CHAPTER 166

RELATIVE TO KENT COUNTY JAIL

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 69, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE WITH RESPECT TO THE REMOVAL OF THE WARDEN OF THE KENT COUNTY JAIL AND WITH RESPECT TO THE FILLING OF ANY VACANCIES.

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

Section 1. § 6903, Title 11, of the Delaware Code is amended by striking out and repealing all of said section and inserting in lieu thereof a new § 6903 to read as follows:

§ 6903. Removal of warden; vacancies

Whenever any vacancy occurs in the office of warden for any cause or reason whatsoever, other than the expiration of the term of office of the warden, a new warden shall be appointed for the unexpired term by the Levy Court of Kent County.

No warden shall be removed for any cause except upon the order of the Levy Court of Kent County who may hear and determine any charges placed against the warden. Any warden who is removed as a result of the order of the Levy Court of Kent County shall be replaced by the Levy Court as provided by law.

Approved May 31, 1955.