AN ACT to amend Chapter 89, Revised Code.

Be it enacted by The Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

SECTION I. That Chapter 89, Revised Code, 1874, be and the same is hereby amended by adding to the end of Section 1 of said Chapter, the following:

"In case any attesting and subscribing witness to a will shall be dead, or not within the State at the time such will is presented for probate, proof of the signature of such witness shall be sufficient. If that cannot be made, then proof of the signature of the testate shall be sufficient. In every such case, the parties interested shall have notice of the time for taking such proof. In respect to parties not within the State, the Register of Wills may order such service or publication of notice as he may deem proper."

Passed at Dover, April 4, 1889,