Central Council Of Homoeopathy

A Statutory Body under the Ministry of AYUSH,Govt. of India
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AUTHORITIES UNDER RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT

2. Dr. Kumar Vivekanand, Registrar-cum-Secretary i) FIRST APPELLATE AUTHORITY ii) TRANSPARENCY OFFICER AND iii) NODAL OFFICER Tel.(office)011-28522906 E-mail: cchindia123@yahoo.com
(2) No person, other than a practitioner of Homeopathy who possesses a recognized medical qualification and is enrolled on a State Register or the Central Register of Homoeopathy-
(a) shall hold office as Homoeopathic physician or any other office (by whatever designation called) in Government or in any institution maintained by a local or other authority;
(b) shall practise Homoeopathy in any State;
(c) shall be entitled to sign or authenticate a medial or fitness certificate or any other certificate required by an law to be signed or authenticated by a duly qualified medical practitioner;
(d) shall be entitled to give any evidence at any inquest or court of law as an expert under Section 45 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 on any matter relating to Homoeopathy.
3. Nothing contained in sub-section (2) shall affect-
(a) the right of a practitioner of Homoeopathy enrolled on a State Register of Homoeopathy to practise Homoeopathy in any State merely on the ground that, on the commencement of this Act, he does not possess a recognized medical qualification;
 (b) the privileges (including the right to practise Homoeopathy) conferred by or under any law relating to registration of practitioners of Homoeopathy for the time being in force in any State, on a Practitioner of Homoeopathy enrolled on a State Register of Homoeopathy;
(c) the right of a person to practise homoeopathy in a state in which on the commencement of this Act, a State Register of Homoeopathy is not maintained if, on such commencement, he has been practising Homoeopathy for not less than five years;
(d) the rights conferred by or under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 [including the right to practise medicine as defined in clause (f) of section 2 of the said Act] or the Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970 of persons possessing any qualifications included in the respective Schedules to the said Act.
4. Any person who acts in contravention of any provision of sub-section (2) shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees or with both