Section 46 in The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Act, 2020

Title: Obligation of Universities and medical institutions.

Description: Every university and medical institutions covered under this Act shall maintain a website at all times and display in its website all such information as may be required by the Commission or an Autonomous Board, as the case may be.

Title: Completion of courses of studies in medical institutions.

Description: (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, any student who was studying for a degree or diploma in any medical institution immediately before the commencement of this Act shall continue to so study and complete his course for such degree or diploma, and such institution shall continue to provide instructions and hold examination for such student in accordance with the syllabus and studies as existed before such commencement, and such student shall be deemed to have completed his course of study under this Act and shall be awarded degree or diploma under this Act. (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, where recognition granted to a medical institution has lapsed, whether by efflux of time or by its voluntary surrender or for any other reason whatsoever, such medical institution shall continue to maintain and provide the minimum standards as approved by the Commission till such time as all the candidates are able to complete their study in that institution.

Title: Chairperson, Members, officers of Commission and of Autonomous Boards to be public servants.

Description: The Chairperson, Members, officers and other employees of the Commission and the President and Members of Autonomous Boards shall be deemed, when acting or purporting to act in pursuance of any of the provisions of this Act, to be public servants within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860).

Title: Protection of action taken in good faith.

Description: No suit, prosecution or other legal proceeding shall lie against the Government, the Commission or any Autonomous Board or a State Medical Council or any Committee thereof, or any officer or other employee of the Government or of the Commission acting under this Act for anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act or the rules or regulations made thereunder.

Title: Cognizance of offences.

Description: No Court shall take cognizance of an offence punishable under this Act except upon a complaint in writing made in this behalf by an officer authorised by the Commission or the Ethics and Registration Board or a State Medical Council for Indian System of Medicine, as the case may be.

The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Act, 2020