CHAPTER 425

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 544

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 1D OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO RAISE THE CIVIL JURISDICTION OF THE JUSTICE OF THE PEACE COURT FROM $5,000 TO $15,000.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 9301, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by deleting "$5,000" as it appears therein and substituting "$15,000" in lieu thereof.

Section 2. Amend Section 9303, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by deleting "$5,000" at the end of subsection (a) and substituting "$15,000" in lieu thereof; and by deleting 15,000" at the end of subsection (b) and substituting "$15,000" in lieu thereof.

Section 3. Amend Section 9304, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by deleting "$5,000" and substituting "$15,000" in lieu thereof.

Section 4. Amend Section 9536, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by deleting all references to "$5,0DO" and substituting "$15,000" in lieu thereof in each instance.

Section 5. Amend subsection (b), Section 9572, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by deleting "$5,000" and substituting 115,000" in lieu thereof in each instance.

Section 6. Amend Section 9583, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by deleting "$5,000" and substituting "$15,000" In lieu thereof.

Section 7. Amend subsection (a)‘ Section 9615, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by deleting "$5,000" and substituting "$15,000" in lieu thereof.

Section 8. These amendments shall become effective January 15, 1995.

Cases filed prior to January 15, 1995 shall not be affected by these amendments.

Approved July 14, 1994.