Date of Award

Fall 9-2005

Degree Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Law (SJD)



First Advisor

Professor Dr. Sompong Sucharitkul

Second Advisor

Professor Dr. Chris N. Okeke

Third Advisor

Professor Dr. Sophie Clavier


Nepal's obligation of bringing its national legislation in conformity with the WTO Covered Agreements is one of the greatest challenges faced by Nepal. Here, for the purpose of our study, the coverage of the WTO Covered Agreements includes the WTO Agreement particularly Article :XVI:4, the Multilateral Agreements on Trade in Goods, General Agreement on Trade in Services and Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights.60 This dissertation will focus on Nepal's accession to the WTO and examine Nepalese laws to be revised, amended or enacted to give effect to WTO Covered Agreements. This dissertation is divided into four Chapters for the convenient presentation of the subject matter.

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