Chapter 1 Preliminary

1. Short Title and Commencement:
(1) This Act may be called as “Patan Academy of Health Sciences Act, 2064 (2008)”. (2) This Act shall come into force immediately.

2. Definitions: Unless the subject or the context otherwise requires, in this Act: –
(a) “Academy” means the Patan Academy of Health Sciences established pursuant to Section 3.
(b) “Senate” means Senate of the Academy as referred to in Section 7.
(c) “Academic Council” means the Academic Council as referred to in Section 10.
(d) “Executive Council” means the Executive Council as referred to in Section 11.
(e) “Service Commission” means the Service Commission as referred to in Section 13.
(f) “Educational Institution” means Educational Institution as referred to in Section 15.
(g) “Hospital” means the Hospital established pursuant to Section 16.
(h) “Hospital Management Committee” means Hospital Management Committee established pursuant to Section 17.
(i) “Chancellor” means the Chancellor as referred to in Section 18.
(j) “Pro-Chancellor” means the Pro-Chancellor as referred to in Section 19.
(k) “Vice Chancellor” means the Vice Chancellor as referred to in Section 20.
(l) “Rector” means the Rector as referred to in Section 21.
(m) “Registrar” means the Registrar as referred to in Section 22.
(n) “Dean” means the Dean as referred to in Section 23.
(o) “Director” means the Director as referred to in Section 24.
(p) “Teacher” means a person appointed for providing education or research in the Academy.
(q) “Prescribed” or “as prescribed” means prescribed or as prescribed in the Rules framed under this Act.