CHAPTER 221 - MOTOR VEHICLES

AN ACT MAKING IT COMPULSORY FOR POLICE OFFICERS, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE AND GARAGE MEN TO INFORM THE MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSIONER OF THE MAKE AND NUMBER OF MOTOR VEHICLES OF ALL PERSONS COMMITTED TO THE WORKHOUSE IN DEFAULT OF PAYING A FINE AND OF MOTOR VEHICLES STORED IN ANY GARAGE FOR A PERIOD MORE THAN THIRTY DAYS.

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

Section 1. In all cases where a person is committed to prison in default of paying a fine for a violation of the Motor Vehicle Code or any other law of the State of Delaware, and such person was in possession of a motor vehicle at the time of his or her arrest, it shall be the duty of the arresting officer and the Justice of the Peace who made the commitment to immediately notify the Motor Vehicle Commissioner of the make of the car; the engine and serial number and the license number.

It shall be the duty of all persons, firms or corporations who are engaged in the business of storing of automobiles to notify the Motor Vehicle Commissioner of the make, engine and serial number and license number of all cars stored and unmoved in any public garage for a period more than thirty days.

Approved April 19, 1937.