Section 28 in The Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010

Title: Standards for permanent registration

Description: Permanent registration shall be granted only when a clinical establishment fulfils the prescribed standards for registration by the Central Government.

Title: Allowing or disallowing of registration

Description: The authority shall pass an order immediately after the expiry of the prescribed period and within the next thirty days thereafter either— (a) allowing the application for permanent registration; or (b) disallowing the application: Provided that the authority shall record its reasons, if it disallows an application, for permanent registration.

Title: Certificate of permanent registration

Description: (1) The authority shall, if it, allows an application of the clinical establishment, issue a certificate of permanent registration in such form and containing such particulars, as may be prescribed. (2) The certificate shall be valid for a period of five years from the date of issue. (3) For the purposes of sub-section (1), the provisions of sections 18, 19, 20 and 21 shall also apply. (4) The applications for renewal of permanent registration shall be made within six months before the expiry of the validity of the certificate of permanent registration and, in case the application of renewal is not submitted within the stipulated period, the authority may allow renewal of registration on payment of such enhanced fees and penalties as may be prescribed.

Title: Fresh application for permanent registration

Description: The disallowing of an application for permanent registration shall not debar a clinical establishment from applying afresh for permanent registration under section 24 and after providing such evidence, as may be required, of having rectified the deficiences on which grounds the earlier application was disallowed.

Title: Cancellation of registration

Description: (1) If, at any time after any clinical establishment has been registered, the authority is satisfied that,-- (a) the conditions of the registration are not being complied with; or (b) the person entrusted with the management of the clinical establishment has been convicted of an offence punishable under this Act, it may issue a notice to the clinical establishment to show cause within three months' time as to why its registration under this Act should not be cancelled for the reasons to be mentioned in the notice. (2) If after giving a reasonable opportunity to the clinical establishment, the authority is satisfied that there has been a breach of any of the provisions of this Act or the rules made thereunder, it may, by an order, without prejudice to any other action that it may take against such clinical establishment, cancel its registration. (3) Every order made under sub-section (2) shall take effect— (a) where no appeal has been preferred against such order immediately on the expiry of the period prescribed for such appeal; and (b) where such appeal has been preferred and it has been dismissed from the date of the order of such dismissal: Provided that the authority, after cancellation of registration for reasons to be recorded in writing, may restrain immediately the clinical establishment from carrying on if there is imminent danger to the health and safety of patients.

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