The Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994


Act ID: 199457
Act Number: 57
Enactment Date: 1994-09-20
Act Year: 1994
Short Title: The Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994
Long Title: An Act to provide for the prohibition of sex selection, before or after conception, and for regulation of pre-natal diagnostic techniques for the purposes of detecting genetic abnormalities or metabolic disorders or chromosomal abnormalities or certain congenital malformations or sex-linked disorders and for the prevention of their misuse for sex determination leading to female foeticide and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Ministry: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Department: Department of Health and Family Welfare
Enforcement Date: 01-01-1996
Notification: 1st January, 1996, vide notification No. S.O. 990, dated 21st December, 1995, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

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