inspector
General of
Police Inspector
General of
Police
Inspector
General of
Police Secretary,
Ministry of
Home Affairs
3 Deputy
Inspector
General of
Police Additional
Inspector
General of
Police Inspector
General of
Police
Secretary,
Ministry of
Home Affairs
4 Senior
Superintendent
of Police Concerned
Deputy
Inspector
General of
Police Additional
Inspector
General of
Police
Inspector
General of
Police
5 Superintendent
of Police Concerned
Senior
Superintendent
of Police Concerned
Deputy
Inspector
General of
Police Inspector
General of
Police
6 Deputy
Superintendent
of Police Concerned
Superintendent
of Police Concerned
Deputy
Inspector
General of
Police Inspector
General of
Police
7 Police Concerned Concerned Concerned

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Inspector Deputy Superintendent
of Police Superintendent
of Police
Senior
Superintendent
of Police
8 Sub-inspector
of Police Concerned
Police
Inspector Concerned
Deputy
Superintendent
of Police Concerned
Superintendent
of Police
9 Assistant Sub-
inspector of
Police Concerned
Sub-inspector
of Police Concerned
Police
Inspector Concerned
Deputy
Superintendent
of Police
10 Police Head
Constable Concerned
Assistant Sub-
inspector of
Police Concerned
Police
Inspector
Concerned
Deputy
Superintendent
of Police
11 Police
personnel Concerned
Assistant Sub-
inspector of
Police Concerned
Sub-inspector
of Police
Police
Inspector

