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The Bangladesh Homoeopathic Practitioners Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. XLI OF 1983 )

Chapter VII


Prohibition against use of title, description, etc.
39. (1) No person shall add to his name, title or description any letters or abbreviation which imply or are calculated to lead to the belief that he holds a degree, diploma or certificate as his
qualification to practise the Homoeopathic system of medicine unless he holds such degree, diploma or certificate and such degree, diploma or certificate-
(a) is recognised by any law for the time being in force in Bangladesh; or
(b) has been conferred, granted or issued by a body or institution authorised under this Ordinance in this behalf; or
(c) has been conferred, granted or issued by an authority recognised as competent by the Government to confer, grant or issue such degree, diploma or certificate.
(2) Whoever contravenes the provisions of this section shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to Taka one thousand, or with both.

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