Mental Retardation

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REHABILITATION COUNCIL OF INDIA ACT 1992

This Act was passed in 1992 for the purpose of constituting the Rehabilitation Council of India, for regulating the training of Rehabilitation Professionals and for maintenance of a Central Rehabilitation register.

It was amended by Rehabilitation of India (Amendment) Act 2000 to provide for monitoring the training of rehabilitation professionals and personnel, promoting research in rehabilitation.

* RIGHTS OF THE DISABLED THAT EMERGE FROM THE REHABILITATION COUNCIL OF INDIA ACT, 1992
  1. To have the right to be reserved by trained and qualified rehabilitation professionals whose names are borne on the Register maintained by the Council.
  2. To have guarantee of maintenance of minimum standards of education required for recognition of rehabilitation qualification by Universities and other institutions in India.
  3. To have the guarantee of maintenance of standards of professional conduct and etiquette by rehabilitation professionals through the provision of penalty of disciplinary action and removal from the Register of the Council.
  4. To have the guarantee of regulation of the profession of rehabilitation professionals by a statutory council under the control of the Central Government and within the bounds prescribed by the state