Month: September 2019

Mess Created By National Medical Commission (NMC) Act, 2019: Victims of Medical Negligence Have No Place To Appeal Against Errant Doctors

The new NMC Act, 2019 was enacted into law last month with publication in the official Gazette as the old Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 was repealed by the government. The Medical Council of India (MCI) was also disbanded as most regular functions of MCI are in limbo including adjudication of appeals (under section 8.8 …