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There are various law applicable to hospital planning, commissioning and running the hospital.

Law related to governing the commissioning of hospital : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Society registration act Companies act 1956 Urban land act 1976 National building code 2005 Building permit from municipality Delhi fire prevention and fire safety act 1986 Fire safety rules 1987 Electricity rules 1956

9. Delhi electricity regulatory commission ( Grant of consent for captive power plants ) regulations 2002 10. Delhi lift act 1942 11. Bombay lift act 1939 12. Delhi nursing home registration act 1953 13. Radiation protection certificate for radiology dept from BARC 14. Atomic energy regulatory body approval for radiology / nuclear medicine services under the atomic energy act 1962 15. Indian telegraph act 1885.

Laws governing the qualifications / practice and conduct of professionals 16. Indian medical council act 1956

17. Indian medical council ( professional conduct , etiquette and ethics) regulations, 2002. 18. Indian medical degrees act 19. Registration of medical practitioners with state medical councils 20. Indian nursing council act 1947

21. Delhi nursing council act 1997 22. The dentists act 1948 23. AICTE rules of physiotherapy rules

Law governing storage / sale of drugs and safe medication 24. Drugs and cosmetic act 1940

25. Drug and cosmetic act amendment 1982 26. The drug and cosmetics rules 1945 27. The drugs control act 1950

28. Pharmacy act 1948 29. Narcotics and psychotropic substances act 30. Central excise act 1944 ( for permit to use and store spirit ) 31. Retail drug licence 32. VAT act 33. Central sales Tax act 1956 34. Sales of good act 1930 35. Sales of adulterated drugs ( IPC sec 275 ) 36. Sales of drug as different drug or preparation ( IPC sec 276 ) 37. Negligent conduct with regard to poisonous substances (IPC sec 280)

38. Blood bank regulations under Drugs and cosmetic ( 2nd amendment ) rules , 1999.

Law governing to management of patients 39. Drugs and magic remedies ( objectionable ) advertisements act 40. PNDT act 1994 41. Pre conception and prenatal diagnostic techniques ( prohibition of sex selection ) rules, 1996. 42. MTP act 1997 43. Transplantation of human organ act 1994 44. Rules for insurance cover for the sterilization cases 45. Laws of contract section 13 ( consent ) 46. Birth and death and marriage registration act 1886 47. Delhi registration of birth and deaths act 1969 48. Indian lunacy act 1912

49. The epidemic disease act 1897 50. Lepers act 51. Guardians and wards act 1890 52. National guidelines for clinical management of HIV / AIDS , NACO, Govt Of India. 53. Manual for control of hospital associated infections : SOPs, NACO , Govt of India Law governing medico legal aspects 54. Law of privileged communications 55. Indian evidence act ( disclosure of privileged / confidential patient related information before a court of law under protest )

56. Law of torts 57. Consumer protection act 58. Protection of human rights act 59. IPC section 52 60. IPC section 80 61. IPC section 89 62. IPC section 92 63. IPC section 93 64. IPC section 269 Law governing the safety of patients, public and staff within the hospital premises 65. No objection certificate under the pollution control act 66. Biomedical medical waste management handling rules 1998 67. Water ( prevention and control of pollution ) Act 1974 68. Rules regarding the safe discharge of effluents in the public sewers / drains 69. DMC sanitation and public health Bye laws, 1959 70. Air ( prevention and control of pollution ) act 1981 71. Environment protection act 1986 72. Environment protection act 1996 73. Noise pollution control rule 2000 74. IPC sec 278 ( making atmosphere noxious to health ) 75. IPC sec 269 ( negligent act likely to spread infection or disease dangerous to life , unlawfully or negligently )

Law governing the safety of patients, public and staff within the hospital premises 76. No objection certificate from the chief fire officer 77. Periodic fitness certification for operation of lifts 78. Boilers act , 1923 79. Explosive act 1884 ( for diesel storage) 80. Petroleum act + storage rules 2002 81. Gas cylinder rules, 2004 82. Rules for provision of safe drinking water 83. Rules for provision of uninterrupted power supply 84. Prevention of food adulteration act 1954 85. The radiation surveillance procedures for the medical application of radiation 1989 86. Radiation protection rules 1971 87. AERB safety code no . AERB/SC/Med -2 ( REV -1) 2001 88. Insecticide act 1968 89. Arms act, 1950

90. IPC Sec 336 ( act endangering life and personal safety of others) 91. IPC Sec 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life and personal safety of others) 92. IPC sec 338 ( causing grievous hurt by act endangering the life and personal safety of others ) 93. The Indian fatal accidents act , 1955 Laws governing the employment of manpower 94. Child labour act

95. Citizenship act 1955 96. Employees provident fund and misc provision act 1952 97. ESI Act 1948 98. ESI ( central ) rules 1950 99. Employment exchange ( compulsory notification of vacancies ) act 1959 100. Equal remuneration act 1976