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Law Related to Governing the Commissioning of Hospital

Laws Governing the Qualifications / Practice and Conduct of Professionals

Law Governing Storage / Sale of Drugs and Safe Medication

Law Governing Biomedical Research

Law Governing to Management of Patients

Law Governing Medico Legal Aspects

Law Governing The Safety of Patients, Public and Staff within the Hospital Premises and Environmental Protection

Law Governing the Safety of Patients, Public and Staff within the Hospital Premises

Laws Governing the Employment of Manpower

Law Governing to Professional Training and Research

Regulations Governing the Business Aspects of Hospital



Law Related to Governing the Commissioning of Hospital


S. no

Name of Act / Rule

Year

1.

Society registration Act

1960

2.

Companies Act

1956

3.

Municipality to Local Authority

4.

Delhi Fire Service Act,

2007

5.

Delhi Fire Prevention and Fire Safety Act,

1986

6.

Fire safety rules

1987

7.

Electricity rules

1956

8.

Delhi lift Act

1942

9.

Bombay Lifts Act,

1939

10.

Delhi nursing home registration Act

1953

11.

Bombay Nursing Homes Registration (Amendment) Act,

2005

12.

Bombay Nursing Homes Registration (Extension and Amendment) Act,

1959

13.

Bombay Nursing Homes Registration Act,

1949

14.

Radiation protection certificate for radiology dept from BARC


15.

Atomic energy regulatory body approval for radiology / nuclear medicine services under the atomic energy Act

1962

16.

Atomic energy ( safe disposal of radioactive waste) rules

1987

17.

Indian telegraph Act

1885

18.

Clinical Establishments Bill

2010

19.

BUILDING AND OTHER CONSTRUCTION WORKERS (REGULATION OF EMPLOYMENT AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE) ACT.

1908

20.

The Registration Act.

1908

21.

THE NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI LAWS (SPECIAL PROVISIONS) SECOND BILL

2007

22.

Government Buildings Act

1899

23.

Karnataka Medical Registration (Amendment) Act

2003

24.

Red Cross Society (Allocation of Property) Act

1936

25.

St. John Ambulance Association (India) Transfer of Funds Act,

1956

Law Related to Governing the Commissioning of Hospital

Laws Governing the Qualifications / Practice and Conduct of Professionals

Law Governing Storage / Sale of Drugs and Safe Medication

Law Governing Biomedical Research

Law Governing to Management of Patients

Law Governing Medico Legal Aspects

Law Governing The Safety of Patients, Public and Staff within the Hospital Premises and Environmental Protection

Law Governing the Safety of Patients, Public and Staff within the Hospital Premises

Laws Governing the Employment of Manpower

Law Governing to Professional Training and Research

Regulations Governing the Business Aspects of Hospital






Law Related to Governing the Commissioning of Hospital

Laws Governing the Qualifications / Practice and Conduct of Professionals


S. no

Name of Act / Rule

Year

1.

Indian medical council Act

1956

2.

Indian medical council (professional conduct, etiquette and ethics) regulations,

2002

3.

Indian medical degrees Act

4.

Registration of medical practitioners with state medical councils

5.

Indian nursing council Act

1947

6.

Delhi nursing council Act

1997

7.

The ICN Code of ethics for nurses

8.

The Dentists Act

1948

9.

The Dentists ( code of ethics regulation)

1976

10.

Dental council of India regulations

2006

11.

AICTE rules of physiotherapy rules

12.

All India council for Technical Education ACT

1987

13.

The Apprenticeship Act

1961

14.

Rehabilitation Council of India Act,

1992

15.

Rehabilitation Council of India (Amendment) Act,

2000

16.

Kerala Anatomy Act

1957

17.

Kerala Co-operative Hospital Complex and the Academy of Medical Sciences (Taking over the Management) Act,

1997

18.

Kerala Professional Colleges or Institutions (Prohibition of Capitation Fee, Regulation of Admission, Fixation of Non-exploitative Fee and Other Measures to Ensure Equity and Excellence in Professional Education) Amendment Act

2007

19.

Karnataka Anatomy Act

1957


Law Governing Storage / Sale of Drugs and Safe Medication


S. no

Name of Act / Rule

Year

1.

