CHAPTER 147

AN ACT AGREEING TO A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE 4 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE ORPHANS' COURT.

WHEREAS, an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Delaware was proposed to the 123rd General Assembly as follows:

An Act Proposing An Amendment To Article 4 Of The Constitution Of The State Of Delaware Relating To The Orphans' Court.

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

Section 1. Article 4 of the Constitution of the State of Delaware is amended by adding the following section thereto:

Section 36. The General Assembly shall have power to transfer to such court or courts as it deems appropriate all or any part of the jurisdiction, powers and functions of the Orphans' Court and all or any part of the matters pending before the Orphans' Court, and to abolish the Orphans' Court ; AND

WHEREAS, the said proposed amendment was agreed to by two-thirds of all the Members elected to each House in the said 123rd General Assembly, NOW, THEREFORE

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all the members elected to each branch concurring therein):

Section 1. The said proposed amendment is agreed to and adopted and shall forthwith become a part of the Constitution.