CHAPTER 179

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 116

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENTS NO. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF INSURANCE FOR ALL MOTOR VEHICLES REGISTERED IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

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

Section 1. Amend Subsection (a), §2118, Chapter 21, Title 21 of the Delaware code, by striking paragraph (1) thereof in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

(1) Indemnity from legal liability for bodily injury, death or property damage arising out of ownership, maintenance or use of the vehicle to the limit, exclusive of interest and costs, of at least the limits prescribed by Financial Responsibility Law of the State of Delaware.

Section 2. Amend subsection (a), Section 2118, Chapter 21, Title 21 of the Delaware Code, by striking paragraph (3) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

(3) Compensation for damage to property arising as a result of an accident involving the motor vehicle, other than damage to a motor vehicle, aircraft, water craft, self-propelled mobile equipment and any property in or upon any of the aforementioned, with the minimum limits of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) for any one accident

Section 3. Amend subsection (f), Section 2118, Chapter 21, Title 21 of the Delaware Code, by adding the following sentence to the end of the said subsection:

The provisions of this paragraph shall also apply to self-insurers.

Section 4. All automobile insurance policies pertaining to motor vehicles registered in the State of Delaware shall comply with the provisions of this Act not later than 30 days after the Act takes effect.

Approved July 12, 1973.