CHAPTER 129

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 13, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGES.

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

Section 1. Section 106 (a), Title 13, Delaware Code, is amended by striking the first sentence thereof and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

Any ordained minister of the gospel and every minister in charge of a recognized church, and the several Clerks of the Peace of various counties may solemnize marriages between persons who may lawfully enter into the matrimonial relation. Within the City of Wilmington, the Mayor of the City of Wilmington may solemnize marriages between persons who may lawfully enter into the matrimonial relation, but only if one of the parties to be married is a resident of the State of Delaware.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective thirty days after its adoption.

Approved June 7, 1969.