CHAPTER 173 - NEW CASTLE

AN ACT TO FURTHER AMEND CHAPTER 216, VOLUME 27, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT AMENDING, REVISING AND CONSOLIDATING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF NEW CASTLE", BY CHANGING THE PENALTY ON UNPAID CITY TAXES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (with the concurrence of two-thirds of all the members elected to each House of the General Assembly):

Section 1. That Section 20 of Chapter 216, Volume 27, Laws of Delaware, entitled "An Act amending, revising and consolidating the Charter of the City of New Castle", as now amended, be further amended by striking out all of the last paragraph of Section 20 of said Act, and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"On all taxes paid before the First day of September in the year in which they are due, there shall be an abatement of Five Per Cent; on all taxes paid after the First day of September and before the First day of December, there shall be an abatement of Three Per Cent; on all taxes not paid by the First day of January, there shall be added One-Half of One Per Cent per month until the same shall be paid."

Approved April 1, 1935.