CHAPTER 312

STATE BOARD OF HEALTH

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 25 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all the members elected to each House of the General Assembly concurring therein):

Section 1. That Paragraph 745, Section 2, Article 1 of Chapter 25 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended by Chapter 91 of Volume 43, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out the following sentence appearing in the first paragraph thereof immediately following the word "permits" in the thirty-third line of said Paragraph:

"Such regulations of the State Board of Health shall have the force and effect of law and shall supersede all local ordinances and regulations heretofore or hereinafter enacted or adopted which are inconsistent therewith."

and by inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"Such regulations of the State Board of Health shall have the force and effect of law and shall supersede all local ordinances and regulations heretofore or hereinafter enacted or adopted which are inconsistent therewith; provided, however, that municipalities and local public health officials shall have the power and authority, with the consent and approval of the State Board of Health, to adopt such ordinances or regulations in addition to such regulations of the State Board of Health as shall be consistent with the law and the purposes set forth in this Section."

Approved April 18, 1947.