CHAPTER 203 - LEGAL HOLIDAYS SATURDAY AN OPTIONAL LEGAL BANK HOLIDAY IN KENT COUNTY

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 78 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, BY MAKING SATURDAY AN OPTIONAL LEGAL BANK HOLIDAY IN THE COUNTY OF KENT.

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 Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by adding at the end of 3321, Sec. 197, a new and additional paragraph as follows:

"That hereafter every Saturday shall be a legal holiday to be known as Saturday Bank Holiday in the County of Kent and that all provisions of this Chapter, insofar as they apply to other legal holidays, shall be applicable to Saturdays in the County of Kent. Nothing in any laws 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 County of Kent, 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 County of Kent, 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 May 13, 1941.