Medical Practitioner`s Guide

  1. THE INDIAN MEDICAL COUNCIL ACT, 1956
  • Medical council of India The Medical Council of India (MCI) is a statutory body with the responsibility of establishing and maintaining high standards of medical education and recognition of medical qualifications in India. It registers doctors to practice in India, in order to protect and promote the health and safety of the public by ensuring proper standards in the practice of medicine. 
  • THE INDIAN MEDICAL DEGREES ACT, 1916 An Act to regulate the grant of titles implying qualification in Western medical Science and the assumption and use by unqualified persons of such title.[ This Act has been repealed in 2016
  • INDIAN MEDICAL COUNCIL (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations, 2002  In exercise of the powers conferred under section 20A read with section 33(m) of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 (102 of 1956), the Medical Council of India, with the previous approval of the Central Government, hereby makes the following regulations relating to the Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics for registered medical practitioners.

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2.Indian Nursing Council Act- 1947  

An Act to constitute an Indian Nursing Council.. WHERE AS it is expedient to constitute an Indian Nursing Council in order to establish a uniform standard of training for nurses, midwives and health visitors

To establish and monitor a uniform standard of nursing education for nurses midwife, Auxiliary Nurse- Midwives and health visitors by doing inspection of the institutions. 

To establish and monitor a uniform standard of nursing education for nurses midwife, Auxiliary Nurse- Midwives and health visitors by doing inspection of the institutions.

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Dental Council of India

The Dental Council of India – a statutory body – was constituted on 12th April 1949 under an Act of Parliament – the Dentists Act, 1948 (XVI of 1948). The amendments were made through an ordinance promulgated by the President of India on 27th August 1992. Through this ordinance, new sections i.e. section 10A, section 10B, section 10C were introduced in the Dentists Act, 1948 mainly to restrict mushroom growth of dental colleges, increase of the seats in any of the course and starting of new higher courses without the prior permission of the Central Govt., Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. The amendment was duly notified by the Govt. of India in Extraordinary Gazette of India, Part II, Section I on 3rd April 1993 with effective date 1st June 1992.

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The Homoeopathy Central Council Act 1973

An Act to provide for the constitution of a Central Council of Homoeopathy and the maintenance of a Central Register of Homoeopathy and for matters connected therewith

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Alternative medicine Related websites @ Ministry of Ayush 

A quick View of Statutes & laws pertaining to the Practice and conduct of professionals

S. no Name of Act / Rule Year

1.

Indian medical council Act

1956

2.

Indian medical council (professional conduct, etiquette and ethics) regulations,

2002

3.

Indian medical degrees Act  

4.

Registration of medical practitioners with state medical councils suggestion for multiple registration

 

5.

Indian nursing council Act

1947

6.

Delhi nursing council Act

1997

7.

The ICN Code of ethics for nurses  

8.

The Dentists Act

1948

9.

The Dentists ( code of ethics regulation)

1976

10.

Dental council of India regulations

2006

11.

AICTE rules of physiotherapy rules  

12.

All India council for Technical Education ACT

1987

13.

The Apprenticeship Act

1961

14.

Rehabilitation Council of India Act,

1992

15.

Rehabilitation Council of India (Amendment) Act,

2000

16.

Kerala Anatomy Act

1957

17.

Kerala Co-operative Hospital Complex and the Academy of Medical Sciences (Taking over the Management) Act,

1997

18.

Kerala Professional Colleges or Institutions (Prohibition of Capitation Fee, Regulation of Admission, Fixation of Non-exploitative Fee and Other Measures to Ensure Equity and Excellence in Professional Education) Amendment Act

2007

19.

Karnataka Anatomy ActSince considerable difficulty is experienced in obtaining bodies of deceased persons for educational purposes in medical institutions it is considered necessary to provide for the supply of unclaimed bodies of deceased persons to hospitals and medical and teaching institutions.

1957

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