Government of Nepal Formed Accounting Standards Board, Nepal in March 2003 with an amendment to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal Act 1997 incorporating the provision for its establishment and operation.
Following is the First Term formation of the Board by Goverment of Nepal, which is published in Nepal Gazetee.
ASB Nepal consists of 13 members comprising a Chairman & Members
Accounting Standards Board Formation:
Chairman : Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA), nominated by the Government of Nepal
Member : Representative of Ministry of Finance
Member : Representative of Office of the Auditor General
Member : Representative of Financial Comptroller General Office
Member : Company Registrar of Office of ... Read More
Accounting Standards Board (ASB Nepal), was formed by the Government of Nepal under section 15ka of Nepal Chartered Accountant Act, 1997. The Board is an independent statutory body responsible to set and issue accounting standards for various types of entities. The members of the Board are nominated by Government of Nepal and comprise accounting professionals and government representatives. ASB Nepal is primarily responsible for setting accounting and financial reporting standards for business enterprises in convergence with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs). The Board is also responsible to issue interpretations of NFRSs. In addition to this Board is also engaged in advocacy, education ... Read More
The main functions, duties and powers of the Board are as follows:To provide for accounting standards, also based on international accounting standards, in order to systematize and regulate the accountancy and financial reports; To prepare appropriate modalities in order to develop accounting standards and publish materials relating to accounting standards; To amend, improve and revise accounting standards; To interpret accounting standards; To perform other acts relating to accounting standards. ... Read More