CHAPTER 519

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 724

AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE I, SECTION 9 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE BY ELIMINATING THE PROHIBITIONS AGAINST CHANGE OF VENUE.

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

Section 1. Amend Article I of the Constitution of the State of Delaware by striking Section 9 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Section 9. All courts shall be open; and every man for an injury done him in his reputation, person, movable or immovable possessions, shall have remedy by the due course of law, and justice administered according to the very right of the cause and the law of the land, without sale, denial, or unreasonable delay or expense. Suits may be brought against the State, according to such regulations as shall be made by law."

Approved June 21, 1976