CHAPTER 377

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT CERTIFICATES FOR CHILDREN

AN ACT AMENDING CHAPTER 5, TITLE 19, DELAWARE CODE OF 1953, RELATING TO FICTITIOUS OR ALTERED EVIDENCE PERTAINING TO THE ISSUANCE TO. CHILDREN OF EMPLOYMENT CERTIFICATES OR CERTIFICATES OF AGE.

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

Section 1. Chapter 5, Title 19, Delaware Code of 1953, is amended by adding to the end thereof a new section reading as follows:

§ 555. Obtaining certificates through fictitious or altered evidence; penalty

Any person who shall offer, display, produce or utter any evidence of a duly attested transcript of a child's birth certificate, baptismal certificate, passport, affidavit or any other documentary evidence as proof of a child's age, knowing the same to be fictitious or altered, in order to obtain a general or provisional employment certificate or a certificate of age, shall be fined a sum not less than Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) nor more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00).

Approved July 15, 1953.