Role

The Armed Police Force Act has as to its mobilization;

  • To control any ongoing or would be armed conflict within the country,
  • To control any ongoing or would be armed rebellion or separatist activities within the country,
  • To control any ongoing or would be terrorist activities within the country,
  • To control any ongoing or would be riot within the country,
  • To assist in rendering relief to natural calamity or epidemic victims,
  • To rescue any citizen or else from hostage captivity or in the event of occurrence of heinous and serious crimes or unrest of grave nature or of anticipation,
  • To guard border of the country,
  • To assist under the Nepalese Army in condition of external invasion,
  • To protect public vital installations, infrastructures and other facilities assigned by the Government of Nepal,
  • To protect the personalities and public vital installations, institutes and other facilities considered to be given protection by the Government of Nepal,
  • To perform tasks assigned as per this act and under its regulations or in accordance to other prevalent  laws,
  • To perform other tasks assigned from time to time by the Government of Nepal.

* \"Source: Armed Police Act 2058\"