An Act to amend Chapter 9, Chapter 10 and Chapter 18 of the Revised Code.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met,
SECTION 1. That Chapter 9 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware be amended by inserting in the sixth line of the twenty-first Section thereof, after the word "hundred," the words "or election district ;" that Section twenty-seventh of the same chapter be amended by striking out of the fourth line of the said Section the word "one" and .inserting in lieu thereof the word " five," and by inserting in the fifth dine, after the word " hundred," the words "or election district where a hundred is divided into two or more election districts," and also by inserting in the seventh, thirteenth, nineteenth and twenty-fifth lines of said Section, after the word "hundred " in each, the words " or election districts."
SECTION 2. That Chapter 10 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Delaware be amended by striking out the whole of the sixteenth Section and inserting in lieu thereof the following, to wit: SECTION 16. Every Assessor shall complete the assessment for his Hundred, making a separate assessment for each election district thereof, by the first clay of January, and shall, before the fifteenth day-of that month post, in five of the most public places of each election district, an alphabetical list of the names of the persons assessed in that district, with the separate sums of their real, personal and poll rate and their aggregate amount, and at the same time and place and in the same manner he shall give notice that he will, attend at the place of holding the general election, or where a hundred is divided into two or more election districts, at some central place in the hundred, named in said notice, on the last Saturday of the aforesaid month, from 10 o'clock, A. M., till 5 o'clock, P. M., to correct any errors therein or for the purpose of assessing persons omitted. Provided, That where a hundred is divided into two or more election districts the Assessor for said hundred shall, at the assessment next after the adoption of this amendment, make a general assessment of every such district in accordance with the provisions of this Section.
SECTION 3. That Chapter 18 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Delaware be amended by inserting in the eighth line of, the third Section thereof, after the word "hundred," the words "or election district where a hundred is divided into two or more election districts."
Passed at Dover, March 14, 1865.