MCI notifies new rules and guidelines for consultation by tele-medicine

The Medical Council of India vide notification no. CG-DL-E-14052020-219374 has notified the Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020. These regulations shall deemed to have been effective from 25th March 2020 which is the date on which the Central Government has accorded approval to these Regulations. Consultation by Telemedicine Consultation through […]

Whats new in the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

The Hon’ble President of India , on 22nd April 2020, has promulgated the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 further to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897. Applicability Earlier, the application of the act did not extend to territories which, immediately before the 1stNovember, 1956, were comprised in Part B States, however, now it does. Definitions […]

SC: CG notifies Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Act, 2020

Central Government’s, the Ministry of Law and Justice, on 13th March 2020, vide Notification No. CG-DL-E-14032020-218654 in the Extra-ordinary Gazette of India, notified the the new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Act, 2020 vide which the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 has been amended further. Applicability It shall be deemed to have come into force […]

Ministry of Civil Aviations permits access of internet through Wi-Fi on board

The Ministry of Civil Aviation, on 21st February 2020, vide notification G.S.R. 142(E), has notified the Aircraft (Second Amendment) Rules, 2020. Rule 29B of the Aircraft Rules, 1937, has been amended. After this amendment, now, the Pilot-in-Command may permit the access of internet services by passengers on board an aircraft in flight, through Wi-Fi on […]

Hon’ble President sanctions the constitution of the 22nd Law Commission

The Hon’ble President of India has sanctioned the constitution of the 22nd Law Commission of India for a period till 21st February 2023 vide Notification F.No.A-45012/1/2018-Admn.III(LA). Members a full-time Chairperson; four full-time Members (including Member-Secretary); Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs as ex officio Member; Secretary, Legislative Department as ex officio Member; and not more than […]

MCI relaxes requirements for PG teachers in Medical Institutions

The Medical Council of India on 12th February 2020, vide Notification No. MCI-12(2)/2019-Med.Misc./189334 notified the Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 through which the MCI has made some relaxations in the requirements for the post graduate teachers in medical institutions. Earlier where at least two research publications were required, now only one is required. […]