CHAPTER 223 - JUVENILE COURT—KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 116 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 204, VOLUME 41, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AND RELATING TO THE COMPENSATIONS OF A PROBATION OFFICER OR OFFICERS, AND FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE JUVENILE COURT OF KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH THE WORK AND ACTIVITIES OF SAID PROBATION OFFICER OR OFFICERS.

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, as amended by Chapter 204, Volume 41, Laws of Delaware, shall be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out all of 4353 A, Section 38A of said Chapter 116 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, and inserting in lieu thereof the following to be known as 4353 A, Section 38A.

4353 A, Sec. 38 A. 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 Twenty-four Hundred ($2400.00) 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 One Thousand ($1000.00) Dollars during any twelve month period.

All salaries and all expenses, including traveling expenses, authorized and provided for in Paragraph 1 of this Section shall be paid by the Levy Court of Kent County or by the Levy Court of Sussex County, for the probation officer named for said county, upon the presentation of an itemized statement showing such claim or claims approved by the Judge of the said Juvenile Court.

Approved May 9, 1941.