CHAPTER 424

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 8701, CHAPTER 87, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE OF 1953, BY INCREASING THE SALARY OF THE PRESENT STATE DETECTIVES, AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF A STATE DETECTIVE AT LARGE, AND PROVIDING A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION THEREFOR.

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

Section 1. Section 8701, Chapter 87, Title 11 of the Delaware Code of 1953, is hereby repealed and a new Section 8701 is hereby enacted in lieu thereof to read as follows:

(a) The Attorney General may appoint four suitable persons to be detectives for the State of Delaware and to hold office at the pleasure of the Attorney General. One detective shall be assigned to New Castle County, one detective shall be assigned to Kent County, one detective shall be assigned to Sussex County and one detective shall be assigned as a detective at large.

(b) Each of the State detectives shall receive a salary of $6,000 per annum. The salaries of all State Detectives shall be payable in equal monthly installments upon the certificate of the Attorney General that they have faithfully performed the duties of their offices during the preceding month.

Section 2. The sum of $6,750 is hereby appropriated to the Attorney General for the salaries increased and created hereby for that portion of the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1968, and ending December 31, 1968.

Section 3. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of funds in the General Fund of The State of Delaware not otherwise appropriated.

Approved August 1, 1968.