CHAPTER 208

FORBIDDING FORTUNE TELLING

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, FORBIDDING FORTUNE TELLING AND RELATED ACTIVITIES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all Members elected to each Branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Chapter 3, Title 11, Delaware Code, is amended by adding thereto the following new section :

§ 894. Fortune telling and related offenses

(a) Whoever pretends to exercise the art of conjuration, fortune telling, palmistry or dealing with spirits shall be fined not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or imprisoned not more than one (1) year or both.

(b) Justices of the peace shall have jurisdiction of violations of this section.

Approved June 7, 1955.