Delaware Code Title 28. Sports and Amusements § 101. Legislative intent and findings;  statutory construction

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(a) It is the intent of the General Assembly in enacting this chapter to regulate amateur and professional combative sports and combative sports entertainment.  Unregulated combative sports and combative sports entertainment matches, contests, and events threaten the health, safety, and welfare not only of their participants, but also of those charged with staging and judging them, those who train to participate in them at a future time, and in some cases those who attend them.

(b) To the end of furthering the substantial and compelling interest of the people of this State in regulating combative sports and combative sporting entertainment events, and in order to promote the health, safety and welfare, of those effected by combative sports and combative sports entertainment in Delaware, this chapter shall be liberally construed so as to effectuate its purposes.

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