CHAPTER 86 - ADDITIONAL DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 6 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO STATE REVENUE, BY AUTHORIZING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO APPOINT A SEPARATE AND ADDITIONAL DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL TO GIVE COUNSEL, ADVICE, AND LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO THE STATE TAX DEPARTMENT IN MATTERS RELATING TO INHERITANCE TAXES.

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

Section 1. That Article 10 of Chapter 6 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be amended by striking out all of the last or tenth grammatical paragraph of 138 Sec. 104 of said Chapter and by inserting in lieu thereof the following:

It shall be the duty of the Attorney General to give counsel, advice, and legal assistance to the Tax Department and to assist in the prosecution of violations of this Article, when such counsel, advice, or assistance is requested by the Tax Department. The Attorney General is hereby authorized to appoint an additional Deputy Attorney General who shall give such counsel, advice, and legal assistance, and shall assist in such prosecutions when called on by the Tax Department, and shall perform such other duties as may be from time to time assigned to him by the Attorney General. Such Deputy Attorney General shall be in addition to the Deputy Attorney General provided by 165 Section 131 of Article 12 of this chapter. Such Deputy Attorney General shall hold office at the pleasure of the Attorney General and shall receive a salary of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) per annum, payable in the same manner as other state officers, from the appropriations to the Tax Department or otherwise from the funds of said Department available for such purpose.

Approved May 6, 1941.