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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 170, VOLUME 43, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF LEWES" AS AMENDED, BY REMOVING THE LIMITATION ON THE AUTHORITY OF THE COMMISSIONERS TO IMPOSE AND ESTABLISH FINES, AND TO EXTEND THE AUTHORITY OF THE POLICE FORCE OF LEWES TO ONE MILE OUTSIDE THE TOWN LIMITS OF LEWES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware, in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all Members elected to each Branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Section 12, Chapter 170, Volume 43, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is amended by striking the fourth paragraph therefrom of Section 12 of said Chapter and Act.

Section 2. Section 12, Chapter 170, Volume 43, as amended, is further amended by adding at the end thereof a new paragraph as follows:

Each member of the Town Police shall be vested within the Town limits, and within one mile outside the Town limits with all the powers and authority of a constable of Sussex County, and in the case of pursuit of an offender, their power and authority shall extend to any part of the State of Delaware.

Approved June 22, 1960.