The change in the name of said hospital shall in no wise affect the rights of the Federal Government, or any municipality, corporation, association, or person; and all records, maps, and public documents of the United States in which said hospital is mentioned or referred to under the name of the Ancon Hospital or otherwise shall be held to refer to the said hospital under and by the name of the Gorgas Hospital.
Terms Used In 24 USC 302
- association: when used in reference to a corporation, shall be deemed to embrace the words "successors and assigns of such company or association" in like manner as if these last-named words, or words of similar import, were expressed. See 1 USC 5
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.