Medical Termination of Pregnancy Rules, 2003 - Cancellation or suspension of certificate of approval

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Cancellation or suspension of certificate of approval, -

         (1)   If, after inspection of any place approved under rule 5, the Chief Medical Officer of the District is satisfied that the facilities specified in rule 5 are not being properly maintained therein and the termination of pregnancy at such place cannot be made under safe and hygienic conditions, he shall make a report of the fact to the Committee giving the detail of the deficiencies or defects found at the place and the committee may, if it is satisfied, suspend or cancel the approval provided that the committee shall give an opportunity of making representation to the owner of the place before the certificate issued under rule 5 is cancelled.

       (2)  Where a certificate issued under rule 5 is cancelled  the owner of the place may make such additions or improvements in the place and there after,  he may make  an application to the Committee for grant of approval under rule 5.

      (3)  In the event of suspension of a certificate, of approval, the place shall not be deemed to be an approved place during the suspension for the purposes of termination of pregnancy from the date of communication of the order of such suspension.


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rakeshjjr, India

I fail to understand a few quack hasbeen punished by law till now .they are like an iceburg flourishing fluentely doing all illegal things even femal foetacide i am sure 99.9 % of foemal foetacide are done by the quacks why they are not targeted by the authorities

DrAmarenderVallala, India

Pl clarify whether a BAMS graduate with the experience of 20 years in the field of maternity services is qualified to do MTP

omkarsaxena1234567, India

can bams dr do mtp and delivery

robin chatterjee, India

if after 20 weeks the mother comes to know that her child will be congenitally handicapped,can then she abort the child??please explain wheather the mtpa states anything for this case or not??

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