Shrestha v. Office of the Prime Minister et al.
Jurisdiction: Supreme Court
Principle law(s): Forests Act 12/2019,The Environment Protection Act 9/2019 (2076)
Side A: Padam Bahadur Shrestha (Individual)
Side B: Nepal (Government)
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