An Act to amend Chapter 99 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Delaware.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the .Senate' and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That Chapter 99 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Delaware, be, and the same is hereby amended as follows, viz : By inserting immediately after the word "apply" in the eleventh line of Section 13, the words : "And whenever, a defendant or defendants in any such judgment shall have obtained a stay of execution as aforesaid, the plaintiff or plaintiffs in such judgment may file a duly certified transcript of the docket entries of said judgment with the Prothonotary of the Superior Court in the county where such judgment was given, and the Prothonotary shall enter in his judgment docket the names of the parties, the amount of the judgment, and by what Justice rendered, the time from which interest runs, and the amount of the costs, with the true date of such filing and entry; and such judgment so transferred shall from that date become and be a lien on all the real estate of the said defendant or defendants in the county in the same manner, and as fully as judgments rendered in said Superior Court are liens, and may after the expiration of said stay of execution be executed and enforced in the same way as judgments of said court; and if any such judgment shall be lawfully assigned to a joint debtor or surety, the assignee shall have the benefit of this section. The fee to be paid to the Justice for making a transcript under this section shall be fifty cents, subject to the rules observed in the fee bill.
Passed at Dover, February 8, 1861.