OF JAIL AND WORK HOUSES.
AN ACT to provide for the commitment to the New Castle County Workhouse of certain classes of prisoners in Kent and Sussex Counties.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That at the April Term A. D. 1907, of the Court of General Sessions of the State of Delaware, sitting in and for the County of Kent and in and for the County of Sussex, the Sheriff of Kent County and the Sheriff of Sussex County, shall bring or cause to be brought before the said Court all prisoners in the Jail of his County or in his charge whose unexpired term of imprisonment is for six months or over, for the express purpose of having said prisoners committed by the said Court to the Custody of the Board of Trustees of the New Castle County Workhouse for the residue of their unexpired term of imprisonment.
Section 2. That at the April Term A. D. 1907, of the Court of General Sessions of the State of Delaware sitting in and for Kent County and Sussex County, and at every term of court thereafter held in said Counties, all prisoners that may be sentenced or committed by the said Courts may in the discretion of the Court be committed to the custody of the Board of Trustees of the New Castle County Workhouse.
Section 3. The Levy Court of Kent County and the Levy Court of Sussex County shall pay for the support and maintenance of the prisoners so committed from each County forty cents per day per capita until the Workhouse loan is liquidated, and thereafter such amount only as will be the actual cost of maintenance.
Section 4. All the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to establish the New Castle County Workhouse" approved March 16th, A. D. 1899, shall apply to the prisoners sentenced and committed as aforesaid, and said prisoners shall be subject to all the conditions as now apply to persons committed to the New Castle County Workhouse from New Castle County.
Section 6.* (*So Enrolled.) All acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.
Approved, April 3, A. D. 1905.