CHAPTER 74 - REVISED CODE OF 1935

AN ACT IN REFERENCE TO THE PROPOSED REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935.

WHEREAS, the Revised Code Commission appointed under the provisions of the Act of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware entitled "An Act Providing for the Appointment of a Commission to Revise the Public Laws of the State of Delaware and Codify and Arrange the Same", approved April 29, 1931, being Chapter 38 of Volume 37 Laws of Delaware, as amended, has made report to the General Assembly, at its present session, that it has completed its work and showing the work as completed; and

WHEREAS, it is desired that there shall be included in said work all laws of a public and general nature that shall become statutes of this State through enactment at the present session of the General Assembly;

Now therefore, be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That the codification and arrangement of the Laws of the State of Delaware made by the Commission appointed under the provisions of the Act of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware entitled "An Act Providing for the Appointment of a Commission to Revise the Public Laws of the State of Delaware and Codify and Arrange the Same", approved April 29, 1931, being Chapter 38 of Volume 37, Laws of Delaware, as amended, and set forth in the report of said Commission to the present session of the General Assembly, together with all laws of a public and general nature that shall become statutes of this State through enactment at the present session of the General Assembly, are intended to embrace the laws of the State of Delaware general and permanent in their nature in force on the first day of July, 1935, compiled into a single publication under the authority of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware and designated the "Revised Code of Delaware, 1935."

Section 2. That the matters set forth in the said Code when printed by authority of the General Assembly of this State shall establish prima fade the laws of this State general and permanent in their nature in force on the first day of July, 1935, but nothing in this Act shall be construed as repealing or amending any such laws, or as enacting as new law any matter contained in the Code. In case of any inconsistency arising through omission or otherwise between the provisions of any chapter of said Code and the corresponding portion of legislation heretofore enacted or enacted during the present session of the General Assembly, effect shall be given for all purposes whatsoever to such prior enactments and/or to the enactments at the present session of the General Assembly.

Section 3. That the Enactments at all future sessions of the General Assembly may be made and when practicable shall be made with reference to the said Revised Code and to conform to the arrangement of said Code, and a Statute purporting to alter, add to, amend, or repeal a specified chapter and/or section of the said Code shall be deemed and held to be of the same effect as if said statute had referred expressly to the specific statute intended to be altered, added to, amended or repealed.

Approved March 8, 1935.