CHAPTER 93

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 243

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 41, TITLE 31, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO VIOLATIONS OF THE DELAWARE STATE HOUSING CODE.

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. Amend §4131(b), Chapter 41, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by deleting the last sentence of the subsection in Its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new sentence which shall read as follows:

The Justice of the Peace Court in the County in which the property is located shall have exclusive jurisdiction over offenses prosecuted under this Chapter".

Section 2. Amend Section 4133(b), Chapter 41, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by deleting the words "Superior Court" as they appear in said section and substituting in lieu thereof the words "Justice of the Peace Court".

Section 3. Amend Section 4133(c), Chapter 41, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by deleting the words "court of record" as they appear in said subsection and substituting in lieu thereof the words "Justice of the Peace Court."

Section 4. This Act shall be effective immediately upon signature by the Governor.

Approved July 11, 1989.