155. To maintain inventory book :
There shall be maintained three
inventory books for cash, goods and documents in ev ery Police Office,
and handover of charge shall be made as per the sam e book.
156. To make hand-over : Any predecessor who has to hand over cash,
goods or documents in the custody of the in-charge of the police post,
area Police post to the Police Headquarters shall h ave to hand over the
same as follows:
(a) The successor has to give as soon as possible t he notice of the
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predecessor, and the predecessor shall also be ready to hand over
the charge from that day.
(b) The time required for making hand-over shall be as prescribed by
the Government of Nepal in the case of the Inspecto r General of
Police and generally be Fifteen days in the case of the other
Police employees.
(c) If hand-over cannot be made due to any special reason within the
time specified in Clause (b), one level higher offi ce may add time
not exceeding Twenty One days.
157. To notify the Records Keeping Office : In the case of new
appointment, the appointing authority and authority having the power to
transfer as per this Rules shall give the informati on of such appointment
or transfer directly to the Records Keeping Office and give a reference
copy thereof to one level higher officer and the Po lice Headquarters.
158. Restriction on leaving the job till Five years : Any Police
employee shall not be allowed to quit the job till five years of his or her
appointment.
Provided that, if any Police employee is compelle d to quit the job
due to a reasonable reason, he or she shall have to submit an application
to the authority indicating the reason thereof and if the authority thinks
it reasonable, he or she may permit the Police empl oyee to quit the job.
159. Not to bypass the level : Any Police employee, while making
correspondence in any subject, shall not generally bypass the level.
160. To bring into use various forms : In order to smoothly operate the
daily operations of the Police Organization, the Po lice Headquarters
shall bring into use the following forms:
(a) Forms to record expense, distribution of all go ods and income
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(b) Form on last ration received (LRC).
(c) Form on crimes and charge sheets of offenses.
(d) Khuna and shift assignment form.
(e) Garad turn form.
(f) Office hand-over and take-over form.
(g) Form on personal sheet roll of police head cons table and police
personnel.
(h) Other form as specified by the Government of Ne pal.
161. Departmental order and direction : Subject to the Act and these
Rules, the Police Headquarters may issue necessary orders and
directions on the following matters. A reference co py of the important
orders and directions so issued has to be sent to t he Ministry of Home
Affairs.
(a) Matter to bring efficiency and promptness in w ork,
(b) Matter to control lower level Police Offices,
(c) Matter to bring about coordination in the busin ess of subordinate
offices,
(d) Matter to clarify and elaborate the matters set forth in the rules,
(e) Provision relating to departmental discipline,
(f) Provision relating to police camp barrack and o ffice,
(g) Other armed police Garad,
(h) Provision to transfer any detainee, prisoner an d property,
(i) Provision relating to patrolling, uniform.
162. Reward : If any of Police employee in any of their subordin ate offices
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her duties, the following officials may provide the following grade
increment or lump sum amount to the Police employee :
(a) Inspector General of Police, in the case of inc rement of up to
Five grades or cash amount of up to One Thousand Fi ve Hundred
Rupees,
(b) The Superintendent of Police and Deputy Inspec tor General of
Police working as chief of office, in the case of i ncrement of up
to Three grades or cash amount of up to One Thousan d Rupees,
(c) Police Inspector and Deputy Superintendent of P olice working as
chief of office, in the case of increment of up to Two grades or
cash amount of up to Five Hundred Rupees.
163. Ration facility : All Police employees including peon shall be given
ration facility.
164. Entitlement to Dashain Expenses : Every Police employee shall
receive an amount equivalent to his or her One mont h’s salary being
currently drawn by him or her as the Dashain expenses every year, in
advance of Fifteen days of the Ghatasthapana. In providing the Dashain
expenses, the salary of the previous month shall al so be credited despite
that the month before Dashian has not expired.
165. To maintain sheet rolls : (1) The appointing authority shall establish
Two copies of sheet rolls of each Police employee.
(2) A copy of the sheet rolls established pursuant to Sub-rule (1)
has to be sent to the Records Keeping Office. The o ther copy has to be
maintained with the office where the employee is in service, and the
copy so maintained has to be sent to the office whe re the employee is
transferred if the employee is transferred elsewher e.
166. Employee’s Provident Fund : By deducting the amount at the rate of
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adding cent per cent amount to that amount, the Government of Nepal
shall deposit the said amount in the Employee’s Pro vident Fund.
167. To maintain records of those who are ineligible to employment :
(1) If any Police employee has been removed from th e Police Service
with being ineligible to be appointed again to the Police service or post,
the authority so giving removal order shall have to give the information
including the peculiarity with three generations to the Public Service
Commission and Records Keeping Office and the Headq uarters. The
Headquarters shall have to give such information to up to various
District Police Offices.
(2) If any person as referred to in Sub-rule (1) is re-appointed to
the Police Service or post, he or she shall be imme diately dismissed,
upon recovering the salary and allowance received a fter such re-
appointment.
168. Not to leave the area without permission : Except in the condition
of deputation for any governmental function or on l eave, any Police
employee working in any governmental office shall n ot go to another
place, leaving the area or district where his or he r office is situated,
without permission of the person who has authorizat ion to grant the
leave.
Provided that, if due to a casual situation a Polic e employee has
to leave the office, the concerned employee may mak e an application,
accompanied by the reason, and may, with the permis sion of the chief of
his or her office, and giving a report in writing t o the concerned office
and department or secretariat, accompanied by the r eason where it is not
possible to obtain permission, go within or outside the country. In so
going, the employee has to make arrangement that th e business of the
office is not hampered and governmental property is not
misappropriated.

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169. Delegation of power : (1) The Government of Nepal may, by a
notification published in the Nepal Gazette, delega te the powers vested
in it pursuant to these Rules to the employee as pr escribed in the same
notification.
(2) Any authority may so delegate powers vested on him or her
pursuant to this Rules to the lower level employee as to be exercisable at
his or her general supervision.
170. Power to make alteration in Schedules : The Government of Nepal
may, by a Notification published in the Nepal Gazet te, alter the matters
set forth in the Schedules from time to time.
171. Repeal and saving : (1) The Police Rules, 2033 is, hereby, repealed.
(2) Any acts and action done and taken hereinbefore pursuant to
the Police Rules, 2033 shall be deemed to have been done and taken
pursuant to this Rules.
Note bene:
1. Vide the notice published in the Gazette of 205 3.9.1(….), the
Government of Nepal has appointed that the Police ( Fourth
Amendment) Rules, 2053(…) as to come into force on
2053.9.1(…..).
2. Sub-rule (2) of Rule 1 of the Police (Fifth Am endment) Rules,
2054(…) is as follows:
(2) This Rule shall be deemed to have come into for ce
on 1 Shrwan 2054(……).
3. Sub-rule (2) of Rule 1 of the Police (Sixth Amen dment) Rules,
2055(…) is as follows:
(2) This Rule shall be deemed to have come into for ce
on 6 Poush 2049 (……).

