CHAPTER 325

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 272

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE IV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE SUPREME COURT.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein)

Section 1. Section 11, Article IV of the Constitution of the State of Delaware is amended by deleting subsection (9) thereof and inserting in lieu thereof the following subsection (9)

"(9) To hear and determine questions of law certified to it by other Delaware Courts and the United States District Court for the District of Delaware where it appears to the Supreme Court that there are important and urgent reasons for an immediate determination of such questions by it. The Supreme Court may by rules define generally the conditions under which questions may be certified to it and prescribe methods of certification."

Approved June 23, 1982.