An Act Inereasing the Fees of Witnesses, Jurors, Commissioners appointed' by the Courts, Appraisers and Freeholders to lay out roads.
Be it enacted by the Senate andHouse of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met,
SECTION 1. That the fees of the several officers and persons hereinafter named, for the services specified with respect to each of them, shall, from and after the passage of this act, be as follows, to wit:
For attendance in any Court or before Referees, under a rule of Court, or before a Justice of the Peace, in case of forcible entry, or Landlord vs. Tenant, or before the Levy Court, or before a Commission, Register in Chancery, or Prothonotary executing a commission or rule for taking depositions, or before either house of the General Assembly, or a Committee appointed by either house, each day $1.00, and three cents per mile going and returning.
For attendance by grand, petit or special juror, each clay, $2.00 and three cents per mile going and returning.
COMMISSIONERS IN ORPHANS' COURT AND CHANCERY.
For attendance under an order of Court to make partition, assign dower, estimate annual value of ward's lands, &c., if regular return, be made each day, $2.00.
For appraising estate of decedent, under appointment by the Register, if the estate, exceed one hundred dollars, each day's attendance$2.00; otherwise, $1.00.
FREEHOLDERS TO LAY OUT ROADS, &c.
For attendance each day, if return be duly made, $2,00.
SECTION 2. That so much of Chapter 125 of the Revised Code, as conflicts with the provisions of this act is hereby repealed, and in every edition of the laws hereafter to be published, said Chapter 125 shall be printed so as to conform with the provisions of this act.
Passed at Dover, March 14, 1865.