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AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 10, CHAPTER 128, VOLUME 33, LAWS OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO RESPONSIBILITY FOR DAMAGE RESULTING TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY UPON FOOTWAYS IN THE TOWN OF MIDDLETOWN.

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

Section 1. Section 10, Chapter 128, Volume 33, Laws of Delaware, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:

The owner of any premises fronting upon any footways shall be solely responsible for any damage that may result to persons or property by reason of any hole, excavation or obstruction in or upon such footways, or from any defective condition of such footways; provided, however, that such hole, excavation or obstruction or other defective conditions of the footways aforesaid is not caused by the city or any of its authorized agents.

Approved January 8, 1960.