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4. Sub-rule (2) of Rule 1 of the Police (Seventh Amendment) Rules,
2057(…) is as follows:
(2) Rule 3 of this Rules shall be deemed to have co me
into force on 1 Shrwan 2052(……), and the other Rules shall
come into force fortwith.
Note
: Rule 3 of this Rule means the amendment made to S ub-
rule (1) of Rule 102 of the Original Rules.
5. Conversion: The words converted by the Police (Eleventh
Amendment) Rules, 2063(…):
(a) The words “Government of Nepal” instead of the words
“His Majesty’s Government”.
(b) The words “natural calamity” instead of the wor ds “divine
calamity”.
(c) The words “Interim Constitution of Nepal” inste ad of the
words “the Constitution of the Kingdom of Nepal”.
6. Rule 3 of the Police (Sixteenth Amendment) Rules , 2066(…) is
as follows:
3. Ipso facto retirement
: A Police employee whose service
period of Thirty years has completed and service pe riod
added prior to the commencement of this Rule shall be
given ipso retirement from the government service a fter
the commencement of this Rules irrespective of his or her
remaining service period.

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Schedule – 1
(Relating to Sub-rule (1) of Rule 19 and Sub-rule (5) of Rule 20)
Oath Form
I …………………… …, hereby swear in the name of God/ sol emnly
affirm that I will bear the loyalty to the Interim Constitution of Nepal, 2063
(2007) and that I will uphold own duty to the best of my all qualification,
knowledge and faith without fear or favor, affectio n or ill will of or unto none.

Signature of person taking oath:
Place:
Date:

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Schedule – 2
(Relating to Sub-rule (1) of Rule 20)
Dear sir,
………………Office,
Revenue stamp of Rs. 1.00 As I…………………. am interested in doing service in the post
of…………… as per the advertisement published by that office
on…….(date), I have made this application. My detai ls are as follows:
Name:
Date of birth:
Educational qualification:
Whether or not being a member of any political orga nization or not:…..
Whether or not being or having been a member of any disruptive
organization:…………
Whether or not being punished for any criminal offe nse involving moral
turpitude:………..
Address:
Permanent:
Temporary: Occupation:
Father’s name:
Grand-father’s name:
Citizenship:

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If a character certificate is submitted from two respectable persons other
than relatives and those related with university or other educational
institute, the description of the person issuing th e certificate.
(1) Name:
Address:
Profession:
(2) Name:
Address:
Profession:
The details mentioned above are true and correct. I f it is proved that I
have knowingly mentioned false matters, I shall bea r and pay as per the
Act and rules.
Thumb impressions:
Right Left

Date: Applicant:
Note bene: If it is necessary to show any other matter than t hat
mentioned above, mention the same on a separate she et
and attach the same with this application.

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Schedule-3
(Relating to Sub-clause (i) of Clause (b) of Rule 26)
Marks to be given for work done in the geographical region

A. Group (5 marks per year)
1. Darchula 2. Bajhang 3. Bajura
4. Humla 5. Mugu 6. Jumla
7. Kalikot 8. Jajrkot 9. Dolpa
10. Rukum 11. Rolpa 12. Mustang
13. Manang 14. Solukhumbu 15. Taplejung
B. Group (4 marks per year)
1. Baitadi 2. Dadeldhura 3. Doti
4. Accham 5. Dailekh 6. Salyan
7. Pyuthan 8. Myagdi 9. Baglung
10. Gulmi 11. Arghakhanchi 12. Parbat
13. Rasuwa 14. Dolakha 15. Ramechhap
16. Okhaldhunga 17. Bhojpur 18. Sankhuwasabha
19. Panchthar 20. Khotang
C. Group (3 marks per year)
1. Kanchanpur 2. Kailali 3. Kavrepalanchok
4. Surkhet 5. Syangja 6. Palpa
7. Tanahun 8. Lamjung 9. Gorkha

