SEC. 41-9-1. Declaration of purpose.
The purpose of sections 41-9-1 to 41-9-35 is to protect and promote the public health by providing for the development, establishment and enforcement of certain standards in the construction, maintenance and operation of hospitals which will insure safe, sanitary and reasonably adequate care and treatment of individuals in hospitals. The legislature hereby finds that the protection and promotion of the public health requires the measures provided for in said sections.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 7146.5-02; Laws, 1948, ch. 398, Sec. 2.