AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 5920, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, PERTAINING TO COLLECTIONS BY JUSTICES OF THE PEACE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. Section 5920 of Title 11, Delaware Code, is amended by adding before the word "Whoever" in the first line, the following:
Section 2. Section 5920 of Title 11, Delaware Code, is amended by adding the following paragraph thereto:
()Nothing in this section shall operate to prohibit a Justice of the Peace in any legal proceeding which has been instituted, and in which a default judgment shall have been entered for failure of the defendant to appear or in which judgment shall have been entered by confession, from making a charge for the collection of money that may become due as a result of such proceeding; provided, however, that said charge for collection shall be assessed against the plaintiff, and in no event shall said charge be collectible from the defendant.
Approved June 24, 1963.