CHAPTER 27

BRIDGEVILLE

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF, BRIDGEVILLE," BEING CHAPTER 158, VOLUME 43, LAWS OF DELAWARE, WITH REFERENCE TO THE AMOUNT OF TAXES RAISED AND THE COLLECTION THEREOF.

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 branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. That Section 18, Chapter 158, Volume 43, Laws of Delaware, be, and it is hereby, amended by deleting the words "Twelve Thousand" where the same appear in the twentieth line of said section, and by substituting in lieu thereof the words "Twenty Thousand."

Section 2. That Chapter 158, Volume 43, Laws of Delaware, 1941, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing all of Section 40 of said Chapter and by substituting and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 40, as follows:

Section 40. On all town taxes assessed as aforesaid and paid before the first day of July in the year such taxes are assessed, an abatement or discount of five per centum shall be allowed; on all town taxes thereafter paid by the thirtieth day of September following, no abatement or discount shall be allowed. Taxes not paid by the thirtieth day of September of the year for which said taxes are assessed and due may be collectible by legal proceedings and may be placed in the hands of a County Constable for collection of taxes and costs, by suit if necessary.

Approved April 26, 1949