CHAPTER 82

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 101

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 59, TITLE 11, OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO ALLOW JUSTICES OF THE PEACE TO HEAR AND DETERMINE CRIMINAL CASES ON SUNDAYS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section I. Amend Section 5905, Chapter 59, Title 11, Delaware Code, by striking said Section in its entirety, and substituting in lieu thereof a new Section 5905 to read u follows:

"§5905. Sunday hearing of motor vehicle, motorboat, fish and game and criminal code violations

Any Justice of the Peace, may hear and determine cases involving alleged violations of the criminal code, motor vehicle laws, motorboat laws, and fish and game laws on Sunday.

Any mayor may hear and determine cues involving alleged violations of the existing motor vehicle laws, motorboat laws and game and fishing laws on Sunday.

Any Judgment rendered or ball bond taken in pursuance of the provisions of this section shall be of full force and effect u though such Judgment were rendered or ball bond accepted on days other than Sundays, providing such Justice of the Peace or mayor so rendering Judgement or accepting bail bond on Sunday heretofore would have had jurisdiction on days other than Sundays to render such Judgment or accept such bail bond."

Approved July 2, 1985.