CHAPTER 111

SALARIES OF CERTAIN COUNTY OFFICERS IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 53 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALARIES OF CERTAIN COUNTY OFFICERS, BY INCREASING THE SALARIES AND CHANGING THE NUMBERS OF DEPUTIES AND CLERKS IN CERTAIN COUNTY OFFICES IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 53 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same hereby is further amended by striking out and repealing all of the second paragraph of 1598, Sec. 7., thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a new paragraph, as follows:

In New Castle County, the Clerk of the Peace may select and employ one Chief Deputy at an annual salary of Thirty-six Hundred Dollars ($3,600.00), and four Clerks, each at the annual salary of Twenty-eight Hundred Dollars ($2,800.00); the Sheriff, one Chief Deputy at the annual salary of Thirty-six Hundred Dollars ($3,600.00), and one other Deputy at an annual salary of Thirty-two Hundred Dollars ($3,200.00) and eight additional Deputies, each at an annual salary of Twenty-eight Hundred Dollars ($2,800.00); the Prothonotary, one Chief Deputy at an annual salary of Thirty-six Hundred Dollars ($3,600.00), and one other Deputy at an annual salary of Thirty-two Hundred Dollars ($3,200.00), and five Clerks, each at an annual salary of Twenty-eight Hundred Dollars ($2,800.00); the Recorder, one Chief Deputy, at an annual salary of Thirty-six Hundred Dollars ($3,600.00), and two other Deputies or Index Clerks, each at an annual salary of Thirty-two Hundred Dollars ($3,200.00), and twenty-five clerks, each at an annual salary of Twenty-eight Hundred Dollars ($2,800.00), and two caretakers, each at an annual salary of Eighteen Hundred Dollars ($1,800.00); the Register of Wills, one Chief Deputy, at an annual salary of Thirty-six Hundred Dollars ($3,600.00), and one other Deputy at an annual salary of Thirty-two Hundred Dollars ($3,200.00), and one Chief Clerk at an annual salary of Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000.00), and eight Clerks, each at an annual salary of Twenty-eight Hundred Dollars ($2,800.00); the Register in Chancery and Clerk of the Orphans' Court, one Chief Deputy, at an annual salary of Thirty-six Hundred Dollars ($3,600.00), one other Deputy at an annual salary of Thirty-two Hundred Dollars ($3,200.00), and five Clerks each at an annual salary of Twenty-eight Hundred Dollars ($2,800.00); the Coroner, one Chief Deputy, at an annual salary of Twenty-two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($2,250.00), and one other Deputy at an annual salary of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00).

Section 2. This Act shall become effective on the First day of July, A. D. 1951.

Approved May 15, 1951.