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The Bangladesh Unani and Ayurvedic Practitioners Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XXXII Of 1983 )

Definitions
2. In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
 
 
(a) “Board” means the Bangladesh Board of Unani and Ayurvedic systems of medicine established under section 3;
 
 
(b) “Chairman” means the Chairman of the Board; (c) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules or regulations made under this Ordinance;
 
 
(d) “recognised” means recognised by the Government for the purposes of this Ordinance;
 
 
(e) “register” means a register of practitioners of Unani and Ayurvedic systems of medicine maintained under this Ordinance;
 
 
(f) “registered practitioner” means a practitioner whose name is for the time being entered in a register;
 
 
(g) “Registrar” means the Registrar of the Board;
 
 
(h) “regulations” means regulations made under this Ordinance;
 
 
(i) “rules” means rules made under this Ordinance;
 
 
(j) “Tabib” or “Hakim” means a practitioner of Unani system of medicine;
 
 
(k) “Unani and Ayurvedic systems of medicine” means the Unani Tib and Ayurvedic (including the Siddha) systems of medicine whether supplemented or not by such modern advances as the Board may, from time to time, determine;
 
 
(l) “Vaid” or “Kabiraj” means a practitioner of Ayurvedic system of medicine.

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