CHAPTER 216

CORONERS - RESPECTING BURIAL OF BODIES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 49 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, ENTITLED "CORONERS," IN THE RESPECT OF BURIAL OF BODIES.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 49 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be, and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing all of 1538. Sec. 20. thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a new Section to be known as 1538. Sec. 20. as follows:

1538. Sec. 20. Burial of Body; When and How:--In any case within the Jurisdiction of the Coroner, where it shall be incumbent on the County to bury the person found dead, the Coroner shall procure an undertaker to bury the body, who upon presenting a bill to the Levy Court of the County having jurisdiction, approved by the Coroner of the said County, shall be allowed and paid by the said Levy Court, the sum of Seventy-five Dollars for the burial of an adult person and the sum of Fifty Dollars for the burial of a child.

Section 2. That all Acts, or parts of Acts, inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

Approved June 5, 1951.