THE KARNATAKA PRIVATE MEDICAL ESTABLISHMENTS ACT, 2007

These clauses are already in the 2007 Act

8. Local Inspection Committee.– (1) The Registration Authority of
each district may constitute one or more Local Inspection Committee for
each district consisting of such persons as it may specify for the purposes
specified in sub-sections (1) of section 7 and sub-section (2) of this section.
(2) The Local Inspection Committee, either with prior intimation or on
receiving a complaint, may at reasonable time, inspect, a Private Medical
Establishment to satisfy itself that the provisions of this Act and the rules

10. Schedule of charges to be notified.- (1) Every Private Medical
Establishment shall for the information of the patients and general public
make available the schedule of charges payable for different medical
treatment and other services, in the form of brochures or booklets and shall
also display such schedule of charges on the notice board of the private
Medical Establishment. A copy of such brochure or booklet shall be sent to
the Registration Authority.
(2) No Private Medical Establishment shall collect from the patient or his
relatives or attendants any amount in excess of the charges printed in the
brochure or booklet, and

11. Obligations of Private Medical Establishments.- Every Private
Medical Establishment shall:-
(i) administer necessary first aid and take other life saving or
stabilising emergency measures in all medico-legal or
potentially medico-legal cases such as victims of road
accidents, accidental or induced burns or poisoning or
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criminal assaults and the like which present themselves or
are brought before it at the establishment;

12. Maintenance of clinical records.-

(2) Every clinical record shall be open to inspection, in due discharge of
his duties, by the District Surgeon or any other officer specifically
empowered in this behalf by the State Government.
(3) Every person or his family member shall be entitled to obtain a copy
of the clinical record pertaining to himself on payment of appropriate
charges.

24. Protection of action taken in good faith.- No suit, prosecution or
other legal proceeding shall lie against the State Government or any officer,
authority or person in respect of anything which is in good-faith done or
intended to be done

26. Power to make rules:- (1) The State Government may, by
notification and after previous publication, make rules for carrying out the
purposes of this Act.

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