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Honourable Mr.Kumar Regmi
Justice
Supreme Court of Nepal
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A.  GENERAL INFORMATION

1.  Date of Birth: September 7, 1966
2. Gender: Male
3. Marital Status: Married
4. Nationality: Nepali
5. Permanent Address: Gauradaha-3, Jhapa, Nepal
6. Current Residence: Kathmandu-10, Devinagar-Baneshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal


B.  ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


Degree

University/Board

Year of Completion (A.D.)

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

University of Toronto, Canada

2001

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

(First Class First)

University of Pune, India

1998

Bachelor's Degree in Law (B.L.)

Tribhuvan University, Nepal

1991

C. PROFESSIONAL CAREER

 

S. No.

 

Designation

 

Organization/Institution

 

Tenure Period

1.

Justice

Supreme Court Of Nepal

2076 Baisakh 6 (April 19, 2019) - Present

2.

Senior Advocate

Supreme Court of Nepal

2074 (2017)

3.

President

Constitutional Lawyers' Forum, (CLAF) Nepal

October 2005 to July 2008

4.

Legal Advisor

Nepal Bank Limited (Nepal's oldest and one of the largest Commercial Bank)

November 2002 to February 2005 and April 2007 to February 2019

5.

Lecturer

Kathmandu School of Law

July 2002 to June 2003

6.

Advocate

Supreme Court of Nepal

2048 (1992)

D.  AWARDS

  • Mahendra Vidya Bhushan, the highest academic award by the Government of Nepal (then His Majesty's Government) in 1998 for standing First Class First in LL.M exam from the University of Pune, India
  • Reproductive Health Law Scholarship awarded by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Canada, 2000-2001


E. PUBLICATION

Few noted publications:

  • Co-author, "Constitutional Education for Citizen: A hand book", (Nepali) Constitutional Lawyers' Forum-CLAF, October/November, 2007
  • Edited the first volume of Annual Survey of Nepalese Law, (English edition), The Bar Council of Nepal, Kathmandu, 2000
  • Co-author, A Study on Gender and Judges, (English) Published by Pro-Public (NGO), Nepal, 1999
  • “The Interim Constitution on touchstone of constitutional principles”, Supreme Court Bar Journal, (Nepali) Edition 1, Supreme Court Bar Association, Kathmandu, April/May, 2007
  • "Citizen's Participation in Constitutional Making Processes and Constitution", (Nepali) Creative Dialogue over Constitutional Issues, Constitutional Lawyers' Forum-CLAF, 2007
  • "Trafficking into Prostitution in India and the Indian Judiciary", Intercultural Human Rights Law Review, Saint Thomas University, School of Law, Miami, Florida, USA, Vol. 1, 2006
  • “Rule of law in Nepal and Biswanath Upadhaya’s (7th Chief Justice of Nepal) Court”, Kanun (Nepali Legal Journal, Lawyers Club, Kathmandu), Volume 63, 2007
  • “What are Human Rights? Theoretical and legal debate amidst misunderstanding” Kanun, Volume 47, 2005
  • “Bank investment in Nepal, attitudes of borrowers, loan recovery and the Court”, Kanun, Volume 50 (Golden Jubilee edition, 2005
  • “Survey of some noted judgements of the Supreme Court on Contempt of Court”, Annual Survey of Nepalese Law, Volume IV, Nepal Bar Council, 2005
  • Co-author, "Role of the Court in absence of Parliament", (Nepali) Golden Jubilee Publication, Nepal Bar Association, 2005
  • “Constitutional Remedy against Caste Discrimination”, Case Analysis: “On behalf of Dalit Non-Governmental Federation (D.N.F.), Durga Sob v HMG, Nepal”, in Comment on the Decisions Relating to Human Rights of the Supreme Court of Nepal (Nepali), 2002
  • “Nepalese Legislative & Judicial Responses to Women/Girls Trafficking into Prostitution” in Annual Survey of Nepalese Law, Nepal Bar Council, 2002
  • "Your Problem-Our Advice", Local Body-Bulletin (Nepali) Nepal Law Society, Nepal, Volume 19, 20, 21.1999
  • "Effective Role of the Members of the Village Development Council, and Comments Over the Norms of the Method of Making By-laws", Local Body-Bulletin, Nepal Law Society, Kathmandu, Volume 18,1999
  • "The Directive Principles: A Misunderstood Constitutional Duty", Essays on Constitutional Law, (English) Nepal Law Society, Volume30/31, 1999
  • "The Establishment of National Human Rights Commission: Necessity & Controversy" Kanun, Volume16, 1999
  • Newspaper

  • "Vitality of the Constitution", The Kantipur Daily (Nepali) Kathmandu, Nepal, September 19, 2018
  • "Nepali stride to protect right to privacy", The Kantipur Daily, October 27, 2017
  • "Justice: Neither hurried nor delayed", The Nagarik Daily, (Nepali) Kathmandu, Nepal, August 24, 2017
  • "Inconsistency in the forms of government", The Nagarik Daily, July 5, 2011
  • “Characteristics of Interim Constitution” The Kantipur Daily, July 18, 2006
  • “Mandatory conditions of the Constituent Assembly” The Kantipur Daily, June 22, 2006
  • “Peculiar Constitutional Experiment” The Kantipur Daily, May 24, 2006
  • “Formation of Constituent Assembly by amending the Constitution” The Kantipur Daily, May 5, 2006
  • “Constitution: Silent conjecture of the Judges” The Kantipur Daily, December 15, 2005
  • “From Hari Prasad (1st Chief Justice of Nepal) to Hari Prasad (15th Chief Justice of Nepal)”, The Kantipur Daily, April 12, 2005
  • “Reservation Ameliorates Discrimination”, The Kathmandu Post, October 5, 2004
  • “The silence of the Supreme Court on House of Representative revival case”, The Kantipur Daily, October 28, 2004
  • “Crime Against Humanity: International Responsibility and Amnesty” The Kantipur Daily, May 19, 2003
  • “Institutional Incapacity: Today’s Major Problem”, The Kantipur Daily, December 18, 2002
  • “Supreme Court’s Constitutional Interpretation: Flaws in Principles”, The Kantipur Daily, September 1, 2002
  • “Constitutional Interpretation and Importance of Article 116”, The Kantipur Daily, June 8, 2002
  • "Human Rights Commission: Will the Promises Be Fulfilled?" Rising Nepal, Kathmandu on August 7, 1999
  • "Human Rights Commission: First Work for the Government" The Kantipur Daily, June 6, 1999

  • F.  POSTAL ADDRESS/CONTACTS
    Supreme Court of Nepal
    P.O. Box.20438
    Email:  kumar.regmi@supremecourt.gov.np
    regmikumar17@gmail.com