CHAPTER 107

MOTOR VEHICLES - PROVIDING FOR APPEAL FROM CONVICTION BY ALDERMAN OR MAYOR

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR APPEAL FROM CONVICTION BY AN ALDERMAN OR A MAYOR OF ANY INCORPORATED TOWN OR CITY IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

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. Any person convicted before any Alderman or Mayor of any incorporated city or town in the State of Delaware for the violation of any city or town ordinance shall have the right to an appeal from such conviction to the Court of General Sessions of the County in which he shall have been so convicted, upon giving bond to the State with surety satisfactory to the Alderman or Mayor before whom such person was convicted, binding said person taking the appeal to appear before said Court of General Sessions. Notice of such an appeal shall be given to such Alderman or Mayor within five (5) days from the time of conviction, counting the day of conviction as one, and said bond with surety shall be filed within the aforesaid five (5) days. Such appeal shall be prosecuted and the proceedings therein shall be had as in an appeal from a conviction before a Justice of the Peace in the case of a violation of the Laws relating to the operation of motor vehicles.

Approved March 28, 1947.