CHAPTER 62

MOTOR VEHICLES REGISTRATION FEES FOR VEHICLES PROPELLED BY DIESEL ENGINES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, ENTITLED "MOTOR VEHICLES," AS AMENDED, WITH RESPECT TO THE FEES FOR REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES PROPELLED BY DIESEL ENGINES.

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 hereby is further amended by striking out and repealing all of sub-sub-paragraph (a) of sub-paragraph (3) of paragraph (b) of 5564. Sec. 26. thereof, and inserting in lieu thereof a new sub-sub-paragraph (a) of sub-paragraph (3) of paragraph (b) of 5564. Sec. 26. thereof, as follows:

(3) (a) For the registration of other motor vehicles, including those propelled by Diesel engines, One Dollar and Fifty Cents ($1.50) for each five hundred (500) pounds or fraction thereof of the gross load weight of the vehicle up to and including five thousand (5,000) pounds, and in the event the gross load weight shall exceed five thousand (5,000) pounds, Two Dollars ($2.00) for each five hundred (500) pounds or fraction thereof over and above five thousand (5,000) pounds. The gross load weight shall be the weight of the chassis, body, equipment and maximum allowable load as specified by the application; provided, nevertheless, that the fee for registration of motor farm trucks owned and used exclusively by farmers who derive seventy per cent (70%) or more of their income from the operation of their farms shall be one-half (1/2) of the foregoing rates calculated on the gross load weight as defined herein, but in no case shall the fee for motor farm trucks be less than Ten Dollars ($10.00).

Section 2. That Chapter 165 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same hereby is further amended by striking out and repealing all of sub-paragraph (4) of paragraph (b) of 5564. Sec. 26. of said Chapter.

Approved April 30, 1951.