CHAPTER IV (MISCELLANEOUS)

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The Council shall have authority to call on the governing body or authorities of any Medical College or School and examining body
included in or desirous of being included in the Schedule.

 
(a)

to furnish such particulars as the Council shall require of any examinations course of study prescribed or examination held by such body or in such school or college with reference to the grant of any medical or surgical qualification, and

(b)

to permit such person or persons as is or are, in opinion of the Council, specially qualification for the purpose, to attend and be present at any such examination.

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(1)

If it shall appear to the State Government, on the report Council or otherwise, that the course of study and examinations prescribed by Any University, college, body or institution, conferring a degree, diploma, Licence or certificate or any other like award, not entered in the Schedule to this Act or in any of the Schedules to the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956, is such as to secure the possession by persons obtaining such degree , diploma, licence, certificate or award of the requisite knowledge and skill for the efficient practice of their profession as medical practitioners, it shall be lawful for the State Government from time to time by notification in the Official Gazette,to amend the Schedule and to direct the inclusion therein of any such qualification, subject to such conditions (if any), as may be specified in respect of that qualification

(2)

If at any time it appears to the State Government, on the report of the Council or otherwise, that the course of study or the examinations prescribed by any University college, body or institution, for any degree, diploma licence, certificate or award, which is included in the Schedule to this Act are not such as to secure the possession by persons obtaining such qualification of the requisite knowledge and skill for the efficient practice of their profession, as medical practitioners or to secure the maintenance of an adequate standard of proficiency for such practice, it shall be lawful for the State Government from time to time to direct the removal of any such qualification from the said Schedule of to impose such further conditions therefore as it deems fit.
Provided that, no Notification for amendment of the Schedule under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2) shall be issued by the State Government , without consulting the Council :
Provided further that , before making any recommendation to the State Government under this section to remove any degree, diploma, licence, certificate or award from the Schedule, the Council shall require the University , college body or institution to take steps as may be directed by the Council and within such reasonable time as the Council may prescribe , to bring the course of study or examination for such degree, diploma , licence,certificate or award, to the required standard.

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If any person whose name is not for the time being entered in the register falsely represents that it is so entered, or uses in connection with his name or title any words or letters reasonably calculated to suggest that his name is so entered , he shall, on conviction, be punished with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees.

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(1)

If at any time it appears to the State Government that the Council or its President or Vice-President has failed to exercise or has or abused to function, or has become incapable of functioning, the State Government may, if it considers such failure, excess, abuse or incapacity to be of a serious may, character, notify the particulars thereof to the Council or the President or the Vice- President, as the case may be fails to remedy such failure,excess, abuse or incapacity within such reasonable time as the State Government may fix in this behalf, the State Government may remove the President or Vice-President or dissolve the Council, as the case may be, and in case of dissolution of the Council cause all or any of the powers, duties, and functions of the council to be exercised, performed and discharged by such persons or persons and for such period not exceeding two years, as it may think fit, and shall take steps to constitute a new Council.

(2)

Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, or in rules made there-under, if at any time appears to the State Government that the Council or any other authority empowered to exercise any of the powers or to perform any of the duties or functions under this Act, has not been validly constituted or appointed, the State Government may cause any of such powers, dutied or funnctions to be exercised or performed by such person or persons, in such manner and for such period not exceeding six months and subject to such conditions, as it thinks fit

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(1) The State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette and subject to the condition of previous publication, make rules to carry out the purposes of this Act .
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers, such rules may be made-
 
(a) for the whole or any part of the State, and
(b) to be provide for all or any matters expressly required or allowed by this Act be prescribed by rules.
(3)

All rules made under this section shall be laid fir not less than thirty days before the State Legislature as soon as possible after they are made and shall be subject to rescission by the Legislature or to such modifications as the Legislature may make during the session in which they are so laid or the session immediately following.

(4) Any rescission or modifications so made by the Legislature shall be published in the Official Gazette and shall thereupon take effect