CHAPTER 64

FAMILY COURT FOR NEW CASTLE COUNTY

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 241, VOLUME 45, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 306, VOLUME 47, LAWS OF DELAWARE, WITH REFERENCE TO THE FAMILY COURT FOR NEW CASTLE COUNTY BY GIVING THE SAID COURT EXCLUSIVE ORIGINAL JURISDICTION IN THAT COUNTY OF THE OFFENSE OF LEWDLY AND LASCIVIOUSLY PLAYING OR TOYING WITH A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN YEARS.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 241, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 306, Volume 47, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out subsection (r) in Section 3 thereof, and by enacting and inserting in lieu thereof a new sub-section (r) as follows:

"(r) Of the offense of lewdly and lasciviously playing or toying with a child under the age of sixteen years as provided by Paragraph 5168. Sec. 12, of Chapter 149 of the Revised Code of Delaware of 1935, as amended."

Approved May 1, 1951.