CHAPTER 243 - JURORS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 131 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE DRAWING OF JURORS FOR THE GRAND JURY OR PETIT JURY.

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 the State of Delaware be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto a new Section to be known as 4282 Section 31.

4282. Section 31. Whenever the Jury Commissioners as provided for in this Chapter shall select from the citizens of each County a number to serve as jurors, either on the Grand Jury, Petit Jury or Special Jury, in the event upon information or the writ or summons that the citizen so selected is either dead or has removed out of the Representative District from which he was selected, the Resident Judge of the Superior Court for each of the respective Counties of the State of Delaware shall choose a new name of a person or citizen in substitution of such person either dead or not found or removed from said Representative District as the selected juror from the same Representative District as the other person selected from said district; provided, however, that notice of such vacancy shall have been brought to the attention of the Court prior to the first day of any term of Court.

Approved April 18, 1935.