Drugs and cosmetic Act

1940

2.

Drug and cosmetic Act amendment

1982

3.

The drug and cosmetics rules (Amendment 2005)

1945

4.

The drugs control Act

1950

5.

Pharmacy Act

1948

6.

License for possession and use of Rectified / denatured spirit

7.

Narcotics and psychotropic substances Act

1985

8.

Central excise Act ( for permit to use and store sprit )

1944

9.

Retail drug license

10.

VAT Act

11.

. Central sales Tax Act

1956

12.

Sales of good Act

1930

13.

Adulteration of drugs (IPC Sec 274)

14.

Sales of adulterated drugs ( IPC Sec 275 )

15.

Sales of drug as different drug or preparation ( IPC Sec 276 )

16.

Negligent conduct with regard to poisonous substances (IPC Sec 284)

17.

Blood bank regulations under Drugs and cosmetic ( 2nd amendment ) rules ,

1999

18.

Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Act

2002

19.

Homoeopathy Central Council Act,

1973

Law Governing Biomedical Research


S. no

Name of Act / Rule

Year

1.

Breeding of and Experiments on Animals (Control and Supervision )Amendment Rules

2005

2.

Reconstitution of Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals(CPCSEA).

Law Governing to Management of Patients


S. no

Name of Act / Rule

Year

1.

Drugs and magic remedies ( objectionable ) advertisements Act 1954

1954

2.

PNDT Act

1994

3.

Pre conception and prenatal diagnostic techniques ( prohibition of sex selection ) Rules,

1996

4.

MTP Act

1997

5.

MTP Rules

1971

6.

Transplantation of human organ Act

1994

7.

Transplantation of human organ Rule

1995

8.

Rules for insurance cover for the sterilization cases

9.

Laws of contract section 13 (Consent

10.

Birth and death and marriage registration act

1886

11.

Delhi registration of birth and deaths act

1969

12.

Indian lunacy Act

1912

13.

The epidemic disease Act

1897

14.

. Delhi Municipal corporation ( Malaria and other mosquito Borne disease ) Bye Law

1975

15.

Lepers act

1975

16.

Guardians and wards Act

1890

17.

. National guidelines for clinical management of HIV / AIDS , NACO, Govt Of India.

18.

Manual for control of hospital associated infections : SOPs, NACO , Govt of India

19.

The Mental Health Act

1987

20.

Ear Drums and Ear Bones (Authority for Use for Therapeutic Purposes) Act

1982

21.

Eyes (Authority for Use for Therapeutic Purposes) Act

1982

Law Governing Medico Legal Aspects

S. no

Name of Act / Rule

Year

1.

Law of privileged communications

2.

Indian Evidence act (disclosure of privileged / confidential patient related information before a court of law – under protest)

3.

Law of torts

4.

Consumer protection Act

1986

5.

Protection of human rights Act

6.

IPC section 52

7.

IPC section 80

8.

IPC section 89

9.

IPC section 92

10.

IPC section 93

11.

IPC section 269

Law Governing The Safety of Patients, Public and Staff Within the Hospital Premises and Environmental Protection

S. no

Name of Act / Rule

Year/Amendment

1.

Biomedical medical waste management handling rules

1998/2000

2.

Water ( prevention and control of pollution) Act

1974

3.

.The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess (Amendment) Act,

2003

4.

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act

1974/1988

5.

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Rules

1978

6.

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules

1975

7.

The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) (Amendment) Rules

2010

8.

The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) (Amendment) Rules

2006

9.

The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) (Amendment) Rules

2006

10.

The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) (Amendment) Rules

2002

11.

The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) (Amendment) Rules

2000

12.

Business) Rules

1975/1976

13.

Rules regarding the safe discharge of effluents in the public sewers / drains

14.

DMC sanitation and public health Bye laws

1959

15.

Air ( prevention and control of pollution ) act

1981/1987

16.

The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) (Union Territories) Rules,

1983

17.

The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules

1982

18.

Environment protection Act

1986

19.

Environment protection Rule

1986

20.

Environment protection Act

1996

21.

