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Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1971

Power to make rules

 (1)  The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules to carry out the provisions of this Act.

 (2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely -

 (a) the experience or training, or both, which is registered medical practitioner shall have if he intends to terminate any pregnancy under this Act; and

 (b) Such other matters as are required to be or may be, provided by rules made under this Act.

 (3) Every rule made by the Central Government under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament while it is in session for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session in which it is so laid or the session immediately following, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule.

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