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Legislative Enactments
Marginal Notes
1. This Act may be cited as the Ayurveda Act.
2. A Department of Ayurveda to be established.
3. Appointment of the Commissioner for Ayurveda and other officers.
4. Delegation of the Commissiners powers and duties.
5. Minister's power to authorize any officer to exercise or perform any power or duty of a Deputy Commissioner or an Assistant Commissioner for Ayurveda.
6. Commissioner to be subject to directions of Minister.
7. Objects of the Department.
8. Establishment and maintenance of ayurvedic hospitals, &c, by the Commissioner.
9. Financial assistance by the Commissioner.
10. Ayurvedic hospitals, pharmacies, dispensaries and stores to be registered.
11. Constitutuion of the Ayurvedic Medical Council.
12. Term of office of members of the Council. [ 4, Law 7 of 1977.]
13. Vacation of office by members of Council. [ 5, Law 7 of 1977.]
14. Filling up of vacancies.
15. The President and the vice President of the Council.
16. Quorum.
17. Regulation of procedure of the Council.
18. The Council to be the authority responsible for the registration of ayurvedic practitioners, ayurvedic pharmacists and ayurvedic nurses and the regulation and control of their professional conduct.
19. Registrar and otherofficers and servants of the Council.
20. The Council to be a body corporate.
21. Funds of the Council.
21A. Accounts of the counciland financial year. [2, 9 of 1969.]
21B. Audit of the accounts of the Council. [ 2 9 of 1969]
21C. The Auditor-General's report. [2,9 of 1969.]
21D. Annual accounts with the auditor's report and a report of the annual activities of the Council to be transmitted to the Minister. [2,9 of 1969.]
22. The Ayurveda Education and Hospital Board.[ 7, Law 7 of 1977.]
23. Term of office of the members of the Board. [ 8, Law 7 of 1977.]
24. Vacation of office by members of the Board. [9, Law 7 of 1977.]
25. Filling up of vacancies.
26. Chairman of the Board.
27. Quorum.
28. Regulation of proceedings of the Board
29. Delegation of powers, functions or duties of the Board to committees.
30. Powers of the Board. [10, Law 7 of 1977.]
31. Registrar of the Board [ 11, Law 7 of 1977.]
32. Expenditure of the Board.
33. Constitution of theAyurvedic Research Committee. [12, Law 7 of 1977.]
34. Tenure of office of members of the Committee.
35. Vacation of office by members of the Committee.
36. Filling up of vacancies.
37. Chairman of Committee.
38. Quorum.
39. Regulation of proceedings of the Committee.
40. Expenditure of the Committee.
41. Duties of the Committee.
42. Definition of the expression the purposes of this Part.
43. A Body to be subject to general and special directions of the Minister.
44. Proceedings of any Body.
45. Remuneration for atendance at a meeting of a Body.
46. Protection for action taken under this Act direction of a Body.
47. No writ to issue against person or property of a member of a Body.
48. A Body deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act.
49. Power of a body to make rules.
50. Definition of certain expressions for the puposes of this Part.
51. Registers.
52. Applications for registration as ayurvedic practitioners.
53. Applications for registration as ayurvedic pharmacists and ayurvedic nurses.
54. Applications for registration by persons whose registration has been previously cancelled.
55. Qualifications for registration as an ayurvedic practitioner.
56. Qualifications for registration as an ayurvedic pharmacist or ayurvedic nurse.
57. Grounds on which registration may be refused,cancelled or suspended.
58. Service of copies of orders made by the Council.
59. Effect of orders made by the Council and duty of Registrar to give effect to such orders.
60. Registration fee.
61. Certificate of registration.
62. Insertion of additional qualifications in the registers.
63. Appeals.
64. Use of the title "Vaiya-carya'".
65. Meaning of " legally or duly qualified practitioner of ayurveda ".
66. Meaning of "legally or duly qualified ayurvedic pharmacist".
67. Privileges of registered ayurvedic practitioners.
68. Disabilities of unregistered ayurvedic practitioners.
69. Pretence to be a registered ayurvedic practitioner, or practising for gain as an ayurvedic practitioner when not registered to be an offence.
70. Registered ayurvedic pharmacists and registered ayurvedic nurses entitled to practise.
71. Pretence to be a registered ayurvedic pharmacist or a registered ayurvedic nurse to be an offence.
72. Practising for gain as an ayurvedic pharmacist or ayurvedic nurse when not registered to be an offence.
73. Certain persons deemed to be registered as ayurvedic practitioners under this Act.
74. Continuation in employment of members of the Department of Indigenous Medicine.
75. Amendment of other written laws, &c, consequent on the change of designation of the Commissioner of Indigenous Medicine, and savings for contracts, &c.
76. Change of name of the College of Indigenous Medicine and the Hospital of Indigenous Medicine and consequential provisions.
77. Ayurvedic Code.
78. Contravention of regulations an offence.
79. Offences in relation to registered ayurvedic hospitals, pharmacies, dispensaries and stores.
80. Punishment for offences under this Act.
81. Duty of Registrar-General to notify the deaths of registered ayurvedic practitioners, registered ayurvedic pharmacists and registered ayurvedic nurses.
82. Regulations.
83. Medical Ordinance not to apply to the practice of medicine surgery, pharmacy or nursing according to ayurveda.
85. Amendment of Food and Drugs Act .
86. Modification of Poisons Opium, and Dangerous Drugs Ordinance.
88. Transfer of propery of Board of indigenous Medicine to the State.
89. Interpretation.