GENERAL PROVISIONS RESPECTING THE POLICE KEEPERS OF HOTELS, INNS OR BOARDING HOUSES
AN ACT to amend Chapter 100, of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, by inserting an additional article In relation to the liability of keepers of hotels, Inns or boarding houses.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
That the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by adding a new Article to Chapter 100, to be known as 3575 a. Sec. 140 a.
Whenever the proprietor or proprietors of any Hotel, Inn or Boarding House shall provide a good, sufficient and secure safe or vault, in the office or other convenient place in such Hotel, Inn or Boarding House, for the safe keeping of any money, goods, jewelry and valuables belonging to the guests and boarders of such Hotel, Inn or Boarding House, and shall notify the guests and boarders thereof, by placing in every lodging room, and other conspicuous places, printed cards or notices, stating the fact that such safe or vault is provided in which such goods, jewelry and valuables may be deposited, and that the proprietor or proprietors thereof will not be responsible for said money, goods, jewelry and valuables unless deposited in said safe or vault, and if such guest or boarder shall neglect to deposit such money, goods, jewelry or valuables in such safe or vault, the proprietor or proprietors, as aforesaid, shall not be liable for any loss of such money, goods, jewelry or valuables sustained by such guest, by theft, or otherwise.
Approved March 28, A. D. 1921.