CHAPTER 252

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10, CHAPTER 11, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE JUVENILE COURT OF KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES BY PROVIDING FOR AN ADDITIONAL JUDGE FOR THE COURT.

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

Section 1. Title 10, § 1101, Delaware Code, is amended by striking out the words "Judge" means the Judge of the Juvenile Court of Kent and Sussex Counties and inserting the words "Judge" means the Judges of the Juvenile Court of Kent and Sussex Counties.

Section 2. Title 10, § 1105, (a) and (b) Delaware Code, are amended to read as follows:

§ 1105. Appointment of Judges; terms; vacancy; restriction

(a) The Governor shall appoint and commission two Judges of the Court, one of whom shall be a resident of Kent County and one of whom shall be a resident of Sussex County.

(b) The Judges shall be appointed for terms of twelve years and shall be eligible for reappointment. They shall serve until their successors have been appointed and confirmed.

Section 3. Title 10, § 1106, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:

§ 1106. Salaries of Judges

The salaries of the Judges shall be $12,500.00 per annum, payable monthly by the State Treasurer out of the General Fund of the State.

Section 4. Title 10, § 1109, Delaware Code, is amended by striking out the words "verified by the Judge of" as the same appears in line six of said Section and inserting therefore the words "verified by a Judge".

Section 5. The term of any additional Judge appointed pursuant to this Act shall commence forty days after this Act becomes law.

Approved December 21, 1961.