CHAPTER 208 - DUTY OF JUSTICE OF THE PEACE IN ALL CIVIL AND CRIMINAL CASES

AN ACT RELATING TO JUSTICES OF THE PEACE; DUTY TO INFORM DEFENDANTS AND PARTY LITIGANTS OF RIGHT TO APPEAL.

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

Section 1. It shall be the duty of all Justices of the Peace in this State, after passing judgment in all civil and criminal cases, to immediately advise the party litigants in civil cases and defendants in criminal cases of their right to take an appeal from the decision of the Justice of the Peace and to inform all party litigants and defendants of the time and manner in which the appeal must be taken. The records of the Justice of the Peace shall contain an entry indicating the information given by the Justice of the Peace.

Approved April 26, 1937.