CHAPTER 274

RELATING TO TOWN OF LEWES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 196, VOLUME 22, PART 1, LAWS OF DELAWARE ENTITLED "AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONERS OF LEWES TO APPOINT A BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS FOR THE TOWN OF LEWES, WHICH SHALL ESTABLISH, CONTRL AND REGULATE AN ELECTRIC LIGHT PLANT, WATER WORKS AND A SEWER SYSTEM FOR SAID TOWN: PRESCRIBING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF SAID BOARD AND PROVIDING FOR THE ELECTION OF THEIR SUCCESSORS", BY DEFINING THE TERM "SUBSTANTIAL FREEHOLDER".

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

Sec. 1. Section 1, of Chapter 196, of Part 1, of Volume 22, Laws of Delaware, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following:

For the purposes of this chapter, the term "substantial freeholder" shall mean any person who holds either fee simple title or tile as a tenant by the entirety of real property within the corporate limits of the Town of Lewes of an assessed valuation of at least $1000.00 and said title is of record in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Sussex County.

Approved July 7, 1953.