Medico Legal Corner
Can a punishment be both penal erasure as well as a criminal prosecution?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 06 December 2018
The answer to this lies in Chapter 7 of the MCI Code of Ethics Regulations on Misconduct.Regulation 7.6 in this Chapter explains this with the issue of sex determination tests. It states as follows: “On no account sex determination test shall be undertaken with the intent to terminate the life of a female foetus developing in her mother’s womb, unless there are other absolute indications for termination of pregn
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