CHAPTER 440

RELATING TO LARCENY OF A VEHICLE

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 37, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE CRIMES OF LARCENY AND DRIVING VEHICLE WITHOUT CONSENT OF OWNER.

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

Section 1. Chapter 37, Title 11, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new section thereto to read as follows:

3708. Upon the trial of any person for larceny of a vehicle, the jury may acquit of larceny and find a verdict of guilty of driving a vehicle without the consent of the owner thereof, and with intent temporarily to deprive the owner of his possession of such vehicle, but without intent to steal the vehicle, in violation of Section 6702, Title 21, if the evidence warrants such a finding.

Approved July 14, 1955.