The Council, Medicine, Registered Practitioner, President and Vice-President,
An Act to provide for rile r~gi~.tt.ntiwrof Medical pracltrioners in
Belrgal ‘[andformotrers cor~r~ectedrlrerc\virh.] –
‘[WHEKEAS] the sanction of rhe Governor General has been ob-
55 and 56 tained,under section 5 ofthe Indian CouncilsAcl, 1892, to [hepassing
Vic~.,C. L4. of this Act ;
11is hereby enac~edas follows :-
- (I)This Act inay be called thc Bcngal Medical ACL,1914 ;
(2) It exrends to he whole of’IWest Bengal] ;and
sm PAPERS.-For v~Slatcmcnt or Objecls and Rcasons. srr Lhc Caluirffo
C;rr:c~rcat1913. PI. IV,page 246 ;forlcpoff ofSclecrCornmi~rcc,see ;bid, I9f4,Ft.
lV. pagcs 50 lo 53 :lor Proccedillgsin Cuu~lcil,scc ibirl. 1913. Pr,IVA. pages 796.
797, and ibirl, 1914, PI.IVA. pagcs 18 to 31.210.534 lo 592. 595 to 613.
L~ALEx~~h-r.-This Act cxicnds LO~hcwholr:ofWest Bcngal,rcc seclion 112).
~hcscwordswcrcinsc~cdbys. 2of thc Bcngal Mcdical(Amendmcnt) Acr, 1954
(Wcst Bcn. Ac~XVI or 1954).
‘Thc firn paragraph of ~hcPmamblc wkv omilldby s. 3(r1),ibi4
‘This word was subsliluicd ror ihc words “And whcrcas” by s.3(b),ibid.
Thzsc words wcrc subsiiiuicd lorthc word “Rcnpal” by pangraph (2)orAnicIc
3OF [he Indian Indcpcndcnce (Adap~alionol’Bengal and Punjab Acts) Ordcr, 1918.
ccrnenl.(3) It shall come into force on the day on which i~ispublished in
the ‘[OflcialGrrzerre]nRcr having received[heassenr of the Govcmor
7: General :
[Ben, Act VI I
Provided that section 29, section 30 and section 3 1 shall notcome
in~oforce until a date to be appoinred in this behalf by the ‘[Srate
Government] by nolificalion in the ‘[OfftcinIGazeire].
Dchnirions. 2. ‘[In this Act, unless there isanything repugnant in the subjec~
(b) the expression “the Council” means the Council estab-
lished under section 3 ;’* *
“(b 1) the expression “medicine”means modem scienlific medi-
cine and includes surgery and obstetrics, but does not
include ve~erinarymedicine or veterinary surgery or the
Homoeopathic, the Ayurvedic or the Unani system of
medicine ;and [heexpression “medical”shall beconstrued
(c) the expression”registeredpraclitioner”meatis any person
registered under the provisions of this Act ;
h (dl the expressions “President” and “Vice-President” mean
respectively [he President and the Vice-President OF the
‘(el the expression “Registrar” means a Registrar appointed
under secrion 14.
‘Thcse’words werc suhstitutcd For the words “CnlcirrfuGnzeire” by paragraph
4(1)or 1hcGovcrnrncnl of lodia (Adaptnlion a( Indian bws)Order. 1937.
qhcwords “Provincial Govnnmcnt” wcrc originally substitu~rdlor thc words
“Lmal tiovcrnment” hy paragraph 41 1)ofthc Governmcn~of India (Adaprarion of
Indian Laws)Order. 1937. and thcrcarier Ihc word “Slate” was substitu~cdfor ihc
word “Provincial” by paragraph 4(1) of thc Adaptation of Laws Ordcr. 1950.
‘These words wcre subslilullcd for thc words “ln [his Act,-” by s. 4(a) oilhc
Bengal Mcdical (Amundmcnr) Act. 1954 (Wcsr Ben. Act KVlof 1954).
‘Clause (o) was ornirtcd by s, 4(b),;bid
Thcword “anrl” ar rhc cnd urclausr:(b)was omiticd and clausc (bl)wns .
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