CHAPTER 169

JAILS AND WORKHOUSES

RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF PRISONERS FROM THE NEW CASTLE COUNTY WORKHOUSE TO THE SUSSEX COUNTY JAIL, ETC.

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS OR THE COURT OF OYER AND TERMINER, OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, SITTING IN AND FOR SUSSEX COUNTY, TO RE-SENTENCE AND TRANSFER TO THE CUSTODY OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE PRISON, PRISON FARM, COURTHOUSE AND COURTHOUSE ANNEX OF SUSSEX COUNTY, PRISONERS COMMITTED TO, AND SERVING TERMS IN THE NEW CASTLE COUNTY WORKHOUSE, HERETOFORE COMMITTED TO THE CUSTODY OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE NEW CASTLE COUNTY WORKHOUSE, BY THE COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS OR COURT OF OYER AND TERMINER, OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, SITTING IN AND FOR SUSSEX COUNTY.

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 Sussex County, be and is hereby authorized and fully empowered to re-sentence and transfer to the Custody of "The Board of Trustees of the Prison, Prison Farm, Courthouse and Courthouse Annex of Sussex County," all prisoners committed to or serving terms in the New Castle County Workhouse, New Castle County, State of Delaware, heretofore committed to the custody of The Board of Trustees of the New Castle County Workhouse, by the Court of General Sessions or the Court of Oyer and Terminer of the State of Delaware, sitting in and for Sussex County.

Section 2. That the Board of Trustees of the New Castle County Workhouse, or the Warden of New Castle County Workhouse, upon order of either of the said Courts, or both, are hereby authorized and directed to bring before the said courts, sitting in and for Sussex County, such prisoners as mentioned in Section

1 of this Act, and as ordered by the Courts, and upon being resentenced as aforesaid, the said Board of Trustees of the New Castle County Workhouse, or the Warden of New Castle County Workhouse, shall deliver the said prisoners to the custody of The Board of Trustees of the Prison, Prison Farm, Courthouse and Courthouse Annex of Sussex County, in accordance with the re-sentence and order of the Court.

Section 3. That the Levy Court of Sussex County shall pay to the said Board of Trustees of the New Castle County Workhouse all expenses incurred in carrying out the purposes of this Act, as approved by said Courts.

Approved March 10, 1943.

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