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The Bangladesh Homoeopathic Practitioners Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XLI OF 1983 )

Chapter II


Functions of the Board
13. The following shall be the functions of the Board, namely:-
(a) to consider applications for recognition under this Ordinance made by institutions imparting or desiring to impart instruction in Homoeopathy;
(b) to ensure the maintenance of an adequate standard of efficiency in recognised institutions;
(c) to appoint committees and sub-committees for carrying out the purposes of this Ordinance;
(d) to regulate academic and teaching standard of Homoeopathy and to upgrade the professional practice thereof;
(e) to hold seminars and arrange for refresher courses on Homoeopathy;
(f) to arrange, from time to time, for short courses of study for upgrading the standard of the registered Homoeopaths and to grant certificates to those attending the courses on passing the examinations;
(g) to hold examinations and confer certificates, diplomas and degrees in Homoeopathic medicine and surgery;
(h) to make arrangement for the registration of duly qualified persons in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance;
(i) to provide for research in Homoeopathy;
(j) to arrange for the writing of text-books on Homoeopathy;
(k) to publish journals, bulletins and other literatures on Homoeopathy;
(l) to grant scholarships, stipends, prizes and medals to meritorious and deserving students of recognised institutions and to arrange research or special study on Homoeopathy by students of recognised institutions in Bangladesh or abroad;
(m) to supervise the arrangements made by the recognised institutions in respect of residence, health and general welfare of their students;
(n) to establish, manage and control Homoeopathic colleges, hospitals and charitable dispensaries and sanction grants to charitable Homoeopathic dispensaries;
(o) to establish and manage a Homoeopathic medical store for supplying medicines and other accessories to the Homoeopathic hospitals and dispensaries attached to the recognised Homoeopathic medical colleges and to Homoeopathic hospital and dispensaries established and managed by it or on private initiative;
(p) to prepare Bangladesh Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia on the basis of principles of Homoeopathy;
(q) to do such other acts and things as it may be empowered or required to do by this Ordinance or the rules made thereunder.

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