CHAPTER 215 - JAILS AND WORKHOUSES

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS OR THE COURT OF OYER AND TERMINER, OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, SITTING IN AND FOR KENT COUNTY, IN THE DISCRETION OF THE COURT, TO RESENTENCE AND TRANSFER TO THE CUSTODY OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE NEW CASTLE COUNTY WORKHOUSE, PRISONERS COMMITTED TO, AND SERVING TERMS IN, OR HEREAFTER COMMITTED TO, AND SERVING TERMS IN, THE KENT COUNTY JAIL.

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

Section 1. That the Court of General Sessions or the Court of Oyer and Terminer, of the State of Delaware, sitting in and for Kent County, in the discretion of the Court, be and is hereby authorized and fully empowered to resentence and transfer to the custody of the Board of Trustees of the New Castle County Workhouse, prisoners committed to, and serving terms in, or hereafter committed to, and serving terms in, the Kent County Jail.

Section 2. That the Sheriff of Kent County, upon order of the Court, is hereby authorized and directed to bring before the Court, such prisoners as mentioned in Section 1. of this Act, and as ordered by the Court, and upon being resentenced as aforesaid, the said Sheriff shall deliver the said prisoners to the custody of the Board of Trustees of the New Castle County Workhouse, in accordance with the resentence and order of the Court.

Section 3. That the Levy Court of Kent County shall pay to the said Board of Trustees of the New Castle County Workhouse for the support and maintenance of the prisoners so committed from their respective Counties.

Approved April 8, 1941.