Pharmacy Act 1948

(8 of 1948)


(As modified up to the 1st April, 1987)


[Subordinate legislation being published separately]


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Law and Justice



LIST OF AMENDING ACTS AND ADAPTATION ORDERS

  1. The adaptation of Laws Order, 1950.
  2. The adaptation of Laws (No. 3) Order, 1956.
  3. The pharmacy (Amendment) Act, 1959 (24 of 1959)
  4. The Pharmacy (Amendment) Act, 1976 (70 of 1976)
  5. The Pharmacy (Amendment) Act, 1982 (22 of 1982)
  6. The Delegated Legislation Provisions (Amendment) Act, 1985 (4 of 1986).

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS USED

A.O. 1950 .. .. .. for Adaptation of Laws Order, 1950.
Cl. .. .. .. '' Clause.
Ins. .. .. .. '' Inserted.
P. .. .. .. '' Page.
Pt. .. .. .. '' Part.
Reg. .. .. .. '' Regulation.
S. .. .. .. '' Section.
Sch. .. .. .. '' Schedule.
Sec. .. .. .. '' Section.
Subs. .. .. .. '' Substituted.
w.e.f.  .. .. .. '' with effect from.

THE PHARMACY ACT, 1948

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

CHAPTER I 4

INTRODUCTORY

SECTIONS

  1. Short title, extent and commencement.
  2. Interpretation.

CHAPTER II 4

THE PHARMACY COUNCIL OF INDIA

  1. Constitution and composition of Central Council.
  2. Incorporation of Central Council.
  3. President and Vice-President of Central Council.
  4. Mode of elections.
  5. Term of office and casual vacancies.
  6. Staff, remuneration and allowances.
  7. The Executive Committee.
    9A. Other Committees.
  8. Education Regulations.
  9. Application of Education Regulations to States.
  10. Approved courses of study and examinations.
  11. Withdrawal of approval.
  12. Qualifications granted outside the territories to which this Act extends.
  13. Mode of declarations.
    15A. The Central Register.
    15B. Registration in the Central Register.
  14. Inspection.
  15. Information of be furnished.
    17A. Accounts and audit.
  16. Power to make regulations.

CHAPTER III 4

STATE PHARMACY COUNCILS

  1. Constitution and composition of State Councils.
  2. Inter-State agreements.
  3. Composition of Joint State Councils.
  4. Incorporation of State Councils.
    (ii) Arrangement of Sections
    SECTIONS
  5. President and Vice-President of State Council.
  6. Mode of elections.
  7. Term of office and casual vacancies.
  8. Staff, remuneration and allowances.
    A. Inspection.
  9. The Executive Committee.
  10. Information to be furnished.

CHAPTER IV 4

REGISTRATION OF PHARMACIESTS

  1. Preparation and maintenance of register.
  2. Preparation of first register.
  3. Qualifications for entry on first register.
  4. Qualifications for subsequent registration.
    32A. Special provisions for registration of certain persons.
    32B. Special provisions for registration of displaced persons, repatriates and other persons.
  5. Scrutiny of applications for registration.
  6. Renewal fees.
  7. Entry of additional qualifications.
  8. Removal from register.
  9. Restoration to register.
  10. Bar of other jurisdiction.
  11. Issue of duplicate certificates of registration.
  12. Printing of register and evidentiary value of entries therein.

CHAPTER V 4

MISCELLANEOUS

  1. Penalty for falsely claiming to be registered.
  2. Dispensing by unregistered persons.
  3. Failure to surrender certificate of registration.
  4. Payment of part of fees to Central Council.
  5. Appointment of Commission of Enquiry.
  6. Power to make rules.