JUSTICES' JURISDICTION IN CIVIL CASES FOR DEBT. JURISDICTION PROCEDURE.
AN ACT to amend Chapter 121 of the Revised Code, by giving to Justices of the Peace Jurisdiction in cases of trespass by livestock and poultry, on the lands other than their owners.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That Chapter 121 of the Revised Code be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto immediate amended by adding thereto immediate after 4004, Section 1, the following to be known as 4004 A, Section 1 A.
"4004 A, Sec. 1 A,--Justices of the Peace shall severally have jurisdiction within their respective counties, of all causes of action arising from trespass upon the land other than their owners, of horses, cattle, hogs, turkeys, geese, chickens, guineas, and all other animals and fowl, where the damage claimed is not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), with the right of appeal in all cases to the Superior Court, as in other civil actions."
Approved April 18, A. D. 1917.