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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 47

AN ACT TO AMEND 5101, SUBCHAPTER 1, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 13, OF THE DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE MARRIAGE OF MENTAL HOSPITAL PATIENTS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. 5101, Subchapter 1, Chapter 1, Title 13, of the Delaware Code, is hereby amended by deleting subsection (bX2) and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"(2) A patient in a mental hospital, unless such person first files with the Clerk of the Peace to whom he makes application for a marriage license a certificate signed by the superintendent of the mental hospital in which such person is a patient stating that such person is fit to marry, and unless such person in other respects may lawfully marry;".

Approved June 26, 1979.