CHAPTER 248

INCREASING SALARY OF CHANCELLOR, CHIEF JUSTICE AND ASSOCIATE JUDGES

AN ACT AMENDING CHAPTER 12 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO SALARIES OF STATE OFFICERS BY PROVIDING FOR AN INCREASE IN THE SALARY OF THE CHANCELLOR, CHIEF JUSTICE AND ASSOCIATE JUDGES.

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

Section 1. That 369. Sec. 7 of Chapter 12 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out 369. Sec. 7, Chapter 12 and inserting in lieu thereof a new Section to be known as 369. Sec. 7. as follows:

369. Sec. 7. Judiciary: The Chancellor, Chief Justice and Associate Judges Shall Receive as Compensation for Their Service the Following Salaries, To Wit:--The Chancellor shall receive annually the sum of Twelve Thousand Five Hundred Dollars; the Chief Justice shall receive annually the sum of Twelve Thousand Five Hundred Dollars; the Associate Judges shall each receive annually the sum of Twelve Thousand Dollars.

The Chancellor shall receive as compensation for reporting the decisions of the Court of Chancery, the Orphans' Court in the respective counties, and appeals in the Supreme Court from the Court of Chancery, and Orphans' Court, the additional sum of Two Hundred Dollars per annum; and the Associate Judge resident in Kent County shall receive as additional compensation for reporting all other decisions of the Supreme Court, the Superior Court, the Court of General Sessions and the Court of Oyer and Terminer in the respective counties, the additional sum of Two Hundred Dollars per annum.

Approved April 9, 1947.