CHAPTER 90

NEWPORT

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 195, VOLUME 24, LAWS OF DELAWARE ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF NEWPORT," BY GIVING THE TOWN ALDERMAN POWER TO IMPOSE LARGER FINES.

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

Section 1. That Section 4 of Chapter 195, Volume 24, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the word "ten" after the word "exceeding" in the fifteenth line thereof, and by striking out the word "dollars" before the word "nor" in the sixteenth line thereof and inserting in lieu thereof the words "one hundred dollars, or commit the party to the New Castle County Workhouse for any period not more than thirty days, or both, or until said fine and the costs be paid."

Section 2. That Section 13 of Chapter 195, Volume 24, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out "all" after the word "exceeding" in the twenty-ninth line thereof and before the words "it shall" in the thirty-second line thereof and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "one hundred dollars, or commit the party to the New Castle County Workhouse for any period not more than thirty days, or both, or until said fine and the costs be paid."

Section 3. That Section 14 of Chapter 195, Volume 24, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the word "five" after the word "than" and before the word "days" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "thirty."