Govt under Article 35 can make political decision: AG Nirala
At a time when there is debate about the use of Article 35 after His majesty the King has called on seven party alliance to form a government that enjoy executive power as per Article 35 of the constitution of the Kingdom of Nepal 1990, Attorney General (AG) Laxmi Bahadur Nirala has made it clear that the government with executive power as per Article 35 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Nepal, 1990 can take political decision and that the decision would be enforced.
Talking to state run Radio Nepal, Attorney General Nirala said as per Article 35 of the Constitution, the government with executive power can run the administration of the state.
According to Article 35 (3), the responsibility of issuing general directives, controlling and regulating the administration of the Kingdom of Nepal shall, subject to the Constitution and other laws, lie in the Council of Ministers.
The work to be carried out by His Majesty would be only upon recommendation and decision of the Council of Ministers, AG Nirala said. As all the works except those to be carried at His Majesty’s discretion would be carried out as per the decision of the Council of Ministers there is no reason to have any doubts over it, he said.