An Act in relation to Chancery Jurisdiction in reference to Relief from Forfeiture.
WHEREAS pretences have been set up and doubts suggested as to the extent of chancery jurisdiction in this State in cases of forfeiture, Therefore,
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That no Court of Chancery, or person exercising chancery jurisdiction within this State, shall have power to relieve from any forfeiture now incurred, or hereafter to be incurred, by the non-performance of any condition contained in or annexed to any gift, grant or contract to which the State is or may be a party, but such forfeiture, when insisted on and declared by the General Assembly, and the cause thereof ascertained or admitted to exist, shall be absolutely final and unrelievable.
Passed at Dover, February 5, 1862.