Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Amendment Act, 2002

Amendment of Section 7

        In section 7 of the principal Act,-

(i) in sub-section (2), for clause (c), the following clause shall be substituted, namely:-

    “(c) three members to be appointed by the Central Government to represent the Ministeries of Central Government in charge of Women and Child Development, Department of Legal Affairs or Legislative Department in the Ministry of Law, Justice, and Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy, ex officio;”;

(ii) in clause (e), for sub-clause (ii), the following sub-clause shall be substituted, namely:-

(iii) "eminent gynaecologist and obstetrician or expert of stri-roga or prasuti-tantra."

Amendment of section 14 

       In section 14 of the principal Act, for clause (f), the following clause shall be substituted, namely:-

 “(f) has, in the opinion of the Central Government, been associated with the use or promotion of pre-natal diagnostic technique for determination of sex or with any sex selection technique.”.

 Amendment of section 15 

      In section 15 of the principal Act, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely: -

      “Provided that no member other than an ex-officio member shall be appointed for more than two consecutive terms.”.


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