CHAPTER 358

OFFENSES AGAINST RELIGION, MORALITY AND DECENCY SABBATH BREAKING

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 153, SEC. 4. REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, BY CHAPTER 238 OF VOLUME 43, LAWS OF DELAWARE, BY CHANGING THE HOURS WHEN ATTENDANCE AT MOVING PICTURES AND OTHER WORLDLY ACTIVITIES IN INCORPORATED CITIES AND TOWNS IS PERMITTED ON SUNDAY.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 153, Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended by Chapter 238, Volume 43, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing all of the second paragraph of Code Section 5253. Sec. 4. thereof, and inserting and enacting in lieu thereof the following:

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to engage in, participate in, or attend any of the activities mentioned in the preceding paragraph within the limits of any incorporated city or town of this State with a population of less than one hundred thousand (100,000) on Sunday before the hour of twelve noon and between the hours of six P.M. and eight P.M. and within the limits of any incorporated city or town of this State with a population of more than one hundred thousand (100,000) on Sunday before the hour of two P.M.

Approved June 18, 1951.