CHAPTER 106

AUTHORIZING PROTHONOTARY OF SUSSEX COUNTY TO MAKE INDICES OF JUDGMENTS

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE PROTHONTARY OF THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, IN AND FOR SUSSEX COUNTY, TO MAKE INDICES OF JUDGMENTS IN HIS OFFICE.

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

Section 1. That the Prothonotary of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware, in and for Sussex County, be and he is hereby authorized and directed to make or cause to be made complete indices, both direct and reverse, of all the unsatisfied judgments entered in said Superior Court from the April Term, A. D. 1862, to the present time. In making said indices he shall use the Campbell system of indexing, and the record of said judgments shall be examined to ascertain the satisfactions of all judgments. The Prothonotary is authorized to procure such books as shall be necessary and proper for that purpose, the costs of which shall be paid by the Levy Court of Sussex County.

Section 2. That the Levy Court of Sussex County be and it is hereby authorized and directed to appoint, from among the members of the Sussex County bar, two commissioners, who shall examine said indices after the said Prothonotary shall have completed the same, and if they approve the execution and correctness of said indices, they shall certify their approval on each record thereof, and upon said certification the said indices shall become and be the indices to all the unsatisfied judgments of record in said Superior Court from the year A. D. 1862, to the present time.

Section 3. That the said Prothonotary shall receive for his services in making said indices a just and reasonable compensation to be determined and paid by the Levy Court of Sussex County upon having filed with it the certificate of said commissioners of their approval of said indices. The Prothonotary is also authorized to employ necessary clerical assistance at a compensation to be determined and paid by the Levy Court of Sussex County. The said commissioners shall also receive for their services a just and reasonable compensation to be determined and paid by the Levy Court of Sussex County.

Approved March 28, 1947.