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

    Section - 12 - Requirements of Board as to Maternity Homes

    (1) The applicant for registration of a maternity home shall satisfy the Board as to:-

    (a) the qualifications and suitability of any midwife in charge or connected with the maternity home;

    (b) the location, buildings and equipment of the maternity home; and

    (c) 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 maternity home. Any exemption, modification or relaxation shall be in writing under the seal of the Board.