CHAPTER 224

RELATING TO PHOTOGRAPHING, MICROPHOTOGRAPHING AND PHOTOSTATING AS WRITING

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 7/, ARTICLE 2, OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, WITH REFERENCE TO PHOTOGRAPHING, MICROPHOTOGRAPHING AND PHOTOSTATING AS WRITING.

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

Section 1. That Section 6, Article 2, of Chapter 77 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, being Section 3106. thereof, be and the same is hereby amended by adding a new paragraph at the end thereof, as follows:

"For the purposes of this section, writing includes microphotography, photography and photostating, and a microphotographic, photographic and/or photostatic copy of any agreement covered by this section, such copy or copies having been regularly made and kept in the course of business, shall be equally competent as evidence as the original of such agreement, where the original is inaccessible or has been destroyed or otherwise disposed of in good faith in the regular course of business and where the mode of making such microphotograph, photograph and/or photostat was such as to justify its admission as a true copy of the original."

Approved June 5, 1951.