AN ACT to amend Chapter 617 of Volume 17, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 247 of Volume 19, Laws of Delaware.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
SECTION I. That Chapter 617 of Volume 17, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 247 of Volume 19, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section, viz:
"SECTION 3. That whenever an execution for sale of lands and tenements shall be directed and delivered to a sheriff in office who shall die before the confirmation of the sale made under and by virtue of said execution, or who shall die after confirmation of said sale but before the execution and acknowledgment of the deed to be made in pursuance thereof, then and in either case the sheriff appointed to fill the vacancy shall have authority to make, execute and acknowledge a deed for the lands and tenements so sold to the purchaser thereof in pursuance of said confirmation, and the deed so made, executed and acknowledged by him shall be good and valid in law."
SECTION 2. That the provisions of this act shall apply to all sales which have heretofore been made as well as to sales hereafter to be made.
Passed at Dover, May 4, 1893.