CHAPTER 358

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 67, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO DRIVING A VEHICLE WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF THE OWNER.

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

Section 1. § 6702, Title 21, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:

§ 6702. Driving vehicle without consent of owner

(a) No person shall drive a vehicle not his own, 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. The consent of the owner of a vehicle to its taking or driving shall not in any case be presumed or implied because of such owner's consent on a previous occasion to the taking or driving of such vehicle by the same or a different person.

(b) 'Whoever violates this Section shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $500, or imprisoned not more than 90 days, or both; for each subsequent like offense he shall be fined not less than $200 and imprisoned for not less than 30 days nor more than two years.

Approved April 26, 1962.