CHAPTER 181

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 45, TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO SUMMONING OF JURORS IN NEW CASTLE, KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES.

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

Section 1. § 4513, Title 10, Delaware Code, is repealed; provided, however, that any juror duly served in accordance with the terms of § 4513 prior to or within one term of court after the effective date of this Act, shall be deemed to be validly served.

Section 2. § 4514, Title 10, Delaware Code, is repealed and a new § 4514 is inserted in lieu thereof to read as follows:

§ 4514. Summoning of jurors in New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties

The Sheriffs of New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties shall summon grand jurors and petit jurors in the following manner—

Within five days after the delivery to him of the list of persons drawn for grand jurors and petit jurors, he shall deposit in the mail, in a sealed envelope, a summons for each person drawn, addressed to the proper post office address of each of the persons, duly registered or certified, with a request for a return receipt, which receipts he shall safely keep; and, within one hour after the opening of the Superior Court, on the first day of every term, he shall return to the Court a separate and distinct list of the persons summoned to attend as grand jurors and petit jurors, showing the Christian names, the surnames and the places of abode of such jurors, and he also shall exhibit to the Court the return receipts.

Approved December 7, 1965.