CHAPTER 165

UNIFORM PROOF OF STATUTES ACT

AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROOF OF STATUTES OF OTHER JURISDICTIONS AND TO MAKE UNIFORM THE LAW WITH REFERENCE THERETO.

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

Section 1. PUBLICATIONS COVERED BY THIS ACT:--Printed books or pamphlets purporting on their face to be the session or other statutes of any of the United States, or the territories thereof, or of any foreign jurisdiction, and to have been printed and published by the authority of any such State, territory or foreign jurisdiction or proved to be commonly recognized in its courts shall be received in the courts of this State as prima facie evidence of such statutes.

Section 2. UNIFORMITY OF INTERPRETATION:--This Act shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purposes to make uniform the laws of those States which enact it.

Section 3. SHORT TITLE:--This Act may be cited as the Uniform Proof of Statutes Act.

Section 4. REPEAL:--All Acts or parts of Acts which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.