PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 376
AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 306 ENTITLED “CONVERTING THE MAJOR FERDINAND E. MARCOS HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAYOMBONG, PROVINCE OF NUEVA VIZCAYA, INTO THE MAJOR FERDINAND E. MARCOS VETERANS’ REGIONAL HOSPITAL”
WHEREAS, Presidential Decree No. 306 dated October 5, 1973, converted the Major Ferdinand E. Marcos Hospital in the Municipality of Bayombong, Province of Nueva Vizcayainto the Major Ferdinand E. Marcos Veterans’ Regional Hospital;
WHEREAS, in order to give due recognition to the status of said hospital as a Veterans’ Regional Hospital and to promote the greater efficiency and administrative flexibility thereof, there is reason to place it directly under the Department of Health, thereby removing it from any form of supervision or control of any regional office of said department;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution as Commander-in-Chief of all the Armed Forces of the Philippines and pursuant to Proclamation No. 1081, dated September 21, 1972, and General Order No. 1, dated September 22, 1972, as amended, do hereby order and decree to be part of the laws of the land the following:
Section 1. Section 3 of Presidential Decree No. 306 is hereby amended to read as follows:
“Sec. 3. The Veterans’ Hospital shall be directly under the administrative supervision and control of the Department of Health and as such shall not be subject to the supervision and/or control of any regional office of said Department.”
Section 2. This decree shall take effect immediately.
Done in the City of Manila, this 14th day of January in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-four.
(Sgd.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) ROBERTO V. REYES
Assistant Executive Secretary
Source: Malacañang Records Office