Section 37 in The National Commission for Homoeopathy Act, 2020

Title: Withdrawal of recognition or de-recognition of qualification.

Description: (1) Where, upon a report received from the Medical Assessment and Rating Board for Homoeopathy or otherwise, it appears to the Commission that— (a) the courses of study and examination to be undergone in, or the proficiency required from candidates at any examination held by, a University or medical institution do not conform to the standards specified by Homoeopathy Education Board; or (b) the standards and norms for infrastructure, faculty and quality of education in medical institutions as determined by the Homoeopathy Education Board are not adhered to by any University or medical institution, and such University or medical institution has failed to take necessary corrective action to maintain specified minimum standards, the Commission may initiate action in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (2): Provided that the Commission shall, before, taking any action for suo motu withdrawal of recognition granted to the medical qualification awarded by a University or medical institution, impose penalty in accordance with the provisions of clause (f) of sub-section (1) of section 28. (2) The Commission shall, after making such further inquiry as it deems fit, and after holding consultations with the State Government and the authority of the concerned University or medical institution, comes to the conclusion that the recognition granted to a medical qualification ought to be withdrawn, it may, by order, withdraw recognition granted to such medical qualification and direct the Homoeopathy Education Board to amend the entries against the University or medical institution concerned in the list maintained by that Board to the effect that the recognition granted to such qualification is withdrawn with effect from the date specified in that order. (3) If the Commission, after verification with the authority in any country outside India, is of the opinion that a recognised medical qualification which is included in the list maintained by it is to be de-recognised, it may, by order, de-recognise such medical qualification and remove it from the list maintained by the Commission with effect from the date of such order.

Title: Special provision in certain cases for recognition of qualifications.

Description: Where the Commission deems it necessary so to do, it may, by notification, direct that any qualification in Homoeopathy granted by a medical institution outside India, after such date, as may be specified in that notification, shall be recognised qualification for the purposes of this Act: Provided that medical practice by a person possessing such qualification shall be permitted only if such person has been enrolled as a medical practitioner in accordance with the law regulating the registration of medical practitioner for the time being in force in that country: Provided further that medical practice by a person possessing such qualification shall be limited to such period as may be specified in that order: Provided also that medical practice by a person possessing such qualification shall be permitted only if such person qualifies National Exit Test.

Title: Grants by Central Government.

Description: The Central Government may, after due appropriation made by Parliament by law in this behalf, make to the Commission grants of such sums of money as the Central Government may think fit.

Title: National Commission Fund for Homoeopathy.

Description: (1) There shall be constituted a fund to be called "the National Commission Fund for Homoeopathy" and there shall be credited thereto— (a) all Government grants, fees, penalties and charges received by the Commission and the Autonomous Boards; (b) all sums received by the Commission from such other source as may be decided by it. (2) The fund shall be applied for making payment towards— (a) The salaries and allowances payable to the Chairperson and Members of the Commission, Presidents and Members of the Autonomous Boards and administrative expenses including the salaries and allowances payable to the officers and other employees of the Commission and the Autonomous Boards; (b) the expenses incurred or to be incurred in carrying out the provisions of this Act including in connection with the discharge of the functions of the Commission and the Autonomous Boards.

Title: Audit and accounts.

Description: (1) The Commission shall maintain proper accounts and other relevant records and prepare an annual statement of accounts in such form as may be prescribed, in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India. (2) The accounts of the Commission shall be audited by the Comptroller and Auditor- General of India at such intervals as may be specified by him and any expenditure incurred in connection with such audit shall be payable by the Commission to the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India. (3) The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India and any other persons appointed by him in connection with the audit of the accounts of the Commission shall have the same rights and privileges and authority in connection with such audit as the Comptroller and Auditor-General generally has in connection with the audit of Government accounts and in particular, shall have the right to demand the production of, and complete access to, records, books, accounts, connected vouchers and other documents and papers and to inspect the office of the Commission. (4) The accounts of the Commission as certified by the Comptroller and Auditor- General of India or any other person appointed by him in this behalf, together with the audit report thereon, shall be forwarded annually by the Commission to the Central Government which shall cause the same to be laid, as soon as may be after it is received, before each House of Parliament.

The National Commission for Homoeopathy Act, 2020