PNDTPre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques
PNDTPolice National Diversity Team (UK)
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GE says its salespeople are trained on how to advise the equipment's end-users about the implications of the PNDT Act and to escalate any concerns about observed or suspected non-compliance to their managers.
He further informed that 436 cases have been registered against violation of the PC and PNDT Act in last two years as against 789 cases between 1996 and 2010.
The PNDT authorities cited several reasons for the difficulties in the implementation of the Act.
Juvenile) Amendment Bill to the PNDT Act 1996 was passed in 2002.
The content of materials on sex determination was also assessed using a four-point scale, including the content of the PNDT Act and information promoting positive attitudes towards gift children.
As noted by Chander, the PNDT Act, in addition to punishing doctors and other medical professionals who engage in sex selection techniques, focuses on punishing the women who utilize sex selection techniques, women who often undergo such procedures due to familial and social pressure.
Strengthen the implementation the PNDT Act to effectively address the issue of adverse sex ratio.
Of the four appendices provided at the end, three give information on Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) Act 1994, PNDT Amendment Act 2002 and PNDT Amendment Rules 2003.
Progressive lawyers must keep a constant watch so that those who make money from sex selective abortion do not use the lower courts to subvert the enforcement of the PNDT Act.
Radiologists are protesting against provisions of the PC & PNDT Act calling them " draconian" that lead to harassment of the Radiologists.
The Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994 (PC PNDT Act) (Prohibition of Sex Selection act) [11] provides 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 feticide; and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
In our study, the difference between the lengths in male and female fetuses was not studied, as sex determination in utero is not advocated as a hospital policy as per PNDT (Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques) Act.