Qualified Practitioners Certificates – Not with-standing anything contained in any law for the time being in force –
(1)The expression legally qualified medical practitioner or duly qualified medical practitioner or any word importing a person recognized by law as a medical practitioner or member of medical profession, shall in all Acts extended to the State of Delhi under the Delhi Laws Act, 1912, or the Part C States (Laws) Act 1950 or in all Acts of Legislature in the State of Delhi and in all Acts of the Central Legislature, in their application to the State of Delhi, in so far as such acts relate to any of the matters specified in List II or List III in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India, be deemed to include a registered practitioner.
(2) A certificate required by any Act or rule having the force of law from any medical practitioner or medical officer shall be valid, if such certificate has been granted by as registered practitioner.
(3) A registered practitioner shall be eligible to hold any appointment as a physician or other medical officer in any dispensary, hospital infirmary or lying-in-hospital supported by or receiving a grant from the Government or any local authority and treating patients according to the Homoeopathic system of medicine or any public establishment body or institution dealing with Homoeopathic system of medicines.
(4) Unless the Board otherwise directs a registered practitioner shall be entitled to –
(a) Sign or authenticate a birth or death certificate required by any law or rule to be signed or authenticated by a duly qualified medical practitioner;
(b) Sign or authenticate a medical or physical fitness certificate required by any law or rule to be signed or authenticated by a duly qualified medical practitioner;
(c) Give evidence at any inquest or in any court of law as an expert under section 45 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 on any matter relating to medicine.
Exemption from serving on inquests – Not withstanding any thing in any other law for the time being inforce, every registered practitioner shall be exempt, if he so desires, from serving on any inquest or as a juror or assessor under the code of Criminal Procedure, 1898.