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The Pharmacy Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. XIII OF 1976 )

Functions of the Council
17. The functions of the Council shall be-
(a) to approve examinations in Pharmacy for the purpose of qualifying persons for registration as pharmacists;
(b) to prescribe the subjects in which approved examinations shall be held;
(c) to approve the courses of study and practical training in pharmacy for the purpose of admission to approved examinations;
(d) to prescribe the conditions and procedure for admission of candidates to an approved examination;
(e) to lay down the standard of teaching to be maintained by institutions conducting the approved courses of study;
(f) to prescribe the equipment and facilities to be made available to the students;
(g) to recognise degree or diploma in Pharmacy for the purpose of registration as pharmacists;
(h) to cause inspection of institutions which conduct any course of study in Pharmacy and of the teachings imparted and examinations held by them;
(i) to prepare and maintain Registers of pharmacists and apprentices in pharmacy;
(j) to register pharmacists and grant certificates of registration;
(k) to hold examinations for the purpose of registration as pharmacists; and
(l) to do such other acts and things as it may be empowered or required to do by or under this Ordinance.

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