AN ACT relating to Constables in Christiana Hundred in New Castle county.

Levy Court

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two thirds of each branch concurring therein,) That the Levy Court of New Castle county be, and they are hereby authorized and required to appoint three (or more) constables in New Castle county, (as the case may require) one of whom shall reside in or near the village of Newport, one in or near the Rising Sun Village on the Brandywine, and one constable shall reside within the limits of the village known as Riddle's Mills, and shall have and exercise jurisdiction in criminal matters only and shall not be obliged to give bond or security for a penal sum exceeding two hundred dollars. In case of the Levy Court not electing a constable at any time, when the term of the constable residing within the limits of the village of Riddle's Mills shall expire, the said constable shall hold his office until his successor shall be elected. Any constable elected or appointed under the provisions of this act shall forfeit his office if he shall remove from the locality for which he shall have been so elected or appointed.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That all acts heretofore enacted, relating to constables in Christiana hundred, in New Castle county, be and the same are hereby repealed, and that this act be deemed a public act.

Passed at Dover, February 2, 1871.

Amended, March 24, 1875.