CHAPTER 257

STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT AUTHORITY TO ENTER UPON PROPERTY FOR EXAMINATION AND SURVEY

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 166 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO AUTHORITY OF STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO ENTER UPON LAND OR WATER OF ANY PERSON FOR PURPOSE OF EXAMINATION AND SURVEY FOR PROPOSED HIGHWAY.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 166 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by enacting and adding thereto a new paragraph as follows:

The Department shall have authority to enter upon the lands or waters of any person for the purpose of making such examination and surveys for proposed highways as shall be required to be made in the selection of the most advantageous route for such highway, but subject at all times to responsibility for all and any damages which shall be done to the property of any such person or persons.

Approved April 9, 1947.