AN ACT to amend Section 45, Chapter 111, Revised Code.

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

That Section forty-five, of Chapter one hundred and eleven, of the Revised Code, be and is hereby amended by adding the following to said Section : The answer of a garnishee in any execution attachment, at the option of the plaintiff therein, may be taken by affidavit before any person legally authorized to administer oaths; and when so taken and filed with said writ of attachment shall be docketed in the same manner and have the same effect as if taken in open court; and the garnishees mileage, in such cases shall be counted from his residence to the office of the person taking his affidavit, and endorsed thereon.

Passed at Dover, February 17, 1881.