CHAPTER 115

LIMITATION OF PERSONAL ACTIONS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 146 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO LIMITATION OF PERSONAL ACTIONS.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 146 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and it hereby is further amended by striking out Sec. 6 thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a new Sec. 6 reading as follows:

Sec. 6. Enumerated Personal Actions; Subject to Savings: --No action to recover damages for trespass, no action to regain possession of personal chattels, no action to recover damages for the detention of personal chattels, no action to recover a debt not evidence by a record or by an instrument under seal, no action based on a detailed statement of the mutual demands in the nature of debit and credit between parties arising out of contractual or fiduciary relations, no action based on a promise, no action based on a statute, and no action to recover damages caused by an injury unaccompanied with force or resulting indirectly from the act of the defendant shall be brought after the expiration of three years from the accruing of the cause of such action; subject, however, to the provisions of the next following four sections.

Section 2. That Chapter 146 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and it hereby is further amended by striking out Sec. 11 thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a new Sec. 11 reading as follows:

Sec. 11. Action for Waste:--No action to recover damages for waste shall be brought after the expiration of three years from the committing of the waste.

Approved April 2, 1947.