AN ACT to amend Chapter 51, Volume 29, Laws of -Delaware, In relation to the use of a prophylactic against Inflammation of the dyes of the New-Born.

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

That Chapter 51, Volume 29) Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by repealing Section 3 thereof and by inserting in lieu thereof the following section:

Section 3. It shall be the duty of physicians, midwives or other persons in attendance upon cases of childbirth to use either a 2% solution of silver nitrate, or a 10% solution of argyrol or a 1% solution of protargol as a prophylactic against inflammation of the eyes of the new-born and to make record of the prophylactic used and to endorse the details thereof on every Birth Certificate.

Approved March 28, A, D. 1921.