CHAPTER 250 - WITNESSES AND EVIDENCE PROVIDING FOR PROOF OF STATUTES

AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, OF CHAPTER 129, OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATIVE TO WITNESSES AND EVIDENCE, BY PROVIDING FOR PROOF OF STATUTES.

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

Section 1. That 4695, Section 10, of Article 3, of Chapter 129, of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out 4695, Section 10 of Chapter 129, and inserting in lieu thereof a new Section, to be known as 4695, Section 10, as follows:

4695. Sec. 10. Proof of Statutes:--Printed books or pamphlets purporting on their face to be the session or other statutes of any of the United States, or the territories thereof, or of any foreign jurisdiction, and to have been printed and published by the authority of any such state, territory or foreign jurisdiction or proved to be commonly recognized in its courts, shall be received in the courts of this state as prima facie evidence of such statutes. This section shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purposes to make uniform the law of those states which enact it.

Approved April 18, 1945.