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IAP M.O.A - Rules & Regulations

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IAP M.O.A - Rules & Regulations

The Indian Association Of Physiotherapists PHYSIOTHERAPISTS Memorandum Of Association

The name of the Association shall be the “THE INDIAN ASSOCIATION OFPHYSIOTHERAPISTS” (A National Association of Practitioners of Physiotherapy/PhysicalTherapy) hereinafter referred to as “I.A.P”.The Association is registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 No. 3376 of 1955-56.(2)

The Registered Office of IAPshall be at Delhi at the place purchased for its office purpose.


a) To establish different categories of members of IAP.and their enrolment in variouscategories.
b) To maintain Registers of different categories of members of IAP. However Life and OrdinaryMembers will have a common register.
c) To set and ensure ethical professional practices and promote high professional standards ofindependent practice of physiotherapy by the members of IAP.
d) To convene conferences, seminars, workshops, camps etc. To organise study circles,meetings, and lectures and to publish literature, journals, periodicals, newsletters etc. andsuch other means/publications as IAPmay determine from time to time.
e) To organise and provide for continuing physiotherapy education programs for its members.
f) To promote scientific research and technology in physiotherapy and related areas to enhancethe status of the profession of physiotherapy.
g) To watch and advise Government Organisations and NGOs on policy matters affecting thedevelopment and practice of physiotherapy including advising and assisting the Governmentin the establishment of statutory council for regulating Physiotherapy education andpractice.
h) To solicit, obtain or accept subscriptions, donations, grants, gifts, bequests of money and allkinds of property movable and immovable either unconditionally or any special terms andconditions or on trusts not being inconsistent with the objects hereinabove stated which IAPmay think fit as per existing law.
i) To confer honour, awards and scholarships to physiotherapists in the interests of theprofession and also grant or provide travel grants, fellowships or any other monetaryassistance to professionals/ practicing physiotherapists as may be in the interests of thedevelopment of the profession.
j) To procure the advisory services of eminent persons either by remuneration or in honorarycapacity.
k) To issue certificate of membership to Life Members and membership identification cards toOrdinary Members or to those who apply for membership as different categories of NEWS LETTER - INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSIOTHERAPISTS - MAY, 2019-- -- 13members.
l) To certify and accredit the company and their products i.e machines, seminars andworkshops. if they wish to do so by IAP.
m) To procure land/property for establishing office/academic purpose in different parts ofcountry.
n) And to generally execute all such acts, deeds, matters and things as may be conducive to orfor achieving all or any of the objectives of IAP.

All the incomes, earnings, moveable and immovable properties of the Society shall be solelyutilised and applied towards the promotion of its aims and objects stated herein above in theMemorandum of Association and no profits thereon shall be paid or transferred directly orindirectly by way of dividends, bonus profits or in any manner whatsoever to the present or pastmembers of the Society or to any persons claiming through or under any of the present or pastmembers. No member of the Society shall have any personal claim on any moveable or immovableproperties of the Society or make any profit, whatsoever by virtue of his membership.