CHAPTER 675

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO CERTAIN JUDICIAL SALARIES.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 103, Title 10, Delaware Code, by striking the section in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

§ 103. Salaries of Justices

(a) The Chief Justice shall receive annually the sum of $34,500 as compensation for his services.

(b) The Justices of the Supreme Court shall each receive annually the sum of $34,000 as compensation for their services.

Section 2. Section 304, Title 10, Delaware Code, is amended by striking subsections (a), (b) and (c) thereof and inserting in lieu thereof new subsections (a) and (b) as follows:

(a) The Chancellor shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $31,500.

(b) Each Vice Chancellor shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $31,000.

Section 3. Section 503, Title 10, Delaware Code, is amended by striking subsections (a), (b) and (c) thereof and inserting in lieu thereof new subsections (a) and (b) as follows:

(a) The President Judge of the Superior Court and of the Orphans' Court shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $31,500.

(b) Each Associate Judge shall receive annually as compensation for his services the sum of $31,000.

Section 4. Amend Section 908, Title 10, Delaware Code, by striking the section in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

§ 908. Salary of judges

The salary of each of the judges shall be $27,000 per year, payable by the State.

Section 5. Amend Section 1106, Title 10, Delaware Code, by striking the section in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

§ 1106. Salary of judges

The salary of each of the Judges shall be $27,000 per year, payable by the State.

Section 6. Amend Section 1302 (c), Title 10, Delaware Code, by striking the subsection and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

(c) The Judges of such Court shall each receive an annual salary of $27,000 per year, payable by the State.

Section 7. Amend Section 1502 (c), Title 10, Delaware Code, by striking the subsection and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

Section 8. Amend Section 1602 (c), Title 10, Delaware Code, by striking the subsection and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

(c) The salary of the Judge shall be $27,000 per year, payable by the State.

Section 9. This Act shall become effective July 1, 1970, except that for the year beginning July 1, 1970 and ending June 30, 1971, the annual compensation for services for the several Justices, Chancellors and Judges under the respective sections hereof shall be only in the following amounts:

Chief Justice (Section 1) $29,750

Justices of the Supreme Court (Section1) 29,250

Chancellor (Section 2) 27,750

Vice Chancellor (Section 2) 27,250

President Judge, Superior Court (Section 3) 27,750

Associate Judge, Superior Court (Section 3) 27,250

Judge of the Family Court, New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties

(Sections 4 and 5) 24,000

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, New Castle,

Kent and Sussex Counties (Sections 6, 7 and 8) 824,000

Approved July 7, 1970.