Section 5 in The Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act, 1937

Title: [Repealed].

Description: [Dissolution of marriage by Court in certain circumstances.]-- Rep. by the Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939 (8 of 1939), s. 6 (w.e.f. 17-3-1939).

Title: Repeals

Description: 1[The undermentioned provisions] of the Acts and Regulations mentioned below shall be repealed in so far as they are inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, namely:-- (1) Section 26 of the Bombay Regulation IV of 1827; (2) Section 16 of the Madras Civil Courts Act, 1873 (3 of 1873); 2** * * * (4) Section 3 of the Oudh Laws Act, 1876 (18 of 1876); (5) Section 5 of the Punjab Laws Act, 1872 (4 of 1872); (6) Section 5 of the Central Provinces Laws Act, 1875 (20 of 1875); and (7) Section 4 of the Ajmere Laws Regulation, 1877 (3 of 1877). 1. Subs. by Act 16 of 1943, s. 3, for "Provisions" (w.e.f. 7-4-1943). 2. Entry (3) omitted by s. 3, ibid. (w.e.f. 7-4-1943).

Title: Short title, extent and commencement.

Description: (1) This Act may be called the National Commission for Homoeopathy Act, 2020. (2) It extends to the whole of India. (3) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint: Provided that different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act and any reference in any such provision to the commencement of this Act shall be construed as a reference to the coming into force of that provision. 1. 7th October, 2020 - S. 3, 4, 5, 6, 8,11, 18, 19, 20,21, 54 and 55, vide notification No. S.O. 3475(E), see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

Title: Definitions

Description: In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "Autonomous Board" means any of the Autonomous Boards constituted under section 18; (b) "Board of Ethics and Registration for Homoeopathy" means the Board constituted under section 18; (c) "Chairperson" means the Chairperson of the National Commission for Homoeopathy appointed under section 5; (d) "Commission" means the National Commission for Homoeopathy constituted under section 3; (e) "Council" means the Advisory Council for Homoeopathy constituted under section 11; (f) "Homoeopathy" means the Homoeopathic System of Medicine and includes the use of bio chemic remedies supplemented by such modern advances, scientific and technological development as the Commission may, in consultation with the Central Government, declare by notification from time to time; (g) "Homoeopathy Education Board" means the Board constituted for Homoeopathy education under section 18; (h) "licence" means a licence to practice Homoeopathy granted under sub-section (1) of section 33; (i) "Medical Assessment and Rating Board for Homoeopathy" means the Board for assessment and rating of medical institutions constituted under section 18; (j) "medical institution" means any institution within or outside India which, grants degrees, diplomas or licences in Homoeopathy and includes affiliated colleges and deemed to be Universities; (k) "Member" means a Member of the Commission referred to in section 4 and includes the Chairperson thereof; (l) "National Register" means a National Medical Register for Homoeopathy maintained by the Board of Ethics and Registration for Homoeopathy under section 32; (m) "notification" means a notification published in the Official Gazette and the expression "notify" shall be construed accordingly; (n) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act; (o) "President" means the President of an Autonomous Board appointed under section 20; (p) "regulations" means the regulation made by the Commission under this Act; (q) "State Medical Council" means a State Medical Council of Homoeopathy constituted under any law for the time being in force in any State or Union territory for regulating the practice and registration of practitioners of Homoeopathy; (r) "State Register" means a State register for Homoeopathy maintained under any law for the time being in force in any State or Union territory for registration of practitioners of Homoeopathy; (s) "University" shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in clause (f) of section 2 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 (3 of 1956) and includes a health university.

Title: Constitution of National Commission for Homoeopathy.

Description: (1) The Central Government shall, by notification, constitute a Commission, to be known as the National Commission for Homoeopathy, to exercise the powers conferred upon, and to perform the functions assigned to it, under this Act. (2) The Commission shall be a body corporate by the name aforesaid, having perpetual succession and a common seal, with power, subject to the provisions of this Act, to acquire, hold and dispose of property, both movable and immovable, and to contract, and shall, by the said name, sue or be sued. (3) The head office of the Commission shall be at New Delhi.