Central Government notifies — Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) (Six Months Training) Amendment Rules, 2020

G.S.R. 419(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (i) of sub-section (2) of section 32 of the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994 (57 of 1994), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) (Six Months Training) Rules, 2014, namely :-

1. (1) These rules may be called the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) (Six Months Training) Amendment Rules, 2020.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) (Six Months Training) Rules, 2014.(hereinafter referred to as the said rules),

(a) In rule 6 for sub-rule (2), the following sub-rules shall be substituted namely

“(2) The existing registered medical practitioners, who are conducting ultrasound procedures in a Genetic Clinic or Ultrasound Clinic or Imaging Centre on the basis of one year experience or six months training are exempted from undertaking the said training provided they are able to qualify the competency based assessment as specified in Schedule II.

(3) If a medical practitioner fails to clear the said competency based examination after three attempts, he shall undertake the complete six months training, as provided under these rules, for the purpose of renewal of registration.”

Read the detailed rules here: NOTIFICATION


Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

[Notification dt. 26-06-2020]

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