SETTLEMENT OF PERSONAL ESTATES
AN ACT to amend Chapter 98 of the Revised Code of Delaware (1915) relating to the Settlement of Personal Estates.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That Chapter 98 of the Revised Code of Delaware (1915) relating to the settlement of personal estates be and the same is hereby amended by striking out all of the second paragraph of 3389, Section 56 thereof and substituting in lieu thereof the following:
No devise or legacy in favor of a brother or sister or children of a brother or sister of any Testator dying after the fifteenth day of March, A. D. 1909, such testator not leaving a lineal descendant, shall be deemed or held to lapse or become void by reason of the decease of such devisee or legatee in the lifetime of the Testator if such devisee or legatee shall leave issue surviving the Testator ; but such devise or legacy shall be good and available in favor of such surviving issue with like effect as if such devisee or legatee had survived the Testator, saving always to every Testator the right to direct otherwise.
Approved April 26, 1929.