CHAPTER 48

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 182

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 12, TITLE 14, TITLE 21, TITLE 24, TITLE 29 AND TITLE 31 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO AGE OF MAJORITY IN DELAWARE; AND CHANGING THE AGE REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN ACTS, RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES PRESENTLY ENJOYED BY PERSONS TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

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

Section 1. Amend §4504, Part IV, Chapter 45, Title 12 of the Delaware Code, by striking the figure "21" as it appears both times in subsection (d), and substituting the figure "18" in lieu thereof.

Section 2. Amend §4507, Part IV, Chapter 45, Title 12 of the Delaware Code, by striking the figure "21" as the same appears in subsection (d), and substituting the figure "18" in lieu thereof.

Section 3. Amend §1912, Chapter 19, Part I, Title 14 of the Delaware Code, by striking the figure "21" as the same appears in the second sentence of the first paragraph, and substituting the figure "18" in lieu thereof.

Section 4. Amend §2503, Part II, Chapter 25, Title 21 of the Delaware Code, by striking subsection (c) of said section, and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"(c) The department shall transfer a certificate of title or registration certificate to any person 18 years of age or older if such person is otherwise qualified to obtain such certificate of title or registration certificate. The Department may transfer a certificate of title or registration certificate to a person under 18 years of age if at least one parent or guardian of said person signs the certificate of title or registration certificate stating consent to the transfer of same."

Section 5. Amend §1422, Subchapter II, Chapter 14, Title 24 of the Delaware Code, by striking the figure "21" as the same appears in the last sentence of said section, and substituting the figure "18" in lieu thereof.

Section 6. Amend §7940, Part VII, Chapter 79, Title 29 of the Delaware Code, by striking the figure "21" as the same appears in subsection (a), and substituting the figure "18" in lieu thereof.

Section 7. Amend §510, Chapter 5, Part I, Title 31 of the Delaware Code, by striking the figure "21" as the same appears in subsection (b), and substituting the figure "18" in lieu thereof.

Approved May 15, 1973.