|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8549 - AN ACT
UPGRADING THE SEVENTY-FIVE (75)-BED CAPACITY PUERTO PRINCESA PROVINCIAL
HOSPITAL IN THE CITY OF PUERTO PRINCESA, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN, INTO A
TERTIARY LEVEL HOSPITAL, INCREASING THE CAPACITY TO ONE HUNDRED FIFTY
(150)-BED, WHICH SHALL BE KNOWN AS THE OSPITAL NG PALAWAN, AND
APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR |
1. The existing seventy-five (75)-bed capacity Puerto
Princesa Provincial Hospital in the City of Puerto Princesa, Province
of Palawan, is hereby upgraded into a one hundred fifty (150)-bed
capacity hospital to be known as the Ospital ng Palawan which shall be
under the administrative and technical supervision of the Department of
Sec. 2. The Department of Health shall promulgate the rules and regulations necessary for the effective implementation of this Act.
Sec. 3. The amount necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act shall be included in the General Appropriations Act of the year following its enactment into law and thereafter: provided, that the present level of financing support for the subject hospital shall be maintained by the local government.
Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: February 24, 1998