CHAPTER 312

JUVENILE DELINQUENTS AND PROBATION RESPECTING COMPENSATION OF PROBATION OFFICER

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 116 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "JUVENILE DELINQUENTS AND PROBATION," IN RESPECT OF THE COMPENSATION OF THE PROBATION OFFICER FOR THE COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS IN KENT COUNTY AND THE PROBATION OFFICERS OF THE JUVENILE COURT FOR KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES.

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

Section 1. That the first paragraph of 4318. Section 3, Article 1, Chapter 116 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out all of Paragraph 1 of said Section and substituting in lieu thereof a new paragraph providing as follows:

The said probation officer shall be an officer of the Court of General Sessions, and shall receive as compensation an annual salary to be fixed by the Court, which shall not exceed Twenty-one Hundred Dollars in New Castle County, and Eighteen Hundred Dollars in Kent County and Sussex County respectively, and shall be paid monthly by warrants of the Levy Court of the respective Counties, upon vouchers to be approved by any of the Judges of said Court, and by the County Comptroller of the respective Counties.

Section 2. That Chapter 116 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence of 4353A. Sec. 38A. thereof and inserting in lieu thereof the following sentence:

"The compensation of the probation officer or officers for the said Juvenile Court shall be fixed by the Judge of the said Court, provided that the total compensation to be paid to the Probation Officer or Officers shall not exceed Seven Thousand Dollars ($7,000.00) annually."

Approved June 5, 1951.