CHAPTER 431

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 663

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND PART II, TITLE 6 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO COMMERCE AND TRADE, AND PROVIDING CERTAIN REGULATIONS FOR SHOPPING CENTERS HAVING THREE OR MORE PLACES OF BUSINESS.

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

Section 1. Amend Part II, Title 6 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new chapter, designated as Chapter 48, which new chapter shall read as follows:

"CHAPTER 48. SHOPPING CENTERS

§ 4801. Definitions

(a) "Shopping Center" shall mean any area composed of at least three places of business which is serviced by a common parking area.

(b) "Regulations" include any applicable Federal regulations, State regulations, local regulations or regulations of the shopping center or a place of business within the shopping center, and include the regulating of the flow and direction of, traffic in the parking areas of such shopping center as well as stop signs and no-parking regulations.

§ 4802. Local Manager

Every shopping center whether owned by a single entity which leases the said shopping center or owned by a group of merchants or other persons, shall have a local representative or manager, easily accessible to the general public. Such representative or manager shall be authorized and equipped to represent the owner or owners of the shopping center in the answering of questions, enforcement of regulations and the

arbitration of disputes. Each store which is part of the shopping center or which is a member of the shopping center association shall post in a conspicuous location within the store, a poster containing the name, address and phone number of the local representative or manager."

Approved June 15, 1972.