Rajasthan Medicare Service Persons and Medicare Service Institutions (Prevention of Violence and Damage to Property) Act, 2008
(Act No. 24 of 2008)
(a) Registered Medical Practitioners, working in Medicare Institutions (including those having provisional registration);
(b) Registered nurses;
(c) Medical students;
(d) Nursing students; and
(e) Para medical and other auxiliary workers employed and working in Medicare Service Institutions.(3) "Offender" means any person who either by himself or as a member or as a leader of a group of persons or organization commits or attempts to commit or abets or incites the commission of violence under this Act. (4) "Violence" means activities of causing any harm, injury or endangering the life or intimidation, obstruction or hindrance to any medicare service person in discharge of duty in the Medicare Service Institution or patient or damage to property in the Medicare Service Institution. 3. Prohibition of violence. - Any act of violence against Medical Service Persons or damage to property in a Medical Service Institutions is hereby prohibited. 4. Penalty. - Any offender who commits any act in contravention of Section 3, shall be punished with imprisonment for a period of three years and with fine, which may extend to fifty thousand rupees 5. Cognizance of offence. - Any offence committed under Section 3, shall be cognizable and non-bailable. 6. Recovery of loss for the damage caused to the property. - (1) In addition to the punishment specified in Section 4, the offender shall be liable to a penalty of twice the amount of purchase price of medical equipments damaged and loss caused to the property as determined by the Court trying the offender (2) if the offender has not paid the penal amount under sub-section (1), the said shall be recovered under the provisions of the Rajasthan Land Revenue Act, 1956 No. 15 of 1956) as if it were an arrear of land revenue due from him. 7. Act not in derogation of any other law. - The provisions of this Act shall be in addition to and not in derogation of the provisions of any other law, for the time being in force. 8. Repeal and Savings. - (1) The Rajasthan Medicare Service Persons and Medicare Service Institutions (Prevention of Violence and Damage to Property) Ordinance, 2008 (Ordinance No. 2 of 2008) is hereby repealed. (2) Notwithstanding such repeal, all things done, actions taken or orders made under the said Ordinance shall be deemed to have been done, taken or made under this Act.