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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE (KNOWN AS THE FAMILY COURT ACT) BY RE-DEFINING "FAMILY" AS RESPECTS THE COURT'S JURISDICTION.

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

Section 1. Amend Title 10, Delaware Code, by striking out the paragraph in § 901 of Chapter 9 thereof defining the word "Family", and by enacting and inserting therein a new paragraph re-defining the word "Family" to read:

"Family" means husband and wife; a man and woman cohabiting as husband and wife in a home in which there are also children in esse or in ventre sa mere, of either or both; parent and child; guardian and ward; and also any group of persons residing together in one home under one head who are related by blood or marriage.

Approved March 30, 1959.