REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5505 - AN ACT CONVERTING AURORA PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL INTO AURORA GENERAL HOSPITAL, INCREASING ITS BED CAPACITY TO SEVENTY-FIVE, ESTABLISHING THEREIN A SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY, AND AUTHORIZING THE APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS THEREFOR
1. The Aurora Provincial Hospital in the Municipality
of Aurora, Province of Zamboanga del Sur, is hereby converted into a
general hospital to be known as Aurora General Hospital. The bed
capacity of this hospital is hereby increased to seventy-five beds. |
Sec. 2. There shall be established in Aurora General Hospital a School of Nursing and Midwifery: Provided, That the course in Midwifery be first established and the course in Nursing shall be offered only if the bed occupancy has reached eighty per cent.
Sec. 3. The Secretary of Health shall issue the necessary rules and regulations for the implementation of this Act.
Sec. 4. The sum of one hundred thousand pesos is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to carry out the provisions of this Act for this fiscal year nineteen hundred and sixty-eight to nineteen hundred and sixty- nine. Thereafter, such sums as may be necessary for its operation and maintenance shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 21, 1969