CHAPTER 103

RELATING TO WITNESSES AND EVIDENCE

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE OF 1953, RELATING TO WITNESSES AND EVIDENCE BY PROVIDING THE CONDITIONS BY WHICH OFFICIAL RECORDS AND PAPERS MAY BECOME EVIDENCE.

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

Section 1. § 4308 of Title 10 of the Delaware Code of 1953, is amended to read as follows:

§ 4308. Official records and papers as evidence

A copy of any record, or paper belonging to any public office, or legally in the custody of any public officer, when certified to by the head or acting chief officer for the time being of that office, or when certified to by an officer in whose charge it is, shall be deemed to be duly certified and shall be competent evidence; "provided, however, that printed copies of schedules and classifications and tariffs of rates, fares and charges, and supplements thereto, filed with any federal regulatory commission, which show respectively the number assigned to them by such commission, which may be stated in abbreviated form, may be received in evidence without certification and shall be presumed to be correct copies of the original schedules, classifications, tariffs and supplements on file with such commission."

Approved June 2, 1953.