CHAPTER 297

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTERS 17, 43 AND 64, TITLE 9, DELAWARE CODE, PERTAINING TO PENSION BENEFITS FOR FORMER JUSTICES OF THE PEACE AND FORMER CONSTABLES.

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

Section 1. Section 1701, Title 9, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new paragraph at the end thereof to read as follows:

If any employee of New Castle County shall have spent time as a Justice of the Peace or Constable prior to March 31, 1965, such time shall be deemed time spent in covered employment for the purpose of determining his right to a pension and his benefits thereunder, anything to the contrary in this Chapter otherwise notwithstanding.

Section 2. Section 4302, Title 9, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new paragraph at the end thereof to read as follows:

If any employee of Kent County shall have spent time as a Justice of the Peace or Constable prior to March 31, 1965, such time shall be deemed time spent in covered employment for the purpose of determining his right to a pension and his benefits thereunder, anything to the contrary in this Chapter otherwise notwithstanding.

Section 3. Section 6402, Title 9, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new paragraph at the end thereof to read as follows:

If any employee of Sussex County shall have spent time as a Justice of the Peace or Constable prior to March 31, 1965, such time shall be deemed time spent in covered employment for the purpose of determining his right to a pension and his benefits thereunder, anything to the contrary in this Chapter otherwise notwithstanding.

Approved June 11, 1968.