CHAPTER 325

CHIROPRACTIC

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 24, DELAWARE CODE, REGARDING CHIROPRACTIC.

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

Section 1. § 704, Title 24, Delaware Code is amended by striking out the words "January and July" as they appear in the last sentence thereof and substituting the words "April and November".

Section 2. § 707, Title 24, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows :

§ 707. Requirements for applicants for examination

Before any applicant shall apply for the examinations set forth in this chapter, he shall furnish proof to the Board that he is a graduate of a chiropractic school or college approved by the Board in which the minimum course leading to a degree of Doctor of Chiropractic (D C) is four years of nine months each. The applicant must also submit certified transcript of records showing the satisfactory completion of two full academic years of college work, including qualified credits in sciences of biology, chemistry and physics, in an accredited college or university. The above two year college requirements shall not apply to students enrolled in Chiropractic Schools or Colleges as of September 1, 1954.

Section 3. § 712, Title 24, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows :

§ 712. Causes for refusal of certificate; hearing

The Board may refuse to issue or reissue a license issued for the practice of the profession of chiropractic for (A) material misrepresentation of facts in the application; or (B)

chronic and persistent inebriety or chronic drug addiction; or (C) moral turpitude ; or (D) the practice of criminal abortion ; or (E) other unethical practices; or (F) public advertising of special ability to cure chronic incurable diseases; or (G) the presentation to the board of examiners of licenses or certificates that have been illegally obtained or have been signed or issued unlawfully or under fraudulent representation,

The Board may act upon complaint in writing made to it, or upon its own motion. The accused person shall be furnished with a copy of the complaint charged, and shall be afforded an opportunity for hearing before the Board in person or by attorney.

Approved June 23, 1955.