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2. Definitions

2. Definitions : Unless the subject or the context otherwise requires, in this Act:-
(1) “Council” means the Nepal Health Professional Council established pursuant to Section 3.
(2) “chairperson” means the chairperson of the Council.
(3) “member” means the member of the Council and this term also includes the chairperson.
(4) “health profession” means the medical treatment, diagnosis and prevention of disease of sick people or any act pertaining to health profession.
(5) “health professional” means a person who has obtained the prescribed minimum qualifications and is involved in health profession.
(6) “register” means the register maintained for the registration of the names of health professionals pursuant to this Act.
(7) “registered health professional” means a health professional whose name is registered in the register.
(8) “committee” means the committee formed pursuant to Section 12.
(9) “registrar” means the registrar of the Council appointed pursuant to Section 13.
(10) “prescribed” or “as prescribed” means prescribed or as prescribed in the Rules or Bye-laws framed under this Act.


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