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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1867
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THOMAS SWANN, ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR. 341

State affixed thereto by the Secretary, upon the
payment into the hands of the Treasurer of the
sum of ten dollars; and any two of the said ex-
aminers may grant a license to practice until a
board can be held in conformity with this Act.

Sec. 5. And be it enacted. That on the second
Monday next succeeding the election of the first
permanent board of examiners each board shall
send one delegate to the city of Baltimore, where
they shall meet under the name of the Central
Medical Board of Examiners for the State of Mary-
land, for the purpose of adopting a common seal,
and malting such rules and regulations as they
may consider expedient to establish uniformity in
the proceedings of the different boards.

Delegates to
the Central
Medical Board
of Examiners.

Sec. 6. And be it enacted, That it shall be the
duty of the permanent Board of Examiners to
meet on the first Monday in September, eighteen
hundred and sixty-seven, and annually thereafter
on the first Monday in April, for the purpose of
granting and renewing licences, the Board shall
grant licenses only to those candidates who, by a
careful examination are ascertained to have a pro-
per knowledge of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry,
Anatomy, Physiology, Materia Medica and Thera-
peutics and the principles and practice of medicine,
of surgery, and of obstetrics, and shall renew li-
censes that may have been obtained from the tem-
porary as well as those obtained from the perma-
nent Boards, without subjecting applicants to an

Permanent
Board of ex-
aminers to
meet annually.

examination; provided, however, that nothing
herein contained shall be construed so as to pre-
vent said Board from granting special licenses,
after proper examination to such as may desire to
practice only one or more of the branches above
enumerated; provided, also that nothing herein
contained shall be construed so as to prescribe the
mode or manner in which diseases are to be treated,
every physician having proven that he has a pro-
per knowledge of the principles of medicine, shall
be at liberty to treat diseases according to his indi-
vidual honest convictions.

Provisos.

Sec. 7. And be it enacted, That each physician
shall renew his license at the annual meeting of
the Board of Examiners, and shall pay five dollars

License to be
renewed.



 
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