CHAPTER 25

AUTHORIZING PROTHONOTARY OF KENT COUNTY TO CHANGE BEGINNING PERIOD OF NEW INDICES, AND TO OMIT CERTAIN JUDGMENTS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 122 OF VOLUME 47, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1949, ENTITLED "AN -ACT TO AUTHORIZE ' THE PROTHONOTARY OF THE. SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, IN AND FOR KENT COUNTY, TO MAKE INDICES OF JUDGMENTS. IN HIS OFFICE" BY CHANGING THE BEGINNING OF THE PERIOD OF THE NEW INDICES FROM THE FEBRUARY TERM, A.D. 1900 TO THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY, A.D. 1900, BY PROVIDING FOR A REVERSE INDICES ONLY; AND BY MAKING PROVISION FOR OMITTING CERTAIN JUDGMENTS FROM SAID INDICES.

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

Section 1. That Sec. 1 of Chapter 122 of Volume 47, Laws of Delaware, 1949, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

That the Prothonotary of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware, in and for Kent County, be and he is hereby authorized and directed to make or cause to be made a complete reverse indices of all the unsatisfied judgments entered in said Superior Court from the First day of January, A. D. 1900 to the present time, except as hereinafter provided. In making said indices, he shall use the Campbell system of indexing, and the record of said judgments shall be examined to ascertain the satisfaction of all said judgments. Any and all of said judgments satisfied by the Plaintiff, an attorney of the Bar of the State of Delaware or any officer of a Plaintiff corporation, whether or not attested by the said Prothonotary or any credible person, prior to the year 1937, shall be omitted from the new indices provided for in this Act. Any and all satisfactions of said judgments attested by the said Prothonotary or by any credible person prior to the year 1937 shall be omitted from the new indices provided for in this Act. The Prothonotary is authorized to procure such books as shall be necessary and proper for that purpose, the cost of which shall be paid by the Levy Court of Kent County.

Approved March 29, 1951.