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AN ACT PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLE IV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO APPEALS TO THE SUPREME COURT.

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

Section 1. Article IV, Section 11 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware is amended by adding the following immediately after the paragraph designated (1) (b):

(1) (c) To receive appeals from all statutory courts in which the General Assembly shall have provided for trial by jury in civil cases and to determine finally all matters of appeal in the interlocutory or final judgments and all other proceedings of said courts in civil causes: Provided that on appeal from a verdict of a jury the findings of the jury, if supported by evidence shall be conclusive.

(1) (d) To receive appeals from all statutory courts in which the General Assembly shall have provided for trial by jury in criminal cases; upon application of the accused in all cases in which the sentence shall be imprisonment exceeding one (1) month or a fine exceeding One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), and in such other cases as shall be provided by law; and to determine finally all matters of appeal on the judgments and proceedings of said courts in criminal causes: Provided, however, that cases of prosecution under Section 8 of Article V of this Constitution shall be governed by the provisions of that Section.