CHAPTER 260

SALARIES OF STATE OFFICERS RESPECTING SALARIES AND COMPENSATION OF THE JUDICIARY

AN ACT AMENDING CHAPTER 12 OF THE REVISED CODE OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, 1935, ENTITLED "SALARIES OF STATE OFFICERS," IN RESPECT OF THE SALARIES AND COMPENSATION OF THE JUDICIARY.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 12 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same hereby is further amended by striking out 369. Sec. 7. of Chapter 12 and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

369. Sec. 7. JUDICIARY: THE CHIEF JUSTICE, JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT, THE CHANCELLOR, PRESIDENT JUDGE, ASSOCIATE JUDGES, AND THE VICE CHANCELLOR SHALL RECEIVE AS COMPENSATION FOR THEIR SERVICES THE FOLLOWING SALARIES, TO WIT:--The Chief Justice shall receive annually the sum of Seventeen Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($17,500.00); the Justices of the Supreme Court shall receive annually the sum of Seventeen Thousand Dollars ($17,000.00); the Chancellor shall receive annually the sum of Fifteen Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($15,500.00); the President Judge of the Superior Court and of the Orphans' Court shall receive annually the sum of Fifteen Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($15,500.00); the Associate Judges shall each receive annually the sum of Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000.00); the Vice Chancellor shall receive annually the sum of Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000.00).

The Chancellor shall receive as compensation for reporting the decisions of the Court of Chancery, the Orphans' Court in the respective Counties, and appeals in the Supreme Court from the Court of Chancery, and Orphans' Court, the additional sum of Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00) per annum; and the Associate Judge resident in Kent County shall receive as additional compensation for reporting all other decisions of the Supreme Court and the Superior Court in the respective Counties, the additional sum of Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00) per annum.

Approved June 5, 1951.