CHAPTER 139

NEW CASTLE COUNTY SALARIES OF COUNTY OFFICERS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 53 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, IN RELATION TO THE SALARIES OF THE DEPUTIES AND CLERKS OF CERTAIN COUNTY OFFICES OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY.

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

Section 1: That Chapter 53 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same 'hereby is amended by striking out and repealing all of the second paragraph of 1598. Sec. 7. thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a new paragraph as follows:

1598. Sec. 7. Deputies and Clerks; Index Clerks in New Castle County; Appointment; Salaries:--In New Castle County, the Clerk of the Peace may select and employ one Chief Deputy at an annual salary of Twenty-four Hundred Dollars ($2,400.00), and four Clerks, each at an annual salary of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00); the Sheriff, two Chief Deputies, at an annual salary of Twenty-four Hundred Dollars ($2,400.00) each, and eight additional Deputies, each at an annual salary of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00); the Prothonotary, one Chief Deputy at an annual salary of Twenty-four Hundred Dollars ($2,400.00), and six Clerks, each at an annual salary of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00); the Recorder, one Chief Deputy, and two other Deputies or Index Clerks, each at an annual salary of Twenty-four Hundred Dollars ($2,400.00), and twenty-five Clerks, each at an annual salary of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00), and two caretakers, each at an annual salary of One Thousand Two Hundred Dollars ($1,200.00); the Register of Wills, one Chief Deputy at an annual salary of Twenty-four Hundred Dollars ($2,400.00), and one other Deputy at an annual salary of Twenty-four Hundred Dollars ($2,400.00) and one Chief Clerk at an annual salary of Two Thousand One Hundred Dollars ($2,100.00), and eight Clerks, each at an annual salary of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00); the Register in Chancery and Clerk of the Orphans' Court, one Chief Deputy, at an' annual salary of Twenty-four Hundred Dollars ($2,400.00), and six Clerks' each at an annual salary of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00); the Coroner, one Chief Deputy, at an annual salary of Fifteen Hundred Dollars ($1,500.00).

Section 2. This Act shall become effective on the first day of the month following its approval.

Approved April 3, 1947.