PCPNDT Act ,1994. What is female feticide?. Female feticide- aborting a female fetus after sex determination test ultra-sonography, helps determine abnormalities in the fetus. misused to find out sex of the fetus and abort it if it is a girl. . Why is female feticide a problem ?.
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Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques includes
Imposes restrictions on:
No person, including a specialist or a team of specialists in the field of infertility, shall conduct or cause to be conducted or aid in conducting by himself or by any other person, sex selection on a woman or a man or on both or on any tissue, embryo, conceptus, fluid, or gametes derived from either or both of them.
Sec.3B Prohibition on sale of ultrasound machine, etc., to persons, laboratories, clinics, etc., not registered under this act. No person shall sell any ultrasound machine or imagingmachine or scanner or any other equipment capable of detecting sex of foetus to any Genetic counseling center, Genetic clinic, and Genetic Laboratory or any other person not registered under this act.
Policy Making Body
Central Supervisory Board
State Appropriate Authority
State Advisory Committee
State Supervisory Board
District Appropriate Authority
District Advisory Committee
Sub-District Appropriate Authority
Sub District Advisory Committee
Implemented by Appropriate Authority
The A.A. may suomoto, or on complaint, issue a notice to the Genetic counselling center, Genetic clinic, Genetic Laboratory to show cause why its registration should not be cancelled or suspended for the reasons mentioned in the notice.