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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 375

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 15, TITLE 25, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE LIABILITY OF OWNERS OR OCCUPIERS OF PROPERTY.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 15, Title 25, Delaware Code, by striking said Chapter in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new Chapter 15 to read as follows:

CHAPTER 15. TORT LIABILITY OF PROPERTY OWNERS.

§ 1501. Liability of owners or occupiers of land for injury to guests or trespassers

No person who enters on to the premises owned or occupied by another person, either as a guest without payment or as a trespasser, shall have a cause of action against the owner or occupier of such premises for any injuries or damages sustained by such person while on the premises unless such accident was intentional on the part of the owner or occupier or was caused by the willful or wanton disregard of the rights of others.

Approved July 10, 1973.