.Noise pollution control Rules

2000

22.

IPC sec 269 ( negligent act likely to spread infection or disease dangerous to life , unlawfully or negligently

23.

IPC sec 278 ( making atmosphere noxious to health

Law Governing The Safety of Patients, Public and Staff within the Hospital Premises


S. no

Name of Act / Rule

Year

1.

Indian Boilers Act

1923

2.

Explosive Act 1884 (for diesel storage)

1884

3.

Petroleum Act + storage Rules

2002

4.

Gas cylinder Rules

2004

5.

Rules for provision of safe drinking water

6.

Rules for provision of uninterrupted power supply

7.

Prevention of food adulteration Act

1954

8.

The radiation surveillance procedures for the medical application of radiation

1989

9.

Radiation protection Rules

1971

10.

AERB safety code no . AERB/SC/Med -2 ( REV -1)

2001

11.

Insecticide Act

1968

12.

Arms Act,

1950

13.

IPC Sec 336 ( act endangering life and personal safety of others)

14.

IPC Sec 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life and personal safety of others)

15.

.IPC Sec 338 ( causing grievous hurt by act endangering the life and personal safety of others

16.

The Indian fatal accidents Act

1955

17.

The cigarettes and other Tobacco products ( prohibition of advertisement and Regulation of trade and commerce , production , supply and distribution ) bill

2003

18.

.Prohibition of smoking in public places Rules

2008

19.

.Prohibition of smoking in public places Rules

2008

20.

The Tamilnadu Medicare service persons and Medicare service institutions( prevention of violence and damage or loss to property ) Act

2008

21.

The Tamilnadu Medicare service persons and Medicare service institutions( prevention of violence and damage or loss to property ) Act

2008

22.

Vaccination Act

1880

23.

Vaccination (Repeal) Act

2001

24.

Disaster Management Act

2005

25.

Protection of Human Rights Act

1993

Laws Governing the Employment of Manpower


S. no

Name of Act / Rule

Year

1.

Child Labour Act

2.

Citizenship Act

1955

3.

Employees provident fund and misc provision Act

1952

4.

ESI Act

1948

5.

ESI ( central ) Rules

1950

6.

Employment exchange ( compulsory notification of vacancies ) act

1959

7.

Equal remuneration Act

1976

8.

Minimum Wedge Act

1948

9.

Payment of bonus Act

1965

10.

Payment of Gratuity Act

1972

11.

Payment of wages Act

1936

12.

PPF Act

1968

13.

TDS Act

14.

Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act,

2008

15.

Workmen’s Compensation Act

1923

16.

Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act

2009

17.

Indian Trade Union Act

1926

18.

Industrial Disputes Act

1947

19.

Shops and factories Act (for national holidays)

20.

Negotiable instrument Act

1881

21.

Persons with Disabilities Act

1995

22.

SC and ST Act

1989

23.

Weekly Holidays Act

1942

24.

Official Secrets Act

1923

25.

Persons With Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act

1995

26.

Karnataka Prohibition of Violence against Medicare Service Personnel and Damageto Property in Medicare Service Institutions Act

2009

27.

Information Technology (Amendment) Act

2008

28.

Information Technology Act

2000


Law Governing to Professional Training and Research


S. no

Name of Act / Rule

Year

1.

MCI rules for internship training

2.

National board of examinations Rules for DNB training

3.

Nursing Council of India Rules for staring school / college of nursing

4.

.ICMR rules governing Medical Research

Regulations Governing The Business Aspects of Hospital


Sr no

Name of Act / Rule

Year/Amendment

1.

Charitable and religious trust Act

1920

2.

Contract Act

1982

3.

Income Tax ACT

1961

4.

Customs Act

1962

5.

.Foreign Exchange management Act

1999

6.

Insurance Act

1938

7.

Rules for display of Red Cross Insignia

8.

Sales of good Act

1930

9.

Vehicle registration certificate

10.

Wireless operation certificate from post and telegraphs

11.

Cable television network ACT

1995

12.

Gift Tax Act

1958

13.

Copyright Act

1982

14.

The Public Liability Insurance Act

1991/1992

15.

The Public Liability Insurance Rules

1991/1993