CHAPTER 158 - NEW CASTLE

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED, AN ACT AMENDING, REVISING AND CONSOLIDATING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF NEW CASTLE," BY AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF LANDS PURCHASED BY THE CITY ON TAX SALES.

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 concurring therein):

Section 1. That Chapter 216, Volume 27, Laws of Delaware, entitled "An Act amending, revising and consolidating the charter of the City of New Castle" be and the same is hereby amended by adding at the end of Section 20 of said Act, a new paragraph as follows:--

"Any real estate now or hereafter purchased by the City at sales for taxes, may be sold by order of The Council of said City, and deed for the same shall be made to the purchaser or purchasers and executed for the Municipal Corporation by the Mayor and the President of Council and the City Clerk. Such deed shall convey all the rights of the Municipal Corporation in the property, and the proceeds of such sales shall be deposited in the City Treasury as part of the general tax money of the City."

Approved April 7, 1937.