AN ACT to amend Chapter 117 of the Revised Code providing for the appointment of trustees in certain cases.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Chapter 117 of the Revised Code be and the same is hereby amended by adding after 3869, Sec. 26, of said Chapter the following new section to be styled 3869 A. Sec, 26 A, as follows:

3869 A. Sec, 26 A. Whenever the Bureau of War Risk insurance, or any other Bureau. Officer or Department of the Government of the United States of America is authorized and directed to pay to any former soldier, sailor or marine or other person any compensation, bonus, pension, maintenance or other sum of money and the said Bureau, Officer or Department shall require that a Trustee or Guardian be appointed to receive the same for such person, the Chancellor, upon a petition by such person or any other person in his or her behalf, setting forth the facts, shall, upon proof of the facts therein set forth, appoint a trustee or guardian with authority to receive the said monies and to disburse and account for the same as the Chancellor shall from time to time direct. That there shall be no charge made by any public officer nor any costs taxed or allowed by the Court -or Chancellor upon any of the proceeding's in and about the said petition or appointment or subsequent proceedings thereunder and the Trustee so appointed shall be entitled to no compensation, but shall be allowed such reasonable expenses as the Chancellor shall allow.

Approved June 2, A. D. 1920.