Medico Legal Corner

What is the punishment for issuing a false certificate?
eMediNexus, 20 September 2021
This is clearly stated in IPC Section 197 IPC 197 nbsp ldquo Issuing or Signing False Certificate Whoever issues or signs any certif ...MORE
Can a legal notice with a copy to state medical council constitute a complaint?
eMediNexus, 19 September 2021
No As per Delhi Medical Council Rule 32 a legal notice cannot constitute a proper complaint In a case DMC DC F-14 568 2009 the Delhi Medical Council rejected a legal notice which was ...MORE
Can MCI intervene in a dispute between a doctor and a medical association?
eMediNexus, 18 September 2021
The MCI cannot intervene in a dispute between a doctor and a medical association In its order MCI-211 2 2011-Ethics the MCI observed nbsp ...MORE
What happens if the state medical council does not decide the complaint in six months?
eMediNexus, 17 September 2021
If the state medical council fails decide a matter in six months the case can be taken over by the MCI The MCI Code of Ethics Section 8 7 is states nbsp ...MORE
Can the councils direct to attend CMEs as a form of punishment?
eMediNexus, 16 September 2021
Yes In and order DMC DC F 14 Comp 591 2010 19th April 2010 the Delhi Medical Council stated ldquo A two year old child with a right divergent squint for last one year approx and fu ...MORE
Can the MCI dispose of a complaint if the complainant withdraws the complaint?
eMediNexus, 15 September 2021
Yes It can be understood from the following case In its order F No 196 2011 the Ethics Committee noted as follows ...MORE