CHAPTER 293

MOTOR VEHICLES RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES.

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

Section 1. That Article 2 of Chapter 165 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby amended by adding immediately following 5546A., Section 8A., a new Section to be known as 5546A., Section 8B.:

Section 8B. Every owner of a motor vehicle or vehicles shall, within ninety (90) days after taking up residence in the State of Delaware, apply to the Commissioner and obtain registration for said vehicle or vehicles before operating them on the highways of this State. And every person desiring to operate a motor vehicle shall, within ninety (90) days after taking up residence in this State, apply to the Commissioner and obtain the proper operator's or chauffeur's license before operating a motor vehicle on the public highways of this State. Every person convicted of a violation of this Section, shall, for the first offense, be punished by a fine of not less than Ten Dollars ($10.00) nor more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), or imprisonment for not less than ten (10) days nor more than thirty (30) days, or both such fine and imprisonment; and for each subsequent like offense shall be punished by a fine not less than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) nor more than Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00), or by imprisonment for not less than fifteen (15) days nor more than thirty (30) days, or both such fine and imprisonment.

Approved June 5, 1951.