CHAPTER 372

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 2711, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO PROSECUTION OF CHILDREN AS ADULTS AND SENTENCING OF SUCH CHILDREN.

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

Section 1. Section 2711, Title 11, Delaware Code, is amended by striking the "." at the end of said Section 1, and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

, provided however, in lieu of sentencing such child as an adult, the Superior Court may, in imposing sentence upon such child, in its discretion, commit a male child to Ferris School for Boys and a female child to Woods Haven Kruse School for Girls, or the Court may commit such child to the custody of the Youth Services Commission for such security and rehabilitative service as such agency considers needed by the child until such custody shall be later terminated by the Court on its motion or on the petition of custodian.

Approved April 16, 1970.