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ACT NO. 8454
|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8454 - AN ACT
UPGRADING THE BATANES PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL IN BASCO, BATANES, TO
TERTIARY LEVEL II HOSPITAL TO BE KNOWN AS THE BATANES GENERAL HOSPITAL
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1. The existing Batanes Provincial Hospital in Basco,
Batanes, is hereby upgraded into a tertiary level II hospital to be
known as the Batanes General Hospital.
Sec. 2. This upgrading shall provide the hospital
with the capability of a tertiary level II hospital without increasing
the hospital's bed capacity.
Sec. 3. Upon its upgrading, the Batanes General
Hospital shall be under the direct technical operation and
administration of the Department of Health.
Sec. 4. The Secretary of Health shall issue such
rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the purpose of
Sec. 5. The amount necessary for the initial
implementation of this Act shall be charged against the current year's
appropriations for the Organizational Adjustment Fund. Thereafter, such
sums as may be needed for its continued operation shall be included in
the annual General Appropriations Act.
Sec. 6. This Act shall take effect upon its
Approved: January 19, 1998
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