The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the amendments/changes in the National Medical Commission Bill, 2019. The original version of the Bill was approved by the Cabinet on 17th July, 2019 and was passed in both Houses of the Parliament on 29th July, 2019 and 1st August, 2019 respectively, with official amendments.
The following changes have been made in the National Medical Commission Bill, 2019 passed by the Parliament from the version that was approved by the Cabinet on 17th July 2019 and the Cabinet was apprised of these changes:
- Clause 4(1)(c) –Twenty-two part-time Members instead of fourteen members;
- Clause 4(4)(b) – ten members instead of six members
- Clause 4(4)(c) – nine members instead of five members
- Clause 37(2) – added at the end “for the purposes of teaching also”.
[Press Release dt. 28-08-2019]