CHAPTER 248

WILMINGTON

AN ACT TO REVISE AND CONSOLIDATE THE STATUTES RELATING TO THE CITY OF WILMINGTON PROVIDING THE ELIGIBILITY TO APPOINTMENT AND FOR HOLDING OFFICE AS A MEMBER OF ANY BOARD OR COMMISSION OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF WILMINGTON.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all the Members of each Branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. On and after the passage of this Act, no person shall be eligible to appointment as a member of any Board or Commission of The Mayor and Council of Wilmington who shall not be a qualified voter of the State, and an inhabitant of the City of Wilmington for the last five years preceding his appointment. Any person appointed as a member of any such Board or Commission shall, during the term of his appointment, continue to be a qualified voter of the State of Delaware and an inhabitant of the City of Wilmington. Should any member of any Board or Commission, during the term for which he has been appointed, cease to have the qualifications required for eligibility to appointment, his office shall immediately become vacant and such vacancy shall be filled as provided for that office.

Section 2. The terms of persons holding office by appointment of The Mayor and Council of Wilmington, prior to the time this Act becomes effective, shall not be vacated or otherwise affected by this Act.

Section 3. All Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with this Act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Section 4. That this Act shall be deemed and taken to be a part of the Constitution and fundamental law of the said The Mayor and Council of Wilmington and shall have as full force and effect as if incorporated in and made a part of the Charter and Laws of the said The Mayor and Council of Wilmington.

Approved June 5, 1951.