AN ACT concerning the disposition of the Monies recovered upon Bail Bonds and recognizances taken for the appearance of persons in the Court of General Sessions of the State of Delaware, in and for New Castle County, or in the Court of Oyer and Terminer of the State of Delaware, in and for New Castle County, and concerning the disposition of a portion of the Monies paid as fines by persons convicted of crime in either of said Courts.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. From and after the passage of this Act all monies recovered upon forfeited bail bonds and recognizances taken for appearance in the Court of General Sessions of the State of Delaware in and for New Castle County and in the Court of Oyer and Terminer of the State of Delaware in and for New Castle County, and twenty-five per cent of all monies paid as fines by persons sentenced for crime in either of said Courts, shall be set apart and kept in a fund which shall be used from time to time to acquire, maintain and care for a law library for the use of the Judges of the Courts in New Castle County.
Section 2. The Prothonotary of New Castle County shall be the custodian of said fund and every officer of this State or of New Castle County, to whom shall be paid any monies by this Act made a part of said fund, shall pay the same, when and as received, to said Prothonotary of New Castle County as said custodian.
Section 3. Said Prothonotary shall keep such fund subject to the order and control of the Chancellor, Chief Justice and Associate Judges of the State of Delaware, who shall use and expend such fund from time to time for the acquisition and maintenance of the law library provided for in the first section of this Act.
Said Judges shall have entire control and supervision over said law library with full power to purchase books and to do any and all acts necessary or desirable for the acquisition, maintenance and care of said law library, and may use said fund for such purpose.
Section-4. Said fund shall be expended by the Prothonotary for the purpose aforesaid upon the written order or orders of any two of said judges and such order or orders shall be his sufficient warrant in this behalf.
Approved April 19, A. D. 1911.