CHAPTER 227

RELATING TO CITY OF NEWARK

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE 'TOWN OF NEWARK' TO THE 'CITY OF NEWARK' AND ESTABLISHING A CHARTER THEREFOR" BY CHANGING THE PROVISIONS FOR NOMINATING PETITIONS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all Members elected to each House concurring therein):

Section 1. That Section 39 of Chapter 152 of Volume 48, Laws of Delaware, is amended by striking out the second sentence thereof and by inserting in lieu thereof a new sentence as follows:

"Each nominating petition shall be signed by the candidate and shall in addition bear the signatures of ten qualified voters in the City of Newark in the case of petitions for the Mayor and the signatures of ten qualified voters residing in the district from which the candidate seeks election in the case of petitions for City Council."

Section 2. That Section 39 of Chapter 152 of Volume 48, Laws of Delaware, is further amended by striking out the figure "10" where it appears in the next to the last line thereof and by inserting in lieu thereof the figure "30".

Approved July 1, 1953.