SENATE BILL NO. 87
AS AMENDED BY
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 TO PROVIDE FOR APPEALS IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
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 Chapter 59, Title 11, of the Delaware Code by adding the following new section:
From any order, ruling, decision, judgment or sentence of the Court entered in a Justice of the Peace Court in a criminal action pursuant to this title in which the sentence shall be imprisonment exceeding one (1) month or a fine exceeding one hundred dollars ($100), the accused shall have the right of appeal to the Court of Common Pleas in and for the county wherein the offense was committed. Such appeal to the Court of Common Pleas shall be tried de novo."
Section 2. This legislation shall become effective August I, 1995 and shall apply to
all offenses committed on or after that date.
Approved June 23, 1995