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10. Dhading 11. Sindhupalchok 12.Ilam
13. Udayapur 14. Dhankuta 15. Sindhuli
16. Niwakot 17. Tehrathum
D. Group (2 marks per year)
1. Banke 2. Kapilvastu 3. Rupandehi
4. Nawalparasi 5. Chitwan 6. Bardiya
7. Parsa 8. Makawanpur 9. Bara
10. Rautahat 11. Daang 12. Sarlahi
13. Mahottari 14. Dhanusa 15. Siraha
16. Saptari 17. Sunsari 18. Morang
19. Jhapa 20. Kaski
E. Group (1 mark per year)
1. Kathmandu 2. Lalitpur 3. Bhaktpur

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Schedule – 4
(Relating to Clause (c) of Rule 26)
Marks for internal and foreign training

(a) In-service training:
(1) The in-service internal and foreign trainings t o be given to the
police employees while calculating marks for traini ng for the
purposes of promotion are divided into the followin g groups:
Police personnel: 1. Physical fitness
2. Police work
3. Crime investigation or control
4. Security
Police Head Constable
1. Physical fitness
2. Police work
3. Crime investigation or control
4. Security
Assistant Sub-inspector of Police
1. Crime investigation or control
2. Police work
3. Security
4. Office operation
Sub-inspector of Police
1. Crime investigation or control
2. Security
3. Police work

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4. Office operation
Police Inspector
1. Crime investigation or control
2. Security
3. Administration and office operation
4. Police work
From Deputy Superintendent of Police to Senior Supe rintendent
of Police
1. Crime investigation or control
2. Police work
3. Administration or office operation
4. Security
Group-1
Physical fitness
Training heading First division
(a) Second
division
(b) Third division
(c)
1. Physical exercise training 10 9 8
2. Judo training 10 9 8
3. Karate training 10 9 8
4. Jymnastic training 10 9 8
Group-2
Police work
1. Arms training 10 9 8
2. Section leading 10 9 8
3. Map reading 10 9 8

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4. Platoon command 10 9 8
5. Company command 10 9 8
6. Crowd control 10 9 8
7. Command 10 9 8
8. Citizen defense 10 9 8
9. Trainers’ training 10 9 8
10. Inspector training 10 9 8
11. Tactics training 10 9 8
Group-3 Security
1. Security of VIPs 10 9 8
2. Airport security 10 9 8
3. Office and industrial
enterprise security 10 9 8
4. Counter revolt 10 9 8
5. Counter spy 10 9 8
Group-4
Crime Investigation and Control
1. Crime investigation
training 10 9 8
2. Narcotic drugs control
training 10 9 8

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3. Explosives training 10 9 8
4. Counterfeit training 10 9 8
5. Crime control training 10 9 8
6. Crime information
collection 10 9 8
7. Scene of crime training 10 9 8
8. Crime investigation and
control training 10 9 8
Group-5
Administration and Office Operation
1. Assistant administration
training 10 9 8
2. Police Head Constable
training 10 9 8
3. Police post commander
training 10 9 8
4. Accounts training 10 9 8
5. Goods in-kind training 10 9 8
6. Area Police Office Chief
training
10 9 8
7. Border Police Office
training 10 9 8

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8. Police general
administration training 10 9 8
9. Employee administration
training 10 9 8
10. Record management
training 10 9 8
11. Senior officers’ course 10 9 8
12. Management and
planning related 10 9 8
13. Traffic Police related
training 10 9 8

(3) Out of the training headings under each group,
marks for any training
only shall be granted.
(4) Where a training has already been taken after o r before the
commencement of this Schedule and the division ther eof is not set out,
marks of second division shall be granted for such a training.
(5) In making promotion to the post of Police Head Constable, marks for
the training done in the post of Police Constable/p ersonnel shall be
counted, and in making promotion to the post of Ass istant Police
Inspector, marks for the training done in the post of Police Head
Constable/personnel shall be counted.
(6) In making promotion to the post of Sub-Inspecto r of Police, marks for
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be counted, and in making promotion to the post of Police Inspector,
marks for the training done in the post of Sub-Insp ector of Police and
Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police shall be counted.
(7) In making promotion to the post of Deputy Super intendent of Police,
marks for the training done in the post of Police I nspector shall be
counted, and in making promotion to the post of Sup erintendent of
Police, marks for the training done in the post of Deputy Superintendent
of Police shall be counted.
(8) In making promotion to the posts of Senior Supe rintendent of Police and
Deputy Inspector General of Police, marks for the t raining done in the
post serving currently and the post below than that shall be counted.
(9) If a Police employee takes any other training i n addition to the said
trainings, a group formed by the Inspector General of Police may
determine in which group the training has to be pla ced in order to grant
marks for that training having regard to that train ing and grade.
(b) Compulsory trainings:
In making promotion to the following posts, only t he Police employees
(except the Police employees serving in the Special Police Department)
who have completed the following compulsory trainin gs shall be
potential candidates for promotion:
SN Post in which training taken Compulsory training for
promotion
1. Police personnel Recruit basic training
2. Assistant Sub-inspector of Police Police Officer basic training
3. Police Inspector Police Officer basic training

