Medical Act, 1876



An Act to remove Restrictions on the granting of Qualifications for Registration under the Medical Act on the ground of Sex.[[1] [11th August 1876.]

Power to grant qualification extended.

21 & 22 Vict. c. 90.

1 The powers of every body entitled under the Medical Act to grant qualifications for registration shall extend to the granting of any qualification for registration granted by such body to all persons without distinction of sex: Provided always, that nothing herein contained shall render compulsory the exercise of such powers, and that no person who but for this Act would not have been entitled to be registered shall by reason of such registration, be entitled to take any part in the government, management, or proceedings of the universities or corporations mentioned in the said Medical Act.


21 & 22 Vict. c. 90.

22 Vict. c. 21.

2 This Act shall be taken to be incorporated with the Medical Act as amended by the Medical Act, 1859, and the Medical Act so amended, and any other Act amending the Medical Act shall be construed and have effect accordingly.

[1 Short title, “The Medical Act, 1876.” See 59 & 60 Vict. c. 14.]