CHAPTER 14

PERTAINING TO JURORS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 45, TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE, PERTAINING TO JURIES, BY CHANGING NUMBER OF OFFENSES FOR WHICH PANEL OF NOT LESS THAN SIXTY-FOUR (64) JURORS IS REQUIRED.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 4517, Title 10, Delaware Code is amended to read as follows:

§ 4517. Number of jurors for certain criminal trials

For the trial of any crime punishable by death or of the offense of being an accomplice to any such crime, not less than sixty-four (64) jurors shall, upon notice of the Sheriff to the Jury Commissioners, be drawn, summoned and returned according to the provisions of this Chapter for drawing, summoning and returning petit jurors. If the day assigned for such trial is at a time when the petit jury is in attendance upon the Superior Court for other civil or criminal cases, such jury shall constitute a part of the panel of the petit jurors summoned.

Approved March 30, 1955.