CHAPTER 273

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 455

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE, CHAPTER 7, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF CERTAIN COURTS OVER CHILDREN SIXTEEN OR SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD CHARGED WITH VIOLATIONS OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS.

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

Section 1. Section 704A, Chapter 7, Title 21, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new subsection thereto to read as follows:

(e) Any peace officer having taken a child into custody or any justice of the peace or any judge of the Municipal Court before whom said child is brought by a peace officer shall make a reasonable attempt to notify the person having the care of the child that the child has been taken into custody.

Approved July 13, 1971.