CHAPTER 139

FAMILY COURT OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY

RELATING TO BAIL OR SURETY FOR A CHILD'S APPEARANCE

IN COURT

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 241, VOLUME 45, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED HY CHAPTER 213, VOLUME 46, LAWS OF DELAWARE, BY ADDING A NEW PARAGRAPH TO SECTION 14 OF SAID ACT RELATING TO BAIL OR SURETY FOR A CHILD'S APPEARANCE AT THE FAMILY COURT FOR NEW CASTLE COUNTY WHEN ARRESTED AT ANY TIME INCLUDING A HOLIDAY, SATURDAY OR SUNDAY.

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

Section 1. That Section 14 of Chapter 241, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 213, Volume 46, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding a new paragraph to Section 14 as follows:

When any child under the age of eighteen years has been arrested at any time, including a holiday, Saturday or Sunday, he or she shall have the right to give bond or other surety for his or her appearance at the next session of said Family Court. The Clerk of the Family Court, any Justice of the Peace, the Clerk of the Municipal Court or House Sergeant on duty at the Police Station in the City of Wilmington, is hereby authorized to accept said bail or surety for his or her appearance in said Family Court.