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Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Rules, 1996

Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Rules, 1996
 
Short title and commencement.-

(1) These rules may be called the Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Rules, 1996.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

1. Definitions.- In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires:-

       (a)  “Act” means The Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Act, 1994 (57 of 1994);

      (b)   “employee” means a person working in or employed by a Genetic Counselling Centre, a Genetic Laboratory or a Genetic Clinic, and includes those working on part-time, contractual, consultancy, honorary or on any other basis;

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

     (d)     “Schedule” means a Schedule appended to these rules;

     (e)      “Section” means a section of the Act;

      (f)      words and expressions used herein and not defined in these rules but defined in the Act, shall have the meanings, respectively, assigned to them in the Act.

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