7. Registration of hospital
8. Renewal of registration
An application for registration shall be made to the Appropriate
Authority as specified in Form 11. The application shall be accompanied
by a fee or rupees one thousand payable to the Appropriate Authority by
means of a bank draft or postal order.
The Appropriate Authority shall, after holding an inquiry and after
satisfying itself that the applicant has complied with all the
requirements, grant a certificate of registration as specified in Form
12 and shall be valid for a period of five years form the date of its
issue and shall be renewable.
Before a hospital is registered under the provisions of this rule, it
shall be mandatory for the hospital to nominate a transplant
9. Conditions for grant of certificate of registration
An application for the renewal of a certificate of registration shall
be made to the Appropriate Authority within a period of three months
prior to the date of expiry of the original certificate of registration
and shall be accompanied by a fee of rupees five hundred payable to the
Appropriate Authority by means of a bank draft or postal order.
- A renewal certificate of registration shall be as specified in Form 13 and shall be valid for a period of five years.
after an inquiry including inspection of the hospital and scrutiny of
its past performance and after giving an opportunity to the applicant,
the Appropriate Authority is satisfied that the application, since
grant of certificate of registration under sub-rule (2) of rule 7 has
not complied with the requirements of this Act and the Rules made
thereunder and conditions subject to which the certificate of
registration has been granted, shall, for reasons to be recorded in
writing, refuse to grant renewal of the certificate of registration.
No hospital shall be granted a certificate of registration under this
Act unless it fulfills the following requirement of manpower,
equipment, specialized services and facilities as laid down below;-
- General Manpower Requirement Specialised Services and Facilities:
24 hours availability of medical and surgical, (senior and junior) staff.
- 24 hours availability of nursing staff, (general and speciality trained).
- 24 hours availability of Intensive Care Units with adequate
equipments, staff and support system, including specialists in
anaesthesiology, intensive care.
- 24 hours availability of laboratory with multiple discipline
testing facilities including but not limited to Microbiology,
Bio-Chemistry, pathology and Hematology and Radiology departments with
- 24 hours availability of Operation Theatre facilities (OT
facilities) for planned and emergency procedures with adequate staff,
support system and equipments.
- 24 hours availability of communication system, with power backup,
including but not limited to multiple line telephones, public telephone
system, fax, computers and paper photo-imaging machine.
- Experts, (other than the experts required for the relevant
transplantation) of relevant and associated specialties including but
not limited to and depending upon the requirements, the experts in
internal medicine, diabetology, gastroenterology, nephrology,
neurology, paediatrics, gynaecology, immunology and cardiology etc.
should be available to the transplantation center.
Equipments as per current and expected scientific requirements specific
to organ or organs being transplanted. The transplant center should
ensure the availability of the accessories, spare-parts and
back-up/maintenance/service support system in relation to all relevant
Experts and their qualifications:
M.S. (Gen.) Surgery or equivalent qualification with three years post
M.S. training in a recognized center in India or abroad and having
attended to adequate number of renal transplantation as an active
member of team.
Transplantation of liver and other abdominal organs
M.S. (Gen.) Surgery or equivalent qualification with adequate post M.S.
training in an established center with a reasonable experience of
performing liver transplantation as an active member of team.
Cardiac, Pulmonary, Cardio-Pulmonary Transplantation M.Ch.
Cardio-thoracic and vascular surgery or equivalent qualification in
India or abroad with at least 3 years experience as an active member of
the team performing an adequate number of open heart operations per
year and well-versed with Coronary by-pass surgery and Heart-Valve
M.D./M.S. ophthalmology or equivalent qualification with one year post
M.D./M.S. training in a recognised hospital carrying out Corneal
Any person aggrieved by an order of the Authorisation Committee under
sub-section (6) of section9, or by an order of the Appropriate
Authority under sub-section (2) of section 15 and section 16 of the
Act, may, within thirty days from the date of receipt of the order,
prefer an appeal to the Central Government.
|| Every appeal shall be in writing and shall be accompanied by a copy of the order appealed against.|