AN ACT supplementary to Section 6 of Chapter 24 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Delaware.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That the Clerks of the Peace of the several counties of this State shall, at the next term of the Superior Court in the county for which he is Clerk of the Peace, after the passage of this act, give additional bond to the State of Delaware in a penal sum, the amount of which shall be determined. by the Judges of the said Superior Court, with sureties approved by the said Judges, with the same condition as is prescribed by Section fi of said Chapter 24 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Delaware; and that any Clerk of the Peace hereafter appointed to said office shall give said bond, conditional [conditioned] as aforesaid, at the next term of said Court following his appointment.

SECTION 2. And be it enacted, That the acknowledgment and approval of said bond shall be certified by the Judges present, and shall forthwith be delivered to the Recorder of Deeds in and for such County, to be recorded and filed in his office; and any Clerk of the Peace, comprised within Section 1 of this act, who shall neglect to comply with its requirements, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be fined not less than five hundred nor more than one thousand dollars, and shall ipso facto forfeit his office.

Passed at Dover, March 30, 1871.