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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 143, VOLUME 36, LAWS OF DELAWARE, BEING AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE COLLECTION OF TAXES AND ASSESSMENTS FOR THE CITY OF WILMINGTON.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 143, Volume 36, Laws of Delaware, be amended by striking the first paragraphs of Section 3 thereof and substituting a new first paragraph of Section 3 as follows:

Section 3. The owner of any such real estate sold under the provisions of this Act or his legal representatives may redeem the same at any time within one year from the day the sale thereof is approved by the Court, by paying to the purchaser or his legal representatives, successors or assigns, the amount of the purchase price, the cost of any repairs which the purchaser may be required to make by the Mayor and Council of Wilmington through any of its agencies, and fifteen per cent in addition to such purchase price and cost of such repairs, together with all costs incurred in the cause, or if the purchaser or his legal representatives, successors or assigns shall refuse to receive the same, or do not reside or cannot be found within the City of Wilmington, by paying said amount into said Court for the use of said purchaser, his legal representatives or assigns. Provided, however, that the provision relating to the cost of repairs which the purchaser may be required to make by the Mayor and Council through any of its agencies shall not apply in any cases of sales under this chapter prior to the effective date of this amendment.

Approved March 4, 1965.