CHAPTER 204 - JUVENILE COURT KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 116 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, BY PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A JUVENILE COURT FOR KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES AND FOR THE REGULATION OF THE CARE, TREATMENT, AND CONTROL OF DELINQUENT, INCORRIGIBLE, AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN IN KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES, BY PROVIDING FOR THE COMPENSATION OF A PROBATION OFFICER OR OFFICERS, AND FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE SAID COURT.
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 House concurring therein):
Section 1. That Chapter 116 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, shall be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto the following new section to be known as 4353A. Sec. 38A.
4353A. Sec. 38A. The compensation of the probation officer or officers for the said Juvenile Court shall be fixed by the Judge of the said Court, provided that the total compensation to be paid to the Probation Officer or Officers shall not exceed Eighteen Hundred ($1800.00) Dollars annually. The actual travelling expenses incurred by any Probation Officer while in the performance of his duty shall be paid upon approval thereof by the Judge of said Court. The actual expenses of said Court, including mileage, shall also be paid by the Levy Court of Kent County and the Levy Court of Sussex County as hereinafter provided; provided, however, that the total expenses of said Court, including travelling expenses, shall not exceed the sum of Seven Hundred ($700.00) Dollars during any twelve month period.
All salaries and all expenses, including travelling expenses, authorized and provided for in Paragraph 1 of this Section shall be paid in equal shares, one-half by the Levy Court of Kent County and one-half by the Levy Court of Sussex County, upon the presentation of an itemized statement showing such claim or claims approved by the Judge of the said Juvenile Court.
Approved May 20, 1937.