CHAPTER 307

RELATING TO THE MUNICIPAL COURT OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 67 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MUNICIPAL COURT FOR THE CITY OF WILMINGTON TO PERMIT THE FIXING OF BAIL BINDING WITNESSES FOR THEIR APPEARANCE IN CASES INVOLVING THE COMMISSION OF FELONIES.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 67 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding to 2411. Sec. 3. a new Section to be known and styled as 2411A. Sec. 3A. as follows:

2411A. Sec. 3A. The House Sergeant on duty as such at the Police Station in the City of Wilmington shall have power and authority to bind witnesses for their appearances at any time of the day or night, and may require surety of them, if necessary, in those cases where the offense charged to have been committed is a felony. Bail bonds taken as surety as authorized by this Section shall be as binding, effectual and subject to the same liabilities and proceedings as if the same had been taken by a Judge of the Municipal Court. The said bail bonds taken as surety shall, at the session of said Municipal Court next ensuing the taking of the same as aforesaid, be filed with the Clerk of the said Court.

Approved June 5, 1951.