CHAPTER 333

RELATING TO TOWN OF LEWES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 170, VOLUME 43, LAWS OF DELAWARE, BEING AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO RE-INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF LEWES" BY DEFINING THE TERM "SUBSTANTIAL FREEHOLDER".

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of the Members of each Branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Section 3 of Chapter 170, Volume 43, Laws of Delaware is further 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 title 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 $1,000.00 and said title is of record in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for Sussex County.

Approved July 10, 1953.