Statutory Provisions
  1. All births and deaths have to be registered.
  2. All bodies under the PNDT viz. genetic counselling centre, Genetic Laboratory or Genetic Clinic cannot function unless registered( Section 3(1) of the PNDT act).
  3. All mental patients under the order of reception by a Magistrate have to be admitted to a Psychiatric Hospital recognised by Govt. and necessary treatment given till the patients recover from the illness.
  4. All the Medico-legal cases and unnatural deaths admitted in the hospital has to be reported to the local SHO for investigation
  5. As per the Medical Council Act all the registered Doctors in the service of Govt. or private practitioners are required to attend to all patients irrespective of their caste, creed or religion etc. and also medico-legal cases( for more details please visit

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