Professional Misconduct



(A corporate body established and constituted under the provisions of


The Rajasthan Homoeopathic Medicine Act 1969.)


  Professional Misconduct


The following actions shall constitute professional misconduct

    (1) Committing adultery or improper conduct with a patient, or maintaining an improper association with a patient;
    (2) Conviction by a Court of Law for offences involving moral turpitude;
    (3) Signing of or giving by any practitioner of Homoeopathy under his name and authority any certificate, report or document of kindred character which is untrue, misleading or improper
    (4) Contravention of the provisions of laws relating to Drugs and regulations made thereunder;
    (5) Selling a drug or poison regulated by law to the public or his patients save as provided by that law.
    (6) Performing or enabling an unqualified person to perform an abortion or any illegal operation for which there is no medical, surgical or psychological indication
    (7) Issue of certificates in Homoeopathy to unqualified or non-medical persons provided that this shall not apply so as to restrict the proper training and instruction of legitimate employees of doctors, midwives, dispensers, surgi-cal attendants or skilled mechanical and technical assistants under the personal supervision of practitioners of Homoeopathy.
    (8) Affixing a signboard on a chemist's shop or in places where the practitioner of Homoeopathy does not reside or work
    (9) Disclosing the secrets of a patient that have been learnt in the exercise of profession, except in a Court of law under orders of the presiding judge.
    (10) Publishing photographs or case-reports of patients in any medical or other journal in a manner by which their identity could be made out without their permission, provided that if the identity of patients is not disclosed, their consent is not necessary
    (11) Public exhibition of the scale of fees provided that the same may be displayed in the physician's consulting or waiting room
    (12) Using of touts or agents for procuring patients
    (13) Claiming to be a specialist without having put on substantial number of years of study and experience in the subject concerned or without possessing a special qualification in the branch concerned.