CHAPTER 175

JUVENILE DELINQUENTS AND PROBATION COMMITMENT OF CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN TO CUSTODY OF DELAWARE COMMISSION FOR THE FEEBLE MINDED

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 116 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "JUVENILE DELINQUENTS AND PROBATION", RELATING TO THE COMMITMENT. OF CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN YEARS TO THE CUSTODY OF THE DELAWARE COMMISSION FOR THE FEEBLE MINDED.

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. That Chapter 116 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, shall be and is hereby further amended by adding after 4352. Sec. 37. a new section to be known and designated 4352A. Sec. 37A.

4352A. Sec. 37A. The Juvenile Court for Kent and Sussex Counties shall have concurrent jurisdiction relative to admissions and commitments to the custody of the Delaware Commission for the Feeble Minded as provided by Article 12, Chapter 70, of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, in the case of children under the age of eighteen years who have been found to be delinquent, dependent or neglected by said Court.

Approved April 4, 1947.