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THE MEDICAL AND DENTAL COUNCIL ACT, 1980

(ACT NO. XVI OF 1980).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 9th April, 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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