AN ACT to amend Chapter 117 of the Revised Code of Delaware relating to the salary of the Stenographer for the Court of Chancery.

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

That Chapter 117 of the Revised Code of Delaware be, and the same is, hereby amended by repealing 3888, Section 45, as amended by Chapter 224, Volume 30, Laws of Delaware, and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

3888. Section 45. STENOGRAPHER; COURT OFFICER; APPOINTMENT; REMOVAL; BOND; DUTIES: There shall be attached to the Court of Chancery an additional officer, who shall be a skilled and competent stenographer, whose duty it shall be to attend the sessions of said Court in the several counties, and also whenever the Chancellor sits in Chambers for the hearing of causes or petitions, and under the order and direction of the Chancellor to report all evidence, opinions and other matters, as the Chancellor may order.

He shall be appointed by the Chancellor and be subject to be removed at pleasure, and another appointed in his place.

Before entering upon his duties, he shall be duly sworn as other Court Officers, and shall give bond to the State of Delaware in the penal sum of Two Thousand Dollars, to be approved by the Chancellor, for the faithful discharge of his duties.

He shall receive as compensation for his services such sum as may be approved by the Chancellor, not exceeding Three Thousand Dollars for each and every year.

Approved March 23, 1927.