CHAPTER 207 - LEGAL HOLIDAYS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 78 OF THE REVISED CODE OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE BY MAKING SATURDAY AN OPTIONAL LEGAL BANK HOLIDAY IN THE CITY OF WILMINGTON.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Chapter 78 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware be and the same is hereby further amended by the insertion therein of the following section to be styled "2841D, Section 197D."

"2841D, Sec. 197D. That hereafter every Saturday shall be a legal holiday to be known as Saturday Bank Holiday in the City of Wilmington and that all provisions of Chapter 78 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, insofar as they apply to other legal holidays shall be applicable to Saturdays in the City of Wilmington. Nothing in any law of this State shall in any manner whatsoever affect the validity of or render void or voidable, the payment, certification or acceptance of a check or other negotiable instrument or any other transaction of a bank, trust company, person or corporation, in the City of Wilmington, because done or performed on a Saturday, provided such payment, certification, or acceptance, or other transaction would be valid if done or performed on a day other than a legal holiday; provided further that nothing herein shall be so construed as to make it compulsory upon any bank or trust company in the City of Wilmington, which by this law is entitled to be closed on Saturdays, to keep open for the transaction of business or to perform any of the acts or transactions aforesaid on any Saturday except at its own option."

Approved March 11, 1935.