CHAPTER 235 - COURT OF COMMON PLEAS - KENT COUNTY

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT CREATING THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS FOR KENT COUNTY.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 262 of Volume 37, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 199, Volume 38, Laws of Delaware, be further amended by adding after Section 19 thereof a new Section to be known as Section 20 of said Ad.

Section 20. The Court of Common Pleas for Kent County shall have concurrent jurisdiction to bear, try and finally determine all violations committed within the limits of Kent County and to punish all persons convicted of said offenses agreeable to the Laws of this State, or to the Common Law, of the following offenses:--

A. All charges of harboring a male or female child under eighteen years of age, as set forth in paragraph 4709 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, 1915.

B. All charges relating to lotteries, gaming or wagering contests, as set forth in Article 31 of Chapter 100 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, 1915, comprising paragraphs 3564, 3565, 3566, 3567, and 3569.

C. All charges relating to the unlawful taking of corn or fence materials, felling or barking trees, as set forth in 4742, Section 22, Chapter 150 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1915.

D. All charges or offenses mentioned or set forth in Sections 10, 11 and 12 of Chapter 50, Volume 35, Laws of Delaware, relating to the State Forestry Department, and concerning the protection of trees and shrubs on public or private property.

. All charges or offenses mentioned or set forth in Sections 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 of Chapter 72, Volume 37, Laws of Delaware, relating to the State Forestry Department and concerning the protection of forests, brush and grass lands, from fire.

Section 2. Such jurisdiction shall extend to and include any amendment, supplement or addition heretofore, or hereafter made in relation to the matters and offenses herein enumerated.

Approved April 12, 1935.