CHAPTER 125

MOTOR VEHICLES APPLICATIONS FOR OPERATOR'S LICENSE OF MINORS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS OF MINORS FOR OPERATOR'S LICENSE.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 165 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby amended by repealing 5596. Sec. 58, and substituting therefor the following:

5596. Sec. 58. Application of Minor:--The Department, in its discretion, may grant an operator's license to a minor under the age of 18 years, provided that the application therefor shall be signed, (a) by the father of the minor, if the father is living within the State of Delaware and the minor resides with the father; (b) by the mother of the minor, if the father is not living within the State of Delaware, and the mother is living within the State, and the minor resides with the mother; (c) by the guardian of the minor, duly appointed as such under the laws of the State of Delaware, if neither the father nor mother is living within the State of Delaware; (d) by the employer of the minor, or by any suitable person acceptable to the Motor Vehicle Commissioner, if neither the father or mother of the minor is living within the State of Delaware and the minor has no legal guardian within the State.

Approved April 3, 1947.