CHAPTER 57

SUBSTITUTING WORDS "MENTALLY ILL" FOR WORD "INSANE" WHEREVER USED IN DELAWARE CODE OF 1953

AN ACT AMENDING THE DELAWARE CODE OF 1953 BY STRIKING OUT THE WORD "INSANE" WHEREVER USED IN SAID CODE AND SUBSTITUTING IN LIEU THEREOF THE WORDS "MENTALLY ILL".

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. The Delaware Code of 1953 is amended by striking out the word "insane" wherever used in said Code and substituting in lieu thereof the words "mentally ill".

Section 2. Wherever in the Delaware Code of 1953, as hereby amended, the words "mentally ill" are substituted for the word "insane", the words "mentally ill" shall have the same legal connotation that the word "insane" possessed heretofore in that Code.

Approved May 7, 1953.