CHAPTER 242 - JURORS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 131 OF THE REVISED CODE OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE QUALIFICATIONS AND EXEMPTIONS OF JURORS.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 131, of the Revised Code of Delaware as amended by Chapter 240, Volume 28 and Chapter 38, Volume 39, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing all of 4252 Section 1 thereof and inserting in lieu thereof the following Section to be styled 4252, Section 1.

4252. Sec. 1. Jurors; Who Qualified to Serve; Who Exempt; Public Officer, When Exempt:--All persons qualified to vote at the general election shall be liable to serve as jurors; except public officers of this State, or of the United States, Attorneys-at-Law, ordained ministers of the Gospel, officers of colleges and teachers of public schools, practicing physicians and surgeons regularly licensed, licensed dentists and dental surgeons, licensed pharmacists and assistant pharmacists, licensed practitioners of veterinary medicine, undertakers and embalmers regularly licensed, cashiers of incorporated banks, registration officers and inspectors of election.

No public officer, above mentioned, shall be exempt or excused from Jury duty by reason of being such public officer, except when he is in the actual discharge of the duties of his office, provided that any member of the General Assembly may during the time for which he is elected claim exemption from jury service.

Section 2. This Act shall be effective July 1, 1935.

Approved April 18, 1935.