Section 18 in The National Commission for Homoeopathy Act, 2020

Title: Constitution of Autonomous Boards.

Description: (1) The Central Government shall, by notification, constitute the following Autonomous Boards, under the overall supervision of the Commission, to perform the functions assigned to such Boards under this Act, namely:-- (a) the Homoeopathy Education Board; (b) the Medical Assessment and Rating Board for Homoeopathy; and (c) the Board of Ethics and Registration for Homoeopathy. (2) Each Board referred to in sub-section (1) shall be an autonomous body which shall carry out its functions under this Act in accordance with the regulations made by the Commission.

Title: Composition of Autonomous Boards.

Description: (1) The composition of the Autonomous Boards shall be as under, namely:-- (a) the Homoeopathy Education Board shall consist of a President and four Members from the discipline of Homoeopathy; (b) the Medical Assessment and Rating Board for Homoeopathy shall consist of a President from the discipline of Homoeopathy and two Members, out of whom one Member shall be from the discipline of Homoeopathy and the other Member shall be an accreditation expert; (c) the Board of Ethics and Registration for Homoeopathy shall consist of a President from the discipline of Homoeopathy and two Members, out of whom one Member shall be from the discipline of Homoeopathy and the other Member shall be a person who has demonstrated public record of work on medical ethics or chosen from any of the disciplines of quality assurance, public health, law or patient advocacy. (2) The President and Members of the Autonomous Boards to be chosen under sub-section (1) shall be persons of outstanding ability, proven administrative capacity and integrity, possessing post-graduate degree in respective disciplines from a recognised University and having experience of not less than fifteen years in respective fields, out of which at least seven years shall be as a leader: Provided that seven years as leader in the case of the President and Member from Homoeopathy shall be in the area of health, growth and development of education in Homoeopathy.

Title: Search Committee for appointment of President and Members.

Description: The Central Government shall appoint the President and Members of the Autonomous Boards on the basis of the recommendations made in accordance with the procedure specified in section 5 by the Search Committee constituted thereunder.

Title: Term of office and conditions of service of President and Members.

Description: (1) The President and Members of each Autonomous Board shall hold the office for a term not exceeding four years and shall not be eligible for any extension or re-appointment: Provided that such person shall cease to hold office after attaining the age of seventy years. (2) The salary and allowances payable to, and other terms and conditions of service of the President and Members of an Autonomous Board shall be such as may be prescribed. (3) The provisions contained in sub-sections (3), (5), (6), (7) and (8) of section 6 relating to other terms and conditions of service of, and in section 7 relating to removal from office, the Chairperson and Members of the Commission shall also be applicable to the President and Members of the Autonomous Boards.

Title: Advisory committees of experts.

Description: (1) Each Autonomous Board, except the Board of Ethics and Registration for Homoeopathy, shall be assisted by such advisory committees of experts, as may be constituted by the Commission, for the efficient discharge of the functions of such Boards under this Act. (2) The Board of Ethics and Registration for Homoeopathy shall be assisted by such ethics committees of experts, as may be constituted by the Commission, for the efficient discharge of the functions of that Board under this Act.

The National Commission for Homoeopathy Act, 2020