CHAPTER 4 - CESSION OF LANDS TO THE U. S. GOVERNMENT

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE CONSENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO THE ACQUISITION BY THE UNITED STATES OF LANDS AT THE MOUTH OF MISPILLION RIVER IN CEDAR CREEK HUNDRED, SUSSEX COUNTY, STATE OF DELAWARE," BEING CHAPTER 6, VOLUME 38, LAWS OF DELAWARE.

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

Section 1. That the Act entitled "AN ACT granting the consent of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware to the acquisition by the United States of Lands at the, mouth of the Mispillion River in Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware" being Chapter 6, Volume 38, of the Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out Section 2 and by substituting in lieu thereof anew Section 2 as follows:

"Section 2. Jurisdiction over the said lands, which have heretofore been acquired or which shall hereafter be acquired, is hereby granted and ceded to the United States; provided, that the sovereignty and jurisdiction of this State shall extend over the said lands so far as that all civil process and such criminal process as may issue under the authority of this State against any person or persons charged with crimes or other offenses committed without such lands may be executed thereon in the same way and manner as if this consent had not been given."

Approved March 13, 1935.