CHAPTER 325

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 9220, TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO SALARIES OF THE JUSTICE OF THE PEACE CLERKS.

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

Section 1. § 9220, title 10, Delaware Code is amended to read:

§ 9220 Clerks; salary

The Chief Justice shall appoint a Chief Clerk for each location where the Justices hold Court and such Deputy Clerks as may from time to time be necessary to assist the Justices in the discharge. of their duties. Each Chief Clerk shall receive an annual salary of not less than $4,500 and not more than $6,000; and each Deputy Clerk shall receive an annual salary of not less than $4,000 and not more than $5,500. All Clerks shall serve at the pleasure of the Chief Justice.

The State Treasurer shall pay from the General Fund the compensation provided for by this subchapter upon vouchers presented by the agency involved notwithstanding any other law of this State.

All Chief Clerks and Deputy Clerks shall be appointed by the Chief Justice at the respective minimum annual salary, as hereinabove provided, and each Chief Clerk or Deputy Clerk shall receive no salary increase during his or her respective first year of service. After each Chief Clerk or Deputy Clerk has served in his or her official capacity for more than one year, each such clerk may receive an annual salary increase, as approved by the Chief Justice; but such salary increase shall not exceed $500 during any one fiscal year.

Approved June 21, 1968.