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SC Stays Govt Decision on Information Classification


Kathmandu/January 31

The Supreme Court on January 31 has issued a stay order on the government’s decision of the government to classify 140 kinds of information.


A single bench of Justice Baidhyanath Upadhyaya issued the stay order in response to public interest litigation filed by the Democratic Lawyers´ Association. 


The court has ordered defendants and plaintiffs to appear before the court on February 5 for a discussion on whether the decision should be stayed until there is a final decision. 


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