CHAPTER 195

MOTOR VEHICLES RESPECTING MAKING ARRESTS UPON VIEW AND WITHOUT WARRANT

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165, REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, IN RESPECT OF OFFICERS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE ARRESTS FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAWS UPON VIEW AND WITHOUT A WARRANT.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 165, Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing all of sub-paragraph (a) of 5683. Sec. 145. and inserting in lieu thereof a new sub-paragraph (a) as follows:

(a) The Commissioner, his deputies, motor vehicle inspectors, state highway police, state detectives, sheriffs and other police officers, now authorized by law to make arrests for violation of the motor vehicle and traffic laws of this State, are hereby empowered to arrest upon view and without warrant any person or persons violating any of the provisions of this Chapter. Any person failing to answer any summons to appear in any court of competent jurisdiction to answer for any violation of the motor vehicle laws of this State, after notice thereof served personally or securely fastened to the motor vehicle of which such person is the owner or operator, and any person holding an operator's or chauffeur's license issued to him or her, under the laws of this State, or having a motor vehicle or tractor registered in his or her name, under the laws of this State, and shall fail or neglect, within one week after any change of his or her address, to notify the Department of any such change of address, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof in any Court of competent jurisdiction, shall be punished in accordance with Section 141.

Approved June 4, 1951.