Central Register of Indian Medicine, Regulations, 1979

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (m) to clause (o) of Section 36 of the Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970 (48 of 1970), the Central Council of Indian Medicine, with the previous sanction of the Central Government, hereby makes the following regulations, namely :-

1. Short title

These regulations may be called the Central Council of Indian Medicine (Central Register of Indian Medicine) Regulations, 1979.

2. Definitions

(a) In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires, 'Act' means the Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970 (48 of 1970);

(b) 'Board' means a Board, Council, Examining Body or faculty of Indian Medicine (by whatever name called), constituted by the State Government under any law for the time being in force regulating the award of medical qualifications, in and registration of practitioners of, Indian Medicine ;
(c) 'Central Register of Indian Medicine' means the register maintained by the Central Council under section 25 of the Act ;

(d) 'President' means the President of the Central Council elected under sub-section (2) of section 3 of the Act;

(e) 'Registrar' means the Registrar of the Central Council appointed under clause (a) of section 12 of the Act. who shall also act as the Secretary of the Central Council;

(f) 'Vice-President' means a Vice-President of the Central Council elected under sub-section (3) of the Section 3 of the Act.

3. Maintenance and pablication of Central Register of Indian Medicine

(1) The Registrar shall maintain Central Register of Indian Medicine arranged in three parts, namely Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani Systems in an alphabetical order statewise and it shall bear the seal of the Central Council.

(2) The Central Register of Indian Medicine shall also bear a preface which shall contain a covering page with the seal of the Central Council, names of the State Boards with whose registers the Central Register of Indian Medicine has been compiled, abbreviations of qualifications shown in the Register up-to-date list of recognised qualifications as specified in the Schedules to the Act, important sections pertaining to registration of practitioners of Indian Medicine and also names of the President, the Vice-President and the Members (Constituency wise) and the Registrar of the Central Council.

4. Supply of information by State Boards

(1) All the State Boards shall intimate to the Central Council the lists of registered medical practitioners as entered in their State Registers of Indian Medicine, who possess any the recognised medical qualifications specified in the Second, Third or Fourth Schedules to the Act, in the first instance and thereafter all the new enteries made during every Calendar year. The State Boards shall also intimate to the Central Council immediately any change in name or registration of additional qualifications or change in address or removal of any name (as required by clause (1) of section 27 of the Act) of a practitioner of Indian Medicine registered with the respective State Board as and when received.

(2) After the publication of the first Central Register of Indian Medicine, supplements to the Central Register of Indian Medicine shall be published in the Gazette of India every year and the Central Register of Indian Medicine shall as far as possible be .revised and pub­lished every five years.

5. Application for direct registration with the Central Council

(1) Every application for direct registration, with the Central Council under Section 25 of the Act shall be made in Form 'A' in duplicate, annexed to these regulations.

(2) A fee of Rs. 50 shall be charged as registration fee for every such application.
(3) The following documents duly attested shall be sent alongwith the application, namely :-
(a) Degree or diploma or certificate from the Head of the Institution in original with one attested copy.
(b) Certificate of post examination practical training, if any.
(c) Attested copy of matriculation or any other certificate as proof of age.
(4) A certificate in Form 'B' annexed to these regulations shall be issued by the Registrar under his seal to all persons who are.directly registered with the Central Council.
(5) Application for registration of additional qualification in the Central Register of Indian Medicine shall be made direct to the Central Council in the Form 'C' annexed to these regulations.

6. *Appeal for restoration of name in State Register

Any person whose name has been removed from a State Register on any ground other than that he is not possessed of the requisite medical qualification or where any application by the said persons for restoration of his name to the State Register of Indian Medicine has been rejected, may file an appeal to the Central Government under sub-section (2) of section 27 of the Act, in Form 'D' and every such appeal so filed shall be accompained by a fee of rupees twenty five by a Bank Draft in favour of Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi.

*Inserted by G.I. M/Health & F.W. vide letter No. V. 26012/3/81-AE dated 4-1-1982.