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MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS AND DENTIST ACT   download pdf
Contents of the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Act... Please download using the above link
PART 1
 
1. Short title and commencement
2. Intepretation
 
PART II
THE MEDICAL COUNCIL OF MALAWI
3. Establishment of the Medical Council
4. Composition of the Council
5. Vacation, etc., of member from office
6. Filling of vacancies of the council
7. Co-opted persons 8. Chairman and Vice-Chairman


 
 
PART III
MEETINGS OF THE COUNCIL
9. Meetings of the council
PART IV
FUNCTIONS AND POWERS OF THE COUNCIL
10. Functions of the Council
11. Powers of the Council
12. Committees of the Council
PART V
MANAGEMENT
13. Appointment of Registrar and other staff
PART VI
FINANCIAL PROVISIONS
14. Funds, account audit
15. Levy
16. Remuneration and expenses of members of the Council
PART VII
REGISTERS
17. Registers
18. Special Registers
19. Duties of Registrar
20. Certificates
21. Offences in connexion with registers and certificates
22. Publication of Registers
23. Registers to be evidence
PART VIII
REGISTRATION
24. Persons registered under the repealed Act
25. Residence of Registered Persons
26. Persons eligible to be registered as medical practitioners or dentists
27. Persons registered may have additional qualifications inserted in register
28. Certificate not valid unless signatory registered
29. Procedure for Registration
30. Register of Interns
31. Register of Vocational Trainees
32. Provisional Registration
33. Register of Persons temporarily employed
34. Erasures from register
35. Method of erasure
36. Consequence of erasure
37. Appeals against refusal to register or erasure from register
PART IX
38. License for private practice
39. Issue etc, of licenses to be published in Gazzette
40. No. fees recoverable unless practitioners licensed for private practice
PART X
41. Education and Training Committee
42. Reports on training qualifications and practice of persons who are register able
43. Approval of institutions, curricula and qualifications
44. Diplomas and certificates instituted by the council
45. Rules for training and examinations
PART XI
DISCIPLINARY PROVISIONS
46. Disciplinary Committee
47. Functions of Disciplinary Committee
48. Taking of evidence by the Disciplinary Committee
49. Exercise of disciplinary powers on conviction of offence
50. Council to refer cases to Disciplinary Committee
51. Exercise of disciplinary powers
52. Appeal to High Court
53. Publication of result of disciplinary proceedings
54. Council of Disciplinary Committee not to be liable
55. Improper of disgraceful conduct
PART XIA
INSPECTOR PROVISIONS
56. Inspectorate Committee
PART XII
OFFENCES AND PENALTIES BY UNREGISTERED PERSONS
57. Certain certificates invalid if signed by unregistered person
58. Proof required for issue of licenses
59. Unregistered persons practicing etc., as medical practitioners
60. Unregistered persons practicing as dentists
PART XIII
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
61. African systems of therapeutic allowed
62. Exemption from registration
63. Registered persons becoming unfit to practice
64. Restoration to Register
65. Burden of proof on unregistered persons
66. Personation of registered person or misrepresentation
67. Registered person using unregistered title or qualification
68. Notification of change of address or death
PART XIIIA
CLOSURE OF PREMISES
Closure of Premises
REGULATIONS AND SAVINGS
69. Regulations
70. Repeal and savings


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