The M.P. Pharmacy (Preparation of First Register) Rules, 1973
Published vide Notification No. 1-2-73-4-17-C, dated 13-4-1973, M.P. Rajpatra, Part 4 (Ga), dated 15-6-1973
(a) "Act" means the Pharmacy Act, 1948 (8 of 1948);
(b) "Form" means a form appended to these rules;
(c) "Registration Tribunal" means the Registration Tribunal constituted by the State Government under sub-section (1) of Section 30 of the Act;
(d) "Registrar" means the Registrar appointed by the State Government under sub-section (1) of Section 30 of the Act;
(e) "Section" means a section of the Act;
(f) "Stale Government" means the Government of the State of Madhya Pradesh.3. Form of application. - The application for registration shall be made to the Registration Tribunal in Form A. 4. Fees. - Application for registration under sub-section (2) of Section 30 shall be accompanied by a fee of rupees ten. 5. Maintenance of the register. - The register in which the names of the applicants shall be entered by the Registrar under sub-section (3) of Section 30 shall be in Form B. 6. Certificate of registration. - The certificate of registration under sub-section (5) of Section 30 shall be issued by the Registrar in Form C.
[See Rule 3]
Application for First RegistrationTo.
(1) All particulars of this application must be filled in by the applicant in neat legible hand.
(2) The name entered in this application must exactly correspond with the name of the applicant entered at the University or other examinations.
(3) Registration fee of Rs. 10 should be sent to the Registrar, Registration Tribunal (Pharmacy), Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal. Registration fee should be handed in person or sent by money order or postal order only. When fee is sent by M.O. or Postal Order full name and address of applicant be given.
(4) If the space for giving particulars is not found sufficient they may be given on a separate sheet and attached to this application.
(5) Sections 31 and 41 of the Pharmacy Act, 1948 are reproduced as annexure for information of the applicant.
(6) If the applicant is a proprietor of any firm he should produce a declaration of his experience in dispensing.
1. Name in full, beginning with Surname
(in block capitals).
2. Place and date of birth.
4. Residential Address
(in Block Capitals).
5. Address of business or profession
(in Block Capitals).
6. Description of Qualifications of which registration is desired.
Degree or Diploma Institution Dates
Name and address
Period of Service
*7. (a) Present employer :
(b) Previous Employer :
Signature of the Applicant
[See Rule 5]
First Register of Pharmacists
1. Serial number
2. Name in full
3. Father's name
4. Residential address
5. Date of first admission to the Register
6. Qualifications for registration.
7. Name of the employer
8. Professional address
9. Date of birth
[See Rule 6]
Certificate of Registration under Sub-Section (5) of Section 30 of The Pharmacy Act, 1948 (8 of 1948)No.............
Bhopal, dated the........This is to certify that Shri...............son of Shri.................address................has been duly registered in the first register as a registered Pharmacist under sub-section (5) of Section 30 of the Pharmacy Act, 1948 (8 of 1948). Seal
Section 31 of The Pharmacy Act, 1948 (8 of 1948)Section 31.-Qualification for entry on first register. - A person who has attained the age of eighteen years shall-be entitled on payment of prescribed fee lo have his name entered in the first register if he resides, or carries on the business or profession of pharmacy, in the State and if he-
(a) holds a degree or diploma in pharmacy or pharmaceutical chemistry or a chemist and druggist diploma of tin Indian University of a State Government, as the case may be, or a prescribed qualification granted by an authority outside India; or
(b) holds a degree of an Indian University other than a degree in pharmacy or pharmaceutical chemistry, and has been engaged in the compounding of drugs in a hospital or dispensary or other place in which drugs arc regularly dispensed on prescriptions of medical practitioners for a total period of not less than three years; or
(c) has passed an examination recognised adequate by the State Government for compounders or dispensers; or
(d) has been engaged in the compounding of drugs in a hospital or dispensary or other place in which drugs are regularly dispensed on prescriptions of medical practitioners for a total period of not less than five years prior to the date notified under sub-section (2) of Section 30.Sections 41.-Penalty for falsely claiming to be registered. - (1) If any person whose name is not for the time being entered in the register of the State falsely pretends that it is so entered or uses in connection with his name and title any words or letters reasonably calculated to suggest that his name is so entered, he shall be punishable on first conviction with fine which may extend to live hundred rupees and on any subsequent conviction with imprisonment extending lo six months or with fine not exceeding one thousand rupees or with both : Provided that it shall be defence to show that the name of the accused is entered in the register of another State and that at the time of the alleged offence under this section an application for registration in the State had been made. (2) For the purpose of this section :-
(a) it shall be immaterial whether or not any person is deceived by such pretence or use as aforesaid;
(b) the use of the description "pharmacist", "chemist", "druggist", "pharmaceutist", "dispenser", "dispensing chemist", or any combination of such words (or of any such word with any other word) shall be deemed to be reasonably a person whose name is for the time being entered in the register of the State.
(c) the onus of proving that the name of a person is for the time being entered in the register of a State shall be on him who asserts it.(3) Cognizance of an offence punishable under this section shall not be taken except upon complaint made by order of the State Government or (any officer authorised in this behalf by the State Government) or by order of the Executive Committee of the State Council.