AN ACT regulating the Assignment of Liquor Licenses.

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

SECTION 1. That from and after the passage of this act all licenses granted or issued in this State for the sale of intoxicating liquors may be transferred and assigned to an incoming tenant, or other proper person, with the approval of the Associate Judge residing in the county, or, in his absence Approval of from the county, or he being unable to act, then with the approval of the Chief Justice. And every such transfer shall be entered by the clerk of the peace for the county wherein such license has been granted on the license docket under the order granting such license. Such entry shall consist of the date of transfer and approval, by whom approved and to whom assigned.

SECTION 2. The clerk of the peace shall receive a fee of fifty cents for making the entry aforesaid. And every such of assignment, approved as aforesaid, and entered in said docket as aforesaid, shall operate to vest in the assignee therein named the same rights and privileges to which the original licensee was entitled, and such assignee shall be subject to the same liabilities and penalties as are imposed by law on said original licensee.

Passed at Dover, April 23, 1897.