CHAPTER 162

JURISDICTION OF JUVENILE COURT OF KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE, RELATIVE TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE JUVENILE COURT OF KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES.

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

Section 1. § 1152, Title 10, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new sub-section after sub-section (3): as follows:

(4) to hear and determine writs of habeas corpus or other proceedings brought for the purpose of gaining or returning the possession or legal custody of any child as defined in this chapter or for the purpose of determining whether any child as defined in this chapter is being unlawfully detained by any person, agency or institution.

Approved June 17, 1957.