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Note bene:
(a) A Police officer who has already done the Polic e Officer Basic
Training while in the post of Assistant Sub-Inspect or of Police or
Sub-Inspector of Police shall not be required to do again the
Police Officer Basic Training in order to be promot ed to the post
of Police Inspector or the post thereabove.
(b) If a Police employee takes any other training i n addition to the
said trainings, a committee formed by the Police He adquarters
may determine in which group the training has to be placed in
order to grant marks for that training having regar d to that
training and grade, and marks may be granted for pr omotion
accordingly.
(c) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Rule s, the marks for a
training taking at the non-gazetted police officer (junior police
officer) level prior to 2043 shall be counted for t he purpose of
promotion up to the post of Superintendent of Polic e.
60(d) Compulsory training of the post of Police Insp ector shall include
the Police Officer or the Police Inspector (Police Officer) Basic
Training including post graduate diploma in police science held
in affiliation with the Tribhuvan University since 2062.
 
60 Inserted by the Thirteenth Amendment.

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Schedule-5
(Relating to Clause (e) of Rule 26)
Titles, Honors Marks
Shree Tribhuvan Prajatantra Shripad (First) 20
Nepal Shripad (First) 16.5
Omram Patta 16
Trishaktipatta (First) 15.5
GorkhaDakkhinbahu (First) 15
Shree Tribhuvan Prajatantra Shripad (Second) 14.5
Nepal Shripad (Second) 14
Trishaktipatta (Second) 13
GorkhaDakkhinbahu (Second) 12.5
Shree Tribhuvan Prajatantra Shripad (Third) 12
Nepal Shripad (Third) 11/5
Trishaktipatta (Third) 10.5
GorkhaDakkhinbahu (Third) 10
Shree Tribhuvan Prajatantra Shripad (Fourth) 9.5
Nepal Shripad (Fourth) 9
Trishaktipatta (Fourth) 8.5
Gorkha
Dakkhinbahu (Fourth) 8
Shree Tribhuvan Prajatantra Shripad (Fifth) 7.5
Nepal Shripad (Fifth)
7
Trishaktipatta (Fifth) 6
Gorkha
Dakkhinbahu (Fifth) 5.5
Decorations

Mahendra Police
5

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Mahendra Ratra Subhusan 5
Mahendra Ratra Aabhusan 5
Mahendra Ratra Bhusan 5
Medals
Shuvarajyabhisek Medal
6
Police Ratna 4.5
Mahendramokshya 4.5
Remote Service Medal 4.5
Police Parakrama Medal 4.5
Nepal Tara Medal 4.5
Trishakttipatta Medal 4.5
Gorkhadakhhinbahu Medal 4
Nepalbhusan Medal 4
Police Long-term Medal 4
Prasiddha Sewa Medal 4
Police Service Medal 4

Note bene: If a new title, decoration and medal have to be g ranted, the title
committee shall be consulted to determine the equiv alency of the
said titles, decorations.

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Schedule-6
(Relating to Clause (f) of Rule 26)
Evaluation of work performance, personal merit,
character and capacity

Directive for filling up the form:

