PRIVATE HOSPITALS AND MATERNITY HOMES ACT - 1958 (NO. 9 OF 1958)

    Section - 11 - Requirements of Board as to Private Hospitals

    (1) The applicant for registration of a private hospital where not otherwise exempted by subsection (2) of this section shall satisfy the Board as to:-

    (a) the qualifications and suitability of any medical practitioner to be associated or connected with the private hospital;

    (b) the qualifications and suitability of the person in charge of the nursing staff;

    (c) the adequacy and compliance with the requirements of this Act of the nursing staff;

    (d) the location, buildings and equipment of the private hospital; and

    (e) such other matters as may be prescribed by regulations under this Act.

    (2) The Board may, with the consent of the Minister and for any period not exceeding one year, but renewable for the like period from time to time in the discretion of the Board, exempt, modify or relax the requirements of this section other than the obligation to register any private hospital. Any exemption, modification or relaxation shall be in writing under the seal of the Board.