2018 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
CHAPTER 11. ESCHEATS
Subchapter II Unclaimed Property
§ 1171. Examination to determine compliance with chapter.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 1171 (2018)

The State Escheator, at reasonable times and on reasonable notice, may do any of the following:

(1) Examine the records of a person or the records in the possession of an agent, representative, subsidiary, or affiliate of the person under examination in order to determine whether the person complied with this chapter.

(2) Take testimony of a person, including the person's employee, agent, representative, subsidiary, or affiliate, to determine whether the person complied with this chapter.

(3) Issue an administrative subpoena to require that the records specified in paragraph (1) of this section be made available for examination and that the testimony specified in paragraph (2) of this section be provided.

(4) Bring an action in the Court of Chancery seeking enforcement of an administrative subpoena issued under paragraph (3) of this section, which the Court shall consider under procedures that will lead to an expeditious resolution of the action.

67 Del. Laws, c. 267, § 2; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 77 Del. Laws, c. 417, § 4; 80 Del. Laws, c. 2, § 1; 80 Del. Laws, c. 114, § 1; 81 Del. Laws, c. 1, § 2.

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