CHAPTER 562

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 ANNEXATION OF CONTIGUOUS TERRITORY.

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. Section 3, Chapter 152, Volume 48, Laws of Delaware, is hereby amended by striking out all of said section and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

Section 3. ANNEXATION.

The Council of the City of Newark shall have power to annex, by ordinance, any territory contiguous to the City of Newark whenever requested to do so by the owners of two-thirds or more of the area included within 'the territory proposed to be annexed.

Approved February 7, 1956.