Sex Determination…. and nobody ordered a fetal ultrasound…

Section 5. Written consent of pregnant woman and prohibition of communicating the sex of foetus. 
(1)No person referred to in clause (2) of section 3 shall conduct the pre-natal diagnostic procedures
unless—
(a) he has explained all known side and after effects of such procedures to the
pregnant woman concerned;
(b) he has obtained in the prescribed form her written consent to undergo such
procedures in the language which she understands; and
(c) a copy of her written consent obtained under clause (b) is given to the pregnant
woman.
(2) No person conducting pre-natal diagnostic procedures shall communicate to the pregnant woman
concerned or her relatives the sex of the foetus by words, signs or in any other manner.
Section 6. Determination of sex prohibited.- On and from the commencement of this Act,--
(a) no Genetic Counselling Centre or Genetic Laboratory or Genetic Clinic shall
conduct or cause to be conducted in its Centre, Laboratory or Clinic, pre-natal
diagnostic techniques including ultrasonography, for the purpose of
determining the sex of a foetus;
(b) no person shall conduct or cause to be conducted any pre-natal diagnostic
techniques including ultrasonography for the purpose of determining the sex of
a foetus.

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