AN ACT to amend Section 0, of Chapter 100, of the Revised Statutes of Delaware, entitled Of Pleading and Practice in Civil Actions.

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

SECTION 1. That Section 6, of Chapter 106, of the Revised Statutes, be, and hereby is amended by adding thereto the following, viz: And in any action by or against any corporation, it shall not be necessary for the plaintiff or the trial to prove the incorporation and existence of such corporation, but the same shall be taken to be admitted as alleged on the record unless the defendant, or when there is more than one defendant, some one of the defendants shall have filed, at or before the time of filing the plea in such action, an affidavit denying the existence of the corporation as alleged. Such affidavit may be made by the president, secretary, treasurer, cashier or any director of any corporation defendant.

Passed at Dover, April 5, 1881.