Board of Midwifery

General practice of Midwifery

Any person who shall practice midwifery in the Philippines within the meaning of this Act without a certificate of registration issued in accordance herewith, or any person presenting or using as his/ her own certificate of registration of another or any person giving any false or forged evidence to the Professional Regulation Commission in order to secure a certificate of registration or any person using a revoked or suspended certificate of registration or any person assuming, using or advertising, as a registered midwife or a registered nurse-midwife or appending to his/her name the letters R.M. without having been conferred such title by the Professional Regulation Commission or advertising any title description tending to convey the impression that he/she is a registered midwife, shall be guilty of misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to a fine of not less than Ten thousand pesos (P10,000.00) nor more than Thirty thousand pesos (P30,000.00), or to suffer imprisonment for a period of not less than two (2) years nor more than seven years, or both such fine and imprisonment at the discretion of the court. The aforementioned penalty shall likewise be imposed upon any person found guilty of violation of any rule & regulation issued pursuant to the provisions of this Act.

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