REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5950 - AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS TWENTY-FIVE AND NINETY-NINE OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED FOUR THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED FORTY-FIVE, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "CHARTER OF THE CITY OF OLONGAPO"
1. The first paragraph of Section twenty-five of
Republic Act Numbered Four thousand six hundred forty-five is amended
to read as follows: |
"Sec. 25. The City Fiscal – His powers, duties and compensation. – There shall be a city fiscal, who shall be the chief legal adviser of the city. There shall be seven assistant city fiscals, who shall be known as the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh assistant city fiscals, respectively. The city fiscal and his assistants shall each receive the salary provided for in existing laws to be payable from national funds except the fifth, sixth and seventh assistant city fiscals who shall be paid from the city funds: Provided, however, That their salaries shall be paid from city funds until such time as the appropriations for the same has been included in the said annual Appropriations Act. The city fiscal shall, subject to the general supervision of the Secretary of Justice, have the following general powers and duties:"
Sec. 2. Section ninety-nine of the same Act is amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 99. The Bureau of Health Services; City Hospital. – The Bureau of Health Services shall exercise the same jurisdiction and power in the city as elsewhere in the Philippines.
"The former Olongapo Hospital owned by the erstwhile municipality, presently, called Southern Zambales Emergency Hospital under Republic Act Numbered Three thousand five hundred fifty-one shall hereinafter be referred to as Olongapo City General Hospital: Provided, however, That its administration, maintenance and funding shall be borne by the city government: Provided, further, That the national funds accruing to the hospital shall continue to be included in the annual General Appropriations Act, but shall be transferred to and equally distributed for the operation and maintenance of the San Marcelino Emergency Hospital and Candelaria Emergency Hospital: and Provided, further, That the incumbent Chief of Hospital shall be the director of the same and he shall not be removed nor suspended except for cause: and, Provided, finally, That the staff and personnel of said hospital shall be retained."
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 12, 1969