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STATE FORESTRY DEPARTMENT PROVIDING FOR CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE AND COURT OF COMMON PLEAS TO HEAR, TRY AND DETERMINE OFFENSES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 23 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO STATE FORESTRY DEPARTMENT BY PROVIDING FOR CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OF THE JUSTICES OF THE PEACE AND COURTS OF COMMON PLEAS TO HEAR, TRY AND DETERMINE OFFENSES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. That Chapter 23 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing 721. Sec. 13 thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a new section to be known as 721. Sec. 13 thereof as follows:

721. Sec. 13. Jurisdiction of Justices of the Peace and Courts of Common Pleas; Fines, to Whom Paid:--Wherever the Court of Jurisdiction is not specifically named in this Chapter, the Justices of the Peace and the Courts of Common Pleas in this State shall, within their respective counties, have plenary concurrent jurisdiction to hear, try and determine all charges and offenses committed in violation of the provisions of this Chapter.

Approved April 2, 1947.