Goa Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2019

Sep 27, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The State Government of Goa on September 19, 2019, has published the Goa Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2019 to provide for the registration and regulation of clinical establishments in the State of Goa and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

clinical establishment means:

       i.      a hospital, maternity home, nursing home, dispensary, clinic, sanatorium or an institution, by whatever name called, that offers services, facilities requiring diagnosis, treatment or care for illness, injury, deformity, abnormality or pregnancy in any recognized system of medicine established and administered or maintained by any person or body of persons, whether incorporated or not; or

      ii.   a place established as an independent entity or part of an establishment referred to in sub-clause (i), in connection with the diagnosis or treatment of diseases where pathological, bacteriological, genetic, radiological, chemical, biological investigations or other diagnostic or investigative services with the aid of laboratory or other medical equipment, are usually carried on, established and administered or maintained by any person or body of persons, whether incorporated or not and shall include a clinical establishment owned, controlled or managed by—

a.       the Government or a Department of the Government;

b.       a trust, whether public or private;

c.       a corporation (including a society) registered under a Central, Provincial or State Act, whether or not owned by the Government;

d.       a local authority; and

e.       a single doctor/group of doctors, but does not include the clinical establishments owned, controlled or managed by the Armed Forces.

Further this Act includes:

(i)                  Constitution of Council for Clinical Establishments;

(ii)                The procedure for registration and standards for Clinical Establishments;

[Notification No. 7/18/2019-LA]


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