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Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta    07 February 2018

Raghunath Raheja v Maharashtra Medical Council, AIR 1996 Bom 198

"… when a patient or his near relative demands from the Hospital or the doctor the copies of the case papers, it is necessary for the Hospital authorities and the doctors concerned to furnish copies of such case papers to the patient or his near relative. In our view, it would be necessary for the Medical Council to ensure that necessary directions are given to all the Hospitals and the doctors calling upon then to furnish the copies of the case papers and all the relevant documents pertaining to the patient concerned.”

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