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AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF SMYRNA, CHAPTER 192, VOLUME 36, LAWS OF DELAWARE, BY AUTHORIZING THE TOWN COUNCIL TO FILL THE OFFICES OF TOWN TREASURER, BOARD OF ASSESSMENT, ALDERMAN AND TOWN COLLECTOR IN THE EVENT OF ANY VACANCY FOR ANY REASON.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all Members elected thereto concurring therein):

Section 1. Section 10, Chapter 192, Volume 36, Laws of Delaware is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 10. Disqualification of Elective Officers. If the Town Treasurer ,or any member of the Board of Assessment or the Alderman and Town Collector shall, during his respective term of office, lose his residence in said Town, his citizenship in the State of Delaware, or be found guilty of any crime or misdemeanor, he shall forthwith be disqualified to act as such Treasurer, member of said Board of Assessment or Alderman and Town Collector, and his office shall be deemed vacant and shall be filled by appointment of Council for the residue of his term, provided that the person appointed by Council to fill such vacancy or vacancies shall have the same qualifications as are required of a candidate for the office to be so filled and provided, further, that Council shall have the same powers and limitations of appointment in case of any vacancy in the aforesaid offices for any reason.

Approved April 24, 1961.