CHAPTER 68

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 1502, TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE TERM AND SALARY OF THE JUDGE OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF KENT COUNTY.

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

Section 1. § 1502 (a), Title 10, Delaware Code is amended by striking the words "four years" and substituting therefore, the words "twelve years".

Section 2. § 1502 (c), Title 10, Delaware Code is amended by striking the words "$5,000 per year" and substituting therefore the words "$12,500 per year".

Section 3. § 1502, Title 10, Delaware Code is amended by adding a new sub-section (d) as follows: (d) The judge upon assuming his duties, shall not practice law during his term of office.

Section 4. The provisions of this act shall take effect upon the commencement of the term of the next judge appointed to the Court of Common Pleas of Kent County.

Approved May 24, 1961.