CHAPTER 248

COUNTY OFFICES

CHANGING THE TIMES THAT OFFICES SHALL BE KEPT OPEN

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 52 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO "COUNTY OFFICES" BY CHANGING THE TIMES THAT THE OFFICES OF THE RESPECTIVE PROTHONOTARIES, CLERKS OF THE PEACE, CLERKS OF THE ORPHANS' COURT, REGISTERS IN CHANCERY, REGISTERS OF WILLS, RECORDERS AND SHERIFFS SHALL BE KEPT OPEN.

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

Section 1. That 1588. Sec. 1. of Chapter 52, Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing the first paragraph and by inserting in lieu thereof a new first paragraph as follows:

The respective Prothonotaries, Clerks of the Peace, Clerks of the Orphans' Court, Registers in Chancery, Registers of Wills, Recorders and Sheriffs, shall keep all records, books, papers, and other things belonging to their respective offices, in their said offices respectively, which shall be kept open at all times (Sundays throughout the year and Saturdays during the months of July and August excepted.)

Approved June 8, 1949.