The National Medical Commission Act, 2019

CourtMinistry of Health and Family Welfare
Record Number201930
Act Number30
Enactment Date08 Aug 2019
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THE NATIONAL MEDICAL COMMISSION ACT, 2019
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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
SECTIONS
1. Short title, extent and commencement.
2. Definitions.
CHAPTER II
THE NATIONAL MEDICAL COMMISSION
3. Constitution of National Medical Commission.
4. Composition of Commission.
5. Search Committee for appointment of Chairperson and Members.
6. Term of office and conditions of service of Chairperson and Members.
7. Removal of Chairperson and Member of Commission.
8. Appointment of Secretary, experts, professionals, officers and other employees of Commission.
9. Meetings, etc., of Commission.
10. Powers and functions of Commission.
CHAPTER III
THE MEDICAL ADVISORY COUNCIL
11. Constitution and composition of Medical Advisory Council.
12. Functions of Medical Advisory Council.
13. Meetings of Medical Advisory Council.
CHAPTER IV
NATIONAL EXAMINATION
14. National Eligibility cum-Entrance Test.
15. National Exit Test.
CHAPTER V
AUTONOMOUS BOARDS
16. Constitution of Autonomous Boards.
17. Composition of Autonomous Boards.
18. Search Committee for appointment of President and Members.
19. Term of office and conditions of service of President and Members.
20. Advisory committees of experts.
21. Staff of Autonomous Boards.
22. Meetings, etc., of Autonomous Boards.
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SECTIONS
23. Powers of Autonomous Boards and delegation of powers.
24. Powers and functions of Under-Graduate Medical Education Board.
25. Powers and functions of Post-Graduate Medical Education Board.
26. Powers and functions of Medical Assessment and Rating Board.
27. Powers and functions of Ethics and Medical Registration Board.
28. Permission for establishment of new medical college.
29. Criteria for approving or disapproving scheme.
30. State Medical Councils.
31. National Register and State Register.
32. Community Health Provider.
33. Rights of persons to have licence to practice and to be enrolled in National Register or State
Register and their obligations thereto.
34. Bar to practice.
CHAPTER VI
RECOGNITION OF MEDICAL QUALIFICATIONS
35. Recognition of medical qualifications granted by Universities or medical institutions in India.
36. Recognition of medical qualifications granted by medical institutions outside India.
37. Recognition of medical qualifications granted by statutory or other body in India.
38. Withdrawal of recognition granted to medical qualification granted by medical institutions in
India.
39. Derecognition of medical qualifications granted by medical institutions outside India.
40. Special provision in certain cases for recognition of medical qualifications.
CHAPTER VII
GRANTS, AUDIT AND ACCOUNTS
41. Grants by Central Government.
42. National Medical Commission Fund.
43. Audit and accounts.
44. Furnishing of returns and reports to Central Government.
CHAPTER VIII
MISCELLANEOUS
45. Power of Central Government to give directions to Commission and Autonomous Boards.
46. Power of Central Government to give directions to State Governments.
47. Information to be furnished by Commission and publication thereof.
48. Obligation of universities and medical institutions.
49. Completion of courses of studies in medical institutions.
50. Joint sittings of Commission, Central Councils of Homoeopathy and Indian medicine to enhance
interface between their respective systems of medicine.
51. State Government to promote primary healthcare in rural areas.
52. Chairperson, Members, officers of Commission and of Autonomous Boards to be public servants.

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