(1) With an objective of probable evaluation for pr omotion on the basis of
work performance, personal merit, character and cap acity of Police
employee, the provisions of forms as referred to in part 1 for the
Gazetted Police employees and as referred to in par t 2 for non-gazetted
Police employees have been made.
(2) For every Police employee, the Supervisor, Obse rver and Reviewer shall
have to give their respective marks separately in t hree separate columns.
(3) A maximum marks of 150 shall be given for the e valuation of work
performance, personal merit, character and capacity . Out of which, the
supervisor may give a maximum of 50 marks, the obse rver may grant a
maximum of 50 marks and the reviewer may grant a ma ximum of 50
marks. The marks granted by the concerned superviso r, observer and
reviewer may not be altered, and the total marks ob tained at all levels
shall be calculated for the purposes of promotion.
(4) The Supervisor shall have to send the form dul y filled up by him or her
on the basis of the things as are mentioned the eva luation form of a
Police employee to be supervised by him or her to t he concerned
Observer within the 15th day of the month of Shrawan of each year.
(5) The Observer shall have also to send the same b y separately evaluating
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receiving by him or her. The Reviewer shall also send the same by
separately evaluating on the same basis to the offi ce maintaining the
records of the concerned police employee within 15 days..
(6) After marks are filled in at all levels, this f orm has to be attached with
the records of the concerned employee.
(7) The evaluation of a Police employee who has wor ked under more than
one Supervisor, Observer or Reviewer in one period shall be made by
those in whose under the said Police employee has w orked during the
end of such period.
(8) The evaluator of each level required to fill up this form shall have to
mention name, post and date mandatorily after filli ng it up.

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Part – 1
For Gazetted Police Employees
Period … … … … … from … … … … to … … … … …
Personal Number … … … Name, surname … … …………… Post
… … …… … Office …………………
Serial No. Personal Merit, Character,
capacity and work
performance To be filled
up by the
supervisor To be filled
up by the
Observer To be filled
up by the
Reviewer Total

At the rate
of
Maximum 2 mark 2 for each
column At the rate
of
Maximum 2 marks for
each column

At the rate of Maximum 2 marks for
each column

1. Discipline
2. Quantity of work
3. Level of work
4. Physical capacity
5. Honesty
6. Capacity of bearing responsibility
7. Activities
8. Decision making power
9. Morality
10. Capacity of performing
work according to the
circumstances
11. Capacity of planning and
organizing.

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12. Use of professional skill and knowledge
13. Ideological maturity
14. Capacity of performing
work according to direction

15. Capacity of controlling and looking after
16. Dependency
17. Encouragement and
devotion towards the work
18. Decency
19. Creative talent
20. Cooperative attitude
21. Tolerance
22. Work efficiency
23. Courage
24. Expressing capacity
25. Loyalty towards the service
Total

Name of Supervisor :-
Signature :-
Post:-
Office:
Date:-
Name of Observer :-
Signature :-
Post:-
Office:
Date:-
Name of Reviewer :-
Signature :-
Post:-
Office:
Date:-

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Part – 2
For Non-Gazetted Police Employee
Period … … … … … from … … … … upto … … … … …
Personal Number … … … Name, surname … … …………… Post
… … …… … Office …………………
Serial No. Personal Merit, Character,
capacity and work
performance To be filled
up by the
Supervisor To be filled
up by the
Observer To be filled
up by the
Reviewer Total

At the rate
of
Maximum 5 marks for each
column At the rate
of
Maximum 5
marks for
each column

At the rate of Maximum 5 marks for
each column

1. Discipline and cooperative feeling
2. Physical capacity, courage
and power to bear
3. Capacity to hold
responsibility and
dependency
4. Vocational knowledge, use
of skill and working
expertise.
5. Morality and honesty
6. Devotion and delicacy.
7. Capacity to work as per the
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8. Loyalty toward the service
9. Capacity to work according to circumstance and
decisive power
10. Quantity and level of work
Total

Name of Supervisor :-
Signature :-
Post:-
Office:
Date:-
Name of Observer :-
Signature :-
Post:-
Office:
Date:-

Name of Reviewer :-
Signature :-
Post:-
Office:
Date:-

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Schedule – 7
(Relating to Rule 144)
Preliminary dresses and goods

(a) Personal goods.
S.N. Description Quantity Period for
consumption
1. Blue terry cotton shirt for summer 2 1 year
2. Blue terry cotton paint for summer 2 1 year
3. Blue jean half paint 2 pairs 1 year
4. Barret Cap 1 2 years
5. Whistle 1 5 years
6. Whistle cord 1 3 years
7. Wave belt 1 4 years
8. P.T. vest 2 pairs 1 year
9. P.T. Shoes 1 pair 2 years
10. Boot 1 pair 3 years
11. Police shoulder badge 1 pair 10 years
12. Eklet 1 pair 3 years
13. Cap badge 1 pair 10 years
14. Woolen hostap 1 pair 2 years

