CHAPTER 203 - OYSTER INDUSTRY IN THE DELAWARE BAY AND TRIBUTARIES

AN ACT REGULATING THE OYSTER INDUSTRY IN THE DELAWARE BAY AND TRIBUTARIES.

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 person to take or catch with tongs any oysters from the natural beds of the Delaware Bay, or from any of the tributaries thereof, unless he shall have first paid to the Collector of Oyster Revenue the sum of Five Dollars and has received from the said Collector a license therefor.

Section 2. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be compelled to pay a fine of Fifteen Dollars for the first offense and Fifty Dollars for every additional offense. Upon a third conviction, in addition to the penalty above provided, it shall be the duty of the Collector of Oyster Revenue upon proper certification of the same to revoke the license of the convicted person for a period of one year from the date of the said third conviction.

Section 3. All Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed as to such inconsistency only.

Approved March 20, 1935.