CHAPTER 644

RELATING TO SALE OF PUBLIC LANDS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 45, TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE BY REQUIRING PUBLIC NOTICE AND PUBLIC SALE OF PUBLIC LANDS.

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

Section 1. § 4508, Title 7 of the Delaware Code is amended by adding thereto the following:

Any public land sold shall be sold only at public auction after at least 10 days prior public notice. Such public notice shall be given in all 3 counties of this State. Notice in each County shall be in the same manner required for county tax sales in each respective county, including publication and posting of hand bills. Any land so sold shall be sold only to the highest bidder at the sale for the amount of that highest bid.

NOTE : This bill became a law on July 31, 1956 without the approval of the Governor and in accordance with Section 18, Article 3 of the Constitution of Delaware.

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