Medical Termination of Pregnancy Rules, 2003 - Definitions

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Definitions - In this rules, unless the context otherwise requires,

       (a)   “Act” means the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 (34 of 1971) and the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2002 (64 of 2002).

       (b)   “Chief Medical Officer of the District” means the Chief Medical Officer of a District, by whatever name called;

       (c)   “Form” means a form appended to these rules;

       (d)   “owner” in relation to a place means any person who is the administrative head or otherwise responsible for the working or maintenance of a hospital or place, by whatever name called, where the pregnancy may be terminated under this Act.

       (g)   “Committee” means a committee constituted at the district level under the proviso to clause (b) of section 4 read Rule 3.


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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


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


can bams dr do mtp and delivery

robin chatterjee 

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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