CHAPTER 358

RELATING TO CHARGES IN MUNICIPAL COURT IN WILMINGTON

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 5715, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE CONCERNING THE MUNICIPAL COURT FOR THE CITY OF WILMINGTON AND RELATING TO FEES, COSTS, AND CHARGES IN SAID COURT.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of the Members of each House concurring therein):

Section 1. Section 5715, Title 11, Delaware Code is amended by striking and repealing said section 5715 and by enacting in lieu thereof and substituting a new section 5715 to read as follows:

§ 5715. Fees, costs and charges

Fees, costs and charges which shall be taxed in criminal cases for services in the Municipal Court for the City of Wilmington, State of Delaware, shall be as follows:

For taking and filing affidavit or deposition $1.00

For issuing warrant of arrest for commitment 1.00

Taking and certifying any recognizance in any case

of a criminal nature (for one or more) .50

Issuing subpoena for witness (either side) for

the first writ 1.00

Subsequent subpoena for either party .50

(Each subpoena shall include all the witnesses named for same party before issuing it)

For issuance of capias for Contempt of Court 3.65

Swearing and examining witnesses .50

Entering a judgment in any cases of a criminal nature .50

For service and return of warrant 1.50

For transportation of prisoner 1.00

For appearance of each City Police Officer 2.00

For appearance of judge in Municipal Court 2.50

All fees, costs and charges which are so taxed, and all fees, costs and charges, including the fee for the attendance of the City Solicitor and the Judge of the Municipal Court for the City of Wilmington, together with witness fees for the services or attendance of any City Police Officer in such Court shall be payable into the City Treasury.

The Clerk of the Court shall make out, by the first Tuesday of every month, a detailed statement of the causes tried in the Municipal Court during the month last past, having set out therein an itemized account of all fines, costs, charges and fees by this section made payable into the City Treasury and in his hands, which statement shall be examined by the City Auditor. Upon the approval of such statement by the City Auditor the Clerk of the Court shall forthwith pay into the hands of the City Treasurer all such fines, fees, costs and charges in his hands.

Approved April 3, 1958.