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15. Woolen blanket 2 2 years
16. Ground sheet 1 3 years
17. Line rope 1 5 years
18. Phares-cap (for officers only) 1 10 years
19. Save brown belt 1 15 years
20. Rain coat 1 5 years
21. Mosquito net 1 4 years
22. Kit bag big (bag) 1 10 years
23. Khukuri (Nepali knife) 1 10 years
24. Equipment set 1 4 years
25. Woolen socks 1 pair 1 year
26. Woolen Jarsi 2 3 years
27. Kit box 1 3 years

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Schedule-8
(Relating to Rule 145)
Winter season clothes

S.N. Description Quantity Period for consumption
1. Woolen shirt 2 3 years
2. Woolen trouser 1 3 years
3. Woolen grey coat 1 4 years
4. Camp comfort 1 4 years
5. Woolen socks 1 pair 1 year
6. Woolen jacket 1 3 years
7. Warm globes 1 pair 1 year
8. Woolen under wear 2 2 years
9. Woolen hinek 2 2 years
10. Woolen blanket 2 2 years
11. Terry cotton bushirt or shirt 1 2 years
12. Terry cotton paint 1 2 years

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Schedule-9
(Relating to Rule 146)
Uniform to be provided to Traffic Police

(1) Other uniform other than preliminary uniform (U nit):

S.N. Description Quantity Period for
consumption
1. Cotton P cap 1 2 years
2. White terry cotton cover of P Cap 2 1 year
3. Sky blue color terry cotton shirt 2 1 year
4. Dense blue polyester tie 1 2 years
5. Dense blue terry wool paint 1 2 years
6. Highly dense blue terry wool paint (for winter season) 1 2 years
7. White glove light (for summer season) 1 1 year
8. White glove heavy (for winter season) 1 1 year
9. Black jacket (for winter season) 1 4
years

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(2) Equipment (Unit):

S.N. Description Quantity Period for
consumption
1. Yellow rain suit 1 2 years
2. Plorosent cross-belt 1 4 years
3. Police baton 1 5 years
4. Baton holder 1 2 years
5. Note book holder 1 2 years
6. Revolver pose (for officers only) 1 5 years
7. Bullet pose (for officers only) 1 5 years

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Schedule-10
(Relating to Rule 147)
Goods and uniforms to be given to Police employees of Armed Police,
Security Police and Police Check posts

(a) Personal goods
S.N. Description Quantity Period for
consumption
1. Helmet 1 10 years
2. Introwan tool 1 5 years
3. Web equipment set 1 4years
4. Personal rope 1 5 years
5. Khukuri (Nepali knife) 1 10 years
6. Jungle hat 1 3 years
7. Mess tin 1 3 years
8. Water bottle with carrier 1 4 years

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(b) Unit goods: S.N. Description Quantity Period for consumption
1. Iron cuff 6 pairs 10 years
2. First-aid box 1 2 years
3. Binocular 1 10 years
4. Camera 1 10 years
5. Films Required number 1 year
6. Prismatic ail compass 2 10 years
7. Map of concerned area 3 sets 5 years
8. Map case 2 sets 2 years
9. Service protector 2 2 years
10. Verilight pestol 1 15 years
11. Totas Required number 1 year
12. Tents Required number 6 years

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Schedule-11
(Relating to Rule 147)
Goods and uniform to be provided to Police peons

S.N. Description Quantity Period for
consumption
1. Dangri 2pairs 2 years
2. PT vest 4 pairs 2 years
3. Blue Underwear 2 sets 2 years
4. PT shoes 2 pairs 2 years
5. Woolen socks 2 pairs 2 years
6. Summer socks 2 pairs 2 years
7. Woolen vest 1 set 2years
8. Ground sheet 1 set 3 years
9. Mosquito net 1 set 3 years
10. Blanket 2 sets 3 years
11. Raincoat 1 set 3 years
12. Plate, mug, bowl 1 set 2 years
13. Woolen under trouser 1 set 2 years
14. Woolen under vest 1 set 2 years
15. 24 inch box (tin) 1 set 5 years

