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§ 1805. Penalties

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)Effective: December 8, 2008

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 32. Acupuncture Licensure Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: December 8, 2008
63 P.S. § 1805
§ 1805. Penalties
(a) Licensure.--Except as provided for in section 3(e),1 it shall be unlawful for an individual to practice acupuncture in this Commonwealth unless the individual is licensed as an acupuncturist by one of the boards. An individual willfully violating the provisions of this act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.
(b) Injunction.--The unlawful practice of acupuncture as defined may be enjoined by the courts on petition of one of the boards or by the commissioner. In any such proceeding, it shall not be necessary to show that any person is individually injured by the actions complained of. If the respondent is found guilty of the unlawful practice of acupuncture, the court shall enjoin him from so practicing unless he has been duly licensed. Procedure in such cases shall be the same as in any other injunction suit. The remedy of injunction shall be in addition to criminal prosecution and punishment.


1986, Feb. 14, P.L. 2, No. 2, § 5, effective in 6 months. Amended 1986, Dec. 15, P.L. 1618, No. 183, § 1, effective Jan. 1, 1987; 2008, Oct. 8, P.L. 1092, No. 91, § 3, effective in 60 days [Dec. 8, 2008].


63 P.S. § 1803.
63 P.S. § 1805, PA ST 63 P.S. § 1805
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 7. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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