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THE ALL INDIA SERVICES (MEDICAL ATTENDANCE) RULES, 1954

6. Medical attendance by person other than authorised medical attendant. -

(1) If the authorised medical attendant is of the opinion that the case of a patient is of such a serious or special nature as to require medical attendance by some person other than himself he may, with the approval of the Chief Administrative Medical Officer of the State (which shall be obtained beforehand unless the delay involved entails danger to the health of the patient) -

(a) send the patient to the nearest specialist or other medical officer 19as provided for in clause (f) of rule 2, by whom, in his opinion, medical attendance is required for the patient; or

(b) if the patient is too ill to travel, summon such specialist or other medical officer to attend upon the patient.

(2) Where a patient is sent to a specialist or other medical officer under clause (a) of sub-rule (1), he shall, on production of a certificate in writing by the authorised medical attendant in this behalf, be entitled to travelling allowance for the journey to and from the headquarters of the specialist or other medical officer.

(3) A specialist or other medical officer summoned under clause (b) of sub-rule (1) shall, on production of a certificate in writing by the authorised medical attendant in this behalf, be entitled to travelling allowance for the journey to and from the place where the patient is.

19. The word “in the State” deleted by MHA notification No. 13/45/57-AIS(III), dated 15.03.1960 (GSR No.322 dated 19.03.1960)

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