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Schedule – 12
(Relating to Sub-rule (2) of Rule 153) Government of Nepal Nepal Police
Personal Description (Sheet roll) Computer code
Service description:

(a) Name (in Devnagari) Surname (first) (second)
Name (in Capital letters) Surname (first) (second)
(b) Sex:
(c) Religion:
(d) Date of birth (BS): Year Month Day
(e) Place of birth:
(f) Permanent address:
Zone:
District:
Municipality/VDC: Tole:
Ward:
(g) Temporary address:
Zone:
District:
Municipality/VDC: Tole:

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Ward:
(h) Telephone number:
Home:
Office:
(i) Citizenship certificate;
Date of receipt of certificate:
Zone:
District:
(j) Marital status:
(k) If married, name of husband/wife:
(l) Profession prior to entering into the Police Service:
(m) Grand-father’s name, surname:
(n) Grand-father’s address:
Zone:
District:
Municipality/VDC: Tole:
Ward:
(o) Father’s name, surname:
(p) Father’s address: Zone:
District:
Municipality/VDC:

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(q) Date of initial appointment: Year Month Day
(r) Date of recruitment: Year Month Day
(s) Post when recruited:
(t) Initial educational qualification
(u) Technical/administration:
(v) Office of recruitment:
(w) Scope of work:
(x) Police number:
(y) Employee provident fund number:
(z) Bank number:
(z1) Identification marks:
(z2) Color:
(z3) Height: ……inch/feet
(z4) Weight: when stretched in normal position
(z5) Color of eye:
(z6) Spectacles: Power
Blood group

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2. In the event of transferred/service change/being permanent from
elsewhere:
Name of
department/

office Order Period of service Remarks

No Date From To
Y M D Y M D Y M D

3. Description of nominee:
(a) Name, surname:
Others:
(b)
Permanent address:
Zone: District: Municipality/VDC
Ward:
(c) Temporary address:
Zone: District: Municipality/VDC
Ward:
(d) Relation:

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(e) Telephone:
Home:
Office:
Place of residence:
Signature of health checker:
Name:
Designation:
Office:
Date:
Recruiting officer’s signature:
Name:
Designation:
Office:
Date:
Right Left
Chief of office certifying that the above-mentioned details are true and correct:
Name:
Designation:
Office:
Date:
Thumb impressions of the employee
Signature of the employee covenanting that the deta ils mentioned above are
true and correct, and if proved false he or she sha ll be liable to the
consequences as per the law.

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Code: Computer:
(4) Description of family (other than father/wife/husband)
SN Name Relation Relation code Date of birth Remarks

Surname Others Y M D

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(5) Description of service: (appointment, transfer, pro motion,
deputation, addition of term, absence, resignation, retirement,
transfer etc.) Computer code

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(6) Description of work done as being chief of office:
SN Name of
employee

Office code Geographical

From To
Remarks

Y M D Y M D

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(7) Educational description:
SN
Educational
qualifica
tion

Division
Period
Name of
certificate issuing institution
Country
Remarks From To

Year
Month
Day
Year
Month Day

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(8) Training/seminar/symposium/office/study/tour/others:
SN
Name
(description) Code Level Period
Institute Country
Remarks From To
Y M D Y M D

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(9) Titles, decorations, medals, certificates etc.
SN Name, description

Code Date of receipt Country Remarks
Y M D

(10) Description of property:
SN
Type of property
Property code
Property description
Quantity Estimated value
How was acquired
Place where property is situated
Held in the
name of (name)
Relation of employee
Relation code Remarks
No.
Unit Rs
Paisa
House Other

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(11) Punishment and appeal:
SN
Type of punishment
Punishment awarded Appeal made
Remarks
Name
of
office/
court Date
Name of
office/court Date
Result
Y M D Y M D

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(12) Relating to leave: Computer code SN Type
of
leave Leave
code Period Date
of
birth Remarks
From To
Y M D Y M D

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(13) Medical treatment SN

Payment making body Total
amount Date of
receipt
Remarks

Office code General
voucher No. Date Y M D
Y M D

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Overflow Details (Employment description) SN
Service description
Service code Designation
Designation code
Technical or administration Code of
Name of decision making office
Code of decision making office
Name of office
Code of office
Geographical region
Order
No

Date
Y
M

D

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