The Bangladesh Homoeopathic Practitioners Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XLI OF 1983 )

এই আইন বাংলাদেশ হোমিওপ্যাথিক চিকিৎসা শিক্ষা আইন, ২০২৩ (২০২৩ সনের ৬৩ নং আইন) দ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে।

An Ordinance to provide for the regulation of the qualifications and registration of practitioners of Homoeopathic system of medicine.

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the regulation of the qualifications and registration of practitioners of Homoeopathic system of medicine and for matters connected therewith;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the proclamation of the 24th March, 1982, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Chief Martial Law Administrator is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-



1. Short title

2. Definitions

3. Establishment and incorporation of Board

4. Composition of the Board

5. Terms of office of Chairman and members

6. Publication of names, etc.

7. Vacancies not to invalidate proceedings of the Board

8. Resignation from membership

9. Power of Government to nominate members in certain circumstances

10. Declaration of vacancies

11. Disqualification of members

12. Control over the Board

13. Functions of the Board

14. Meetings of the Board

15. Officers of the Board and their terms and conditions of service

16. Recognition of institutions

17. Recognised Homoeopathic Institutions

18. Maintenance of standard of efficiency

19. Withdrawal of recognition

20. Duration of courses

21. Qualification for admission

22. Qualifying examination

23. Examining body

24. Controller of Examinations

25. Procedure of registration

26. Registration of practitioners

27. Listing of certain Homoeopaths

28. Removal from register, etc.

29. Cancellation or alteration of entries in register, etc.

30. Maintenance of register, etc.

31. Publication of list

32. Intimation of change of address

33. Privileges of registered practitioners

34. Code of Ethics

35. Restrictions

36. Penalties

37. Persons not registered under this Ordinance not to practise, etc.

38. Colourable imitation of degree

39. Prohibition against use of title, description, etc.

40. Savings

41. Cognizance of offence, etc.

42. Supersession of the Board

43. Grants, aids, fees, etc., received by the Board

44. Death of a registered or listed practitioner

45. Indemnity

46. Power to make rules

47. Power to make regulations

48. Repeal and savings