CHAPTER 271

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 19, TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO COURTS AND JUDGES BY PROVIDING FOR THE TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENT OF STATE JUDGES TO STATUTORY COURTS OF THIS STATE.

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

Section 1. Title 10, Delaware Code, is amended by adding thereto a new section to read :

§ 1907. Temporary assignment of judges to statutory courts

(a) In case of need, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, or in case of his absence from the State, or incapacity the Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, or in case of his absence from the State or incapacity, the remaining Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, may designate one or more of the State Judges (including the Justices of the Supreme Court and the Judges of the Superior, Chancery and Common Pleas Courts) to sit in any Court of this State not created by the Constitution.

(b) It shall be the duty of the State Judge so designated to serve according to such designation as a Judge of the Court designated and to hear and determine such causes in such Court and for such period of time as shall be designated,

Approved May 2, 1968,