to give disability Certificate: (1) A Disability Certificate
shall be issued by a Medical Board duly constituted by the
Central and the State Government. (2) The State Government
may constitute a Medical Board consisting of at least three
members out of which at least one shall be a specialist in
the particular field for assessing locomotor/visual including
low vision/hearing and speech disability, mental retardation
and leprosy cured, as the case may be.
(1) The Medical Board shall, after due examination, give a
permanent disability certificate in cases of such permanent
disabilities where there are no chances of variation in the
degree of disability.
(2) The Medical Board shall indicate the period of validity
in the certificate, in cases where there is any chance of
variation in the degree of disability.
(3) No refusal of disability certificate shall be made unless
an opportunity is given to the applicant of being heard.
(4) On representation by the applicant, the Medical Board
may review its decision having regard to all the facts and
circumstances of the case and pass such order in the matter
as it thinks fit.
(5) The Certificate issued by the Medical Board under rule
5 shall make a person eligible to apply for facilities, concessions
and benefits admissible under schemes of the Government or
Non Governmental Organisations, subject to such conditions
as the Central or the State Government may impose.