AN ACT to amend Chapter 155 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, relating to crimes and punishments.

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

Sec. 1. That Chapter 155 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware be and the same is hereby amended by adding at the end of said Chapter 155, as amended, the following new section, to be known as 4847 C, Sec. 45:

4847 C, Sec. 45. Any person indicted or informed against in any Court of this State, upon a charge which is or may hereafter be under the laws of this State a misdemeanor, may, if he shall so elect when called upon to plead, be tried by the Court instead of by the jury; and in such cases, the Court shall have jurisdiction to hear and try such cause and render judgment and sentence thereon. The Court in such cases shall consist of either one, two or three Judges, as the Court shall determine; but in the event that more than one Judge shall try any such case, the concurrence of all the Judges sitting shall be required for a verdict.

Approved April 12, A. D. 1927.