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Code of Ethics

This is the Code of Ethics of the Medical Guild of The Unincorporated Deuteronomical Society.  Ethics, or customary behaviours, are rules that govern the practice of the Licentiates of the Medical Guild.  Ethics differ from rules of practice in this way: ethics are general principles which must be applied at all times, but rules of practice are specific to particular instances.  For example, the Code of Ethics mandates that a licentiate not engage in any sexual or non-platonic relationship with a patient for a period of two years after the licentiate-patient relationship has ended.  Also, licentiates are forbidden to charge fees for their services.  If a Licentiate is in difficult financial circumstances, he may apply to the Court of Justice for Welfare, as may all other members of the Society.