AN ACT to amend Chapter 560, Vol. 19, Laws of Delaware.

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

SECTION 1. That Chapter 566, Vol. 19, Laws of Delaware, be amended by striking out all after Section 1 of said act and inserting in lieu thereof as follows, to wit:

SECTION 2. The said assessors shall obtain on the first Tuesday of each and every month after the passage of this act, from the Recorder of Deeds of New Castle county, certificates of the transfer of all property in their respective districts. The said Recorder shall receive as compensation for his services such sum as is now allowed by law for delivering the same to the Receiver of Taxes. The said assessors shall, within one week after obtaining the said certificates as aforesaid, make out and deliver to the Receiver of Taxes copies of the said certificates, containing specific and particular descriptions of the property so transferred, with its precise location, as taken from their street books, which the said assessors are hereby required to keep, which said street books shall at all times be subject to the order of the Levy Court Commissioners for their examination and information, and upon the expiration of the term of office of the said assessors, it shall be the duty of the said assessors to deliver up the said books to the said Levy Court without charge.

SECTION 3. That from and after the passage of this act the compensation of salary of the assessors of Wilmington hundred shall be ten hundred dollars per year, payable quarterly by the Levy Court Commissioners of New Castle county; such compensation shall be in full for all the duties required of the said assessors under the laws of this State.

SECTION 4. This shall be deemed and taken to be a public act.

Passed at Dover, May 10, 1897.