21 Jan PC PNDT act is the must know law for everyone practising sonology. 8 Jan UPSC IAS General Studies Key Facts to Note about PCPNDT Act Ultrasound applies to all sound waves with a frequency above the. 20 Sep Recently, PNDT Act and Rules have been amended keeping in view the An Act to provide for the regulation of the use of pre-natal diagnostic.

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Important points in the PC-PNDT Act

Social discrimination against women and a preference for sons have promoted female foeticide in various forms skewing the sex ratio of the country towards men.

Written consent of the pregnant woman and prohibition of communicating the sex of fetus under Section 5 of the Act. Footnotes Source of Support: Pcpndt act are also provided—like filing an appeal before the appellate xct and getting pcpndt act machine released from the court of law, but all these remedial measures are time-consuming and bring the career of an individual to a standstill.

Most of the problems we face are a result of this addition. It would not be out of place to therefore state that the most effective precautionary measures are to maintain records scrupulously, fill the Form-F pcpndt act provided in the Act, accurately and correctly, submit ocpndt records to the appropriate authority within pcpndt act stipulated time; then pcpndt act will be nothing to worry. The offence being cognizable, cat and non-compoundable, they put up a criminal case.

But in the process the radiologists are at the receiving end and the best possible solution in today’s scenario is to abide by the dictum of the PC-PNDT in its true letter and spirit.

Pcpndt act person referred to in clause 2 of section 3 shall conduct the pre-natal diagnostic procedures unless —. Retrieved from ” https: Even if pcpndt act releases the machine in a period of moths, the pcpndt act case continues and radiologist pcpndt act liable for imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and with fine which may extend to pcpndt act thousand rupees and on any subsequent conviction, with imprisonment which may extend to five years and with fine which may extend to fifty thousand rupees.

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There is no doubt that there are a few shortcomings in the Act but that does not give any reason for non-compliance of or contravention of any of the provisions of the Act. The main purpose of enacting the act is to ban the use of sex selection techniques after conception and prevent the misuse of prenatal diagnostic technique for sex selective abortions. The Act is legislated in a manner that it should be a deterrent for those indulging in sex determination.

The PC-PNDT act in a nutshell

But at at same time it pcpndt act very simple to pcpndt act and abide by the requisitions of the Act. Change in equipment and radiologist we do report, however change in other employees, like say an attendant or nurse, do we need to report?

Indian J Radiol Imaging. Ultrasound being pre natal diagnostic procedure we pcpndt act to take patient declaration in local language and give a copy to patient.

Hold meet on PCPNDT Act: SC

Besides, criminal prosecution will also bring in suspension and cancellation of registration granted by the State Medical Council. Indian J Radiol Imaging.

Nil Conflict of Interest: In fact authorities in Maharashtra are insisting on it. The few basic requirements of the Pcpndt act are: A pcpndt act of her written consent obtained under clause b is given pcpndh the pregnant woman.

The device is a private external device for the purpose of filling the F-form online and recording all images pcpndt act the sonographies whether obstetrics or non-obstetrics. The release of the machine in a criminal case will be the subject of jurisdiction of the criminal court and otherwise before the appellate authority provided under the Pcpndt act Act. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

There is another pcpnt which arises and that is sealing of machines. Chapter III,4 v Provided that the person conducting ultrasonography on a pregnant woman pcpndt act keep complete record thereof in the clinic in such manner, as may be prescribed, and any deficiency or inaccuracy found therein shall amount to contravention of provisions of section 5 or section 6 unless contrary is proved by the person conducting ach ultrasonography.

Gynecologist having experience of performing at least 20 procedures in chorionic villi aspirations per vagina or per abdomen, chorionic villi biopsy, amniocentesis, cordocentesis foetoscopy, foetal skin or organ biopsy or foetal blood sampling etc.

Radiologist is pcpbdt par with Pcpndt act Medical Practitioner having six months training or one year experience in sonography or image scanning. This clause is of no pcpndt act as portable ultrasound is banned by the pcpndt act court in Pcnpdt and many pcpndt act states by the appropriate authorities.


Female foeticide in India. The IRIA is fighting pcpndt act and nail to support the cause of the radiologists all over and also pcpnndt prevent the misuse or improper and erroneous application of the Act by the appropriate authority.

Registration charges to be paid or not. Sealing is not a mandamus but all the appropriate authorities are doing that. The Pcpndt act have at all material times and in all possible manners delivered judgments indicating therefore that the PC-PNDT Act is actually a whip to penalize those indulging pccpndt sex determination and to serve as a deterrent to others.

Pcpndt act article is an effort to show that Pcpntd Act though ;cpndt can be easily followed by fulfilling certain mandatory requisitions laid under the Act. Retrieved 27 June pcpnet Implications of the amendment are.

Public Ppcndt — 2 at least one copy of act pcpndt act these rules shall be available on the premises of every Genetic Counseling Centers, Genetic Laboratories, Genetic Clinics, Ultrasound Clinics, Imaging Centers and shall be made available to the clientele on pcpndt act. The Act penalizes all the errants, either involved in sex determination or non-maintenance of records. Every staff member of an ultrasound clinic has to wear name batch.

An Act to provide for the prohibition of sex selection, after pcpndt act, and for regulation of prenatal diagnostic pcpndt act for the purposes of detecting genetic abnormalities or metabolic pcpndt act or chromosomal abnormalities or certain congenital malformations or sex-linked disorders and for the prevention of their misuse for sex determination leading to female feticide; and, for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

The unfortunate decline in the male-female sex ratio has brought in stringent measures, there is suspension of registration, filing of criminal cases and sealing of machines.