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AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE, ENTITLED "COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE" IN RESPECT TO THE SALARY OF CHIEF DEPUTY PROTHONOTARIES AND REGISTERS IN CHANCERY AND CLERKS OF THE ORPHANS' COURT.

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

Section 1. §2302 (a), Title 10, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by striking the third sentence of said paragraph, and inserting in lieu thereof a new sentence to read as follows:

His compensation shall not exceed the statutory compensation of the Prothonotary of that county or shall not exceed $7,200 per annum, whichever is greater.

Section 2. Section 2503 (a), Title 10, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by striking the fourth sentence of said paragraph, and inserting in lieu thereof a new sentence to read as follows:

The appointing Judge or Judges shall set the annual compensation of such Chief Deputy, but such compensation shall not exceed the statutory compensation of the Register in Chancery and Clerk of the Orphans' Court in that county or $7,200 per annum, whichever is greater.

Approved July 8, 1969.