The Medical and Dental Council Act, 1980

( ACT NO. XVI Of 1980 )

এই আইনটি বাংলাদেশ মেডিকেল ও ডেন্টাল কাউন্সিল আইন, ২০১০ (২০১০ সনের ৬১ নং আইন) দ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে।

An Act to repeal and, with certain modifications, re enact the Medical Council Act, 1973, to provide for the constitution of a Medical and Dental Council, for regulating registration of medical practitioners and dentists and also for the purpose of establishing a uniform standard of basic and higher qualifications in medicine and dentistry.

 
 
 
WHEREAS it is expedient to repeal and, with certain modifications, re enact the Medical Council Act, 1973 (XXX of 1973), to provide for the constitution of a Medical and Dental Council, for regulating registration of medical practitioners and dentists and also for the purpose of establishing a uniform standard of basic and higher qualifications in medicine and dentistry and for matters connected therewith;
 
 
 
 
It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
 
 

CONTENTS

SECTIONS

1. Short title

2. Definitions

3. Constitution and composition of the Council

4. Incorporation of the Council

5. Term of office

6. Meeting of the Council

7. Officers, committees and employees of the Council

8. The Executive Committee

9. Recognition of medical qualifications granted by medical institutions in Bangladesh

10. Recognition of medical qualifications granted by institutions outside Bangladesh.

11. Arrangements for amendment of the Second Schedule

12. Additional medical qualifications

13. Registrable medical licences and diplomas

14. Registrable medical examinations pass certificates

15. Recognition of dental qualifications granted by dental institutions in or outside Bangladesh

16. Appeal against the Council refusing recognition of any medical or dental qualification

17. Power to require information as to courses of study and examinations

18. Inspection of examinations

19. Withdrawal of recognition

20. Maintenance of medical Register

21. Entry of additional medical qualifications in the Register

22. Maintenance of Register of dentists

23. Additional Register

24. Registers to be public documents

25. Penalty for fraudulent representation or registration

26. Privileges of registered medical practitioners and dentists

27. Prohibition for using false title, etc., by registered medical practitioners and dentists

28. Removal of names from the Register

29. Appeal against the Council refusing registration

30. Persons not registered under the Act not to practice

31. Prohibition to organise course of study without approval of Government

32. Indemnity

33. Power to make regulations

34. Repeal and savings

Schedule

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