CHAPTER 291

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, IN RESPECT TO THE CRIMINAL JURISDICTION OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS FOR SUSSEX COUNTY.

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

Section 1. § 2701, Title 11, Delaware Code, is amended by striking out all of Subsection (h) therein and inserting in lieu thereof a new Subsection (h) to read as follows:

(h) The Court of Common Pleas for Sussex County shall have original and exclusive jurisdiction to hear, try and finally determine all misdemeanors alleged to have been committed in Sussex County, except where Justices of the Peace and/or the Juvenile Court of Kent and Sussex Counties have concurrent or original jurisdiction now, or hereafter provided by statute. The Superior Court shall have no original jurisdiction in respect to misdemeanors committed in Sussex County.

Approved January 8, 1962.