CHAPTER 196 - LICENSING OF NON-RESIDENT MASTERS OF FISHING BOATS OR VESSELS

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE LICENSING OF NON-RESIDENT MASTERS OF FISHING BOATS OR VESSELS ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF CARRYING FISHING PARTIES FOR HIRE.

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

Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any non-resident to act or serve as master of any boat or boats engaged in the business of carrying fishing parties, for hire, from the shores of this State for the purpose of fishing in the waters of the Delaware River and Bay, without first obtaining an annual license therefor from the Board of Game and Fish Commissioners of the State of Delaware.

Section 2. The fee for the license required under Section 1 hereof shall be One Hundred Dollars, and such license shall expire on the thirty-first day of December of the year issued.

Section 3. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall upon conviction thereof forfeit and pay a fine of not less than Fifty Dollars nor more than Two Hundred Dollars, together with costs of prosecution.

Section 4. If any person fail to pay any fine or costs imposed under the provisions of this Act, such person shall be committed to the jail of the County where such conviction is had, for a period not exceeding ninety (90) days, or until such fine and costs are paid.

Section 5. All prosecutions for violations of any of the provisions of this Act shall be in accordance with the provisions of 2410 Section 53, Chapter 74 of the Revised Code of 1915.

Approved April 8, 1935.