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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 9, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO PENSION BENEFITS FOR SURVIVING SPOUSES OF EMPLOYEES OF THE LEVY COURT OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY.

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

Section 1. Chapter 17, Title 9, Delaware Code, is amended by adding thereto a new Section to be known as Section 1718 to read as follows:

§ 1718. Benefits payable to surviving spouse

The surviving spouse of any employee who has retired or become eligible to retire under this Chapter shall, until death or remarriage of such surviving spouse, receive a pension equal to one-half the amount which

(a) a retired employee was or shall be receiving at the time of his death, or

(b) an unretired employee was or shall be entitled to receive if he had retired on the day of his death.

Approved January 11, 1962.