||This work was first published on Nepal and is now in the public domain because its copyright protection has expired by virtue of the Copyright Act, 2059 (2002). The work meets one of the following criteria:
- It is an anonymous work or pseudonymous work and 50 years have passed since the date of its publication
- It is a work created on payment of remuneration at the initiation or direction of any person or organization and 50 years have passed since the date of its publication
- It is a photographic work or work of applied art and 25 years have passed since the year the work was created
- It is another kind of work, and 50 years have passed since the year of death of the author (or last-surviving author)
- It is a "court judgement or administrative decision"