Section 7 Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971

 

Section 7 Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971: 


Power to make regulations.-

(1) The State Government may, by regulations,-

(a) require any such opinion as is referred to in sub-section (2) of section 3 to be certified by a registered medical practitioner or practitioners concerned, in such form and at such time as may be specified in such regulations, and the preservation or disposal of such certificates;

(b) require any registered medical practitioner, who terminates a pregnancy, to give intimation of such termination and such other information relating to the termination as may be specified in such regulations;

(c) prohibit the disclosure, except to such persons and for such purposes as may be specified in such regulations, of intimations given or information furnished in pursuance of such regulations.

(2) The intimation given and the information furnished in pursuance of regulations made by virtue of clause (b) of sub-section (1) shall be given or furnished, as the case may be, to the Chief Medical Officer of the State.

7 [(2A) Every regulation made by the State Government under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before the State Legislature.]

(3) Any person who wilfully contravenes or wilfully fails to comply with the requirements of any regulation made under sub-section (1) shall be liable to be punished with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees.


Supreme Court of India Important Judgments And Leading Case Law Related to Section 7 Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971:  

Rakesh Kumar vs State Of Haryana on 25 January, 2013

V. Krishnan vs G. Rajan Alias Madipu Rajan And The  on 2 December, 1993

Snehal Ravikant Mohite vs Union Of India Through The on 3 April, 2019

Sudha Sandeep Devgirkr vs Union Of India Through The  on 3 April, 2019

Poornima Devu Mandavkar vs The Union Of India And Anr on 3 April, 2019



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