Act of Jun. 23, 1931, P.L. 929, No. 312              Cl. 16
                                  AN ACT

     Fixing the qualifications of deputy sheriffs in this

        Section 1.  Deputy sheriffs; qualifications
        It shall be unlawful for the sheriff of any county of this
     Commonwealth to appoint as deputy sheriff any person who shall
     not have been a citizen and resident of the county for which he
     is appointed for at least one year immediately preceding such
     appointment, or to appoint as deputy sheriff any person who,
     within ten years immediately preceding such appointment, shall
     have been convicted of any crime punishable under the laws of
     this Commonwealth by imprisonment exceeding one year. 1931, June
     23, P.L. 929, No. 312, Sec. 1.