TITLE 10

Courts and Judicial Procedure

Organization, Powers, Jurisdiction and Operation of Courts

CHAPTER 19. GENERAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO COURTS AND JUDGES

Subchapter V. Judicial Records and Indices; New Castle County


Whenever the index or indices of any record of the office of the Register of Wills of New Castle County, or of any record of the office of the Recorder of such County, or of any record of the Court of Chancery in and for such County, needs renewing, revising, altering or recopying, or any of such records not being sufficiently indexed are in need of a new or better system of ascertaining its contents, or needs renewing for purposes of preservation, the Superior Court in and for such County may order that a renewed, revised, altered, recopied or sufficient index or indices be made for any of the records of the Register of Wills or Recorder; the Court of Chancery in and for such County may order that a renewed, revised, altered, recopied or sufficient index or indices be made for any of the records of the Court of Chancery.

23 Del. Laws, c. 78, § 1; Code 1915, §§ 3695, 3699; 34 Del. Laws, c. 210; Code 1935, §§ 4247, 4252; 10 Del. C. 1953, § 1921; 66 Del. Laws, c. 185, § 6.;

Whenever a new index or indices are made under this subchapter for the records of judgments, mechanics' liens, foreign or domestic attachments, mortgages or recognizances, the new index or indices shall omit all such as have been fully and legally satisfied. No other change shall be made in the manner or system of keeping any index except by order of the court so ordering.

23 Del. Laws, c. 78, § 2; Code 1915, § 3696; Code 1935, § 4248; 10 Del. C. 1953, § 1922.;

Whenever an order is made under this subchapter for the making of any index or indices, the officer in charge of the records for which such index or indices are to be made shall make or cause the same to be made, pursuant to the provisions of this subchapter and such order. He or she may procure all books necessary for such purpose, the cost of which shall be paid by the County Council of New Castle County.

23 Del. Laws, c. 78, § 3; Code 1915, § 3697; Code 1935, § 4249; 10 Del. C. 1953, § 1923; 55 Del. Laws, c. 85, § 32I; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;

Repealed by 70 Del. Laws, c. 526, § 1, effective July 1, 1996.;