CHAPTER 194

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 286

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 10, OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO FAMILY COURT MASTERS.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 9, Title 10, Delaware Code by deleting the number "10" from subsection (d) of §913 as it appears in two places after the word "within" and before the word "days" and inserting in both places the number "15".

Section 2. Amend Chapter 9, Title 10, Delaware Code by adding at the end of subsection (d) of §913 the following:

"The time period for requesting a review de novo shall not begin to run until the Master has entered the order in writing and Family Court has issued said'order to the parties and attorneys. If either party has requested a new trial, reargument, to alter or amend judgment, the time period for requesting a review de novo shall not begin to run until the Master has ruled on said request in writing and Family Court has issued that ruling to the parties and attorneys. If any order or ruling is sent by mail, an additional 3 days to request a review de novo shall be allowed."

Approved January 24, 1992.