CHAPTER 81

MOTOR VEHICLES RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR MISDEMEANORS RELATING TO OPERATORS' AND CHAUFFEURS' LICENSES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED, "MOTOR VEHICLES" WITH REFERENCE TO PENALTIES UPON CONVICTIONS FOR MISDEMEANORS UNDER ARTICLE 4 THEREOF RELATING TO OPERATORS' AND CHAUFFEURS' LICENSES, WHERE NO SPECIFIC PENALTY IS PROVIDED.

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

Section 1. That 5617. Sec. 79 of Chapter 165 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby amended by repealing all of paragraph (b) thereof, and substituting therefor the following:

(b) Every person convicted of a misdemeanor for the violation of any provision of Article 4 of this Chapter, where no specific penalty is otherwise provided, shall be punished for the first offense by a fine of not less than Ten Dollars ($10.00) nor more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), or by imprisonment of not less than five (5) days nor more than thirty (30) days, or by both fine and imprisonment; and for each subsequent like offense, by a fine of not less than Twenty Five Dollars ($25.00) nor more than Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00), or by imprisonment for not less than ten (10) days nor more than sixty (60) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

Approved March 25, 1947.