Whenever any person violates any of this chapter the Department of Health and Social Services shall cause the person so violating to be prosecuted in a court having jurisdiction in the county where the offense is committed.

28 Del. Laws, c. 228, § 7; Code 1935, § 4081; 16 Del. C. 1953, § 3511; 70 Del. Laws, c. 149, § 163; 71 Del. Laws, c. 85, § 4.;

Terms Used In Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 3509

  • Department: means the Department of Health and Social Services. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 101
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.