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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 248

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO AUTHORIZE THE SUPERIOR COURT TO APPOINT MASTERS.

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

Section I. Amend Chapter 5, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new

Section 567 to read as follows:

"§567. Power to Appoint Masters

The Superior Court may appoint Masters who shall exercise such powers of the Court as shall be designated by the Court. No Master shall conduct Jury trials. Masters shall serve at the pleasure of the Court and shall receive such compensation as the Court may determine. The conduct of Masters shall be governed by Court Rules."

Section 2. This Act shall be effective on the date of Its enactment.

Approved February 5, 1988.