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The Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994

The Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994

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Gender Specific Laws,
Relevant Laws,
Guidelines , International
Instruments and Model Forms

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Description
• Prohibition of sex selection, before and after conception
• Regulation of pre-natal diagnostic techniques.
• Prohibition of advertisement of such techniques.
• Regulation of sale of ultrasound machines.
• Punishment for violation of provisions of the Act.
The declining trend in sex ratio has been a matter of great concern for all in the country. The easy availability of the sex determination tests and abortion facilities may also be proving to be catalyst in the process, which may be further stimulated by pre-conception sex selection techniques. In past, sex determination techniques, were widely misused to determine the sex of the foetus and consequent abortions if the foetus was found to be female. To curb such sing malpractices, Act 57 of 1994 was brought into effect since 1.1.1996. The Act for the prohibition of sex selection, before or after conception, and for provides regulation of pre-natal diagnostic techniques for the purposes of detecting genetic abnormalities or metabolic disorders or chromosomal abnormalities or certain congenital malformations or sex-linked disorders and for the prevention of their misuse for sex determination leading to female foeticide or otherwise.

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Contents
Part - 1 The Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994
Chapter I :      Preliminary
Chapter II :     Regulation of Genetic Counselling Centres, Genetic Laboratories
                            and Genetic Clinics
Chapter III :     Regulation of Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques
Chapter IV :     Central Supervisory Board
Chapter V :      Appropriate Authority and Advisory Committee
Chapter VI :     Registration of Genetic Counsellinig Centres, Genetic Laboratories
                            and Genetic Clinics
Chapter VII :    Offences and Penalties
Chapter VIII :   Miscellaneous

Part -II Some Gender Specific Laws
Part - III Relevant Laws and Drafts Indian Medical Council

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Author Details
R.P. Kataria
K.P. Sriniwas

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