CHAPTER 133

CRABS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 74 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, PROVIDING FOR THE POSSESSION, SALE AND OFFERING FOR SALE OF HARD AND PEELER CRABS CAUGHT IN INDIAN RIVER AND REHOBOTH BAY OR ANY OF THEIR TRIBUTARIES.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 74 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out all of 3044. Section 243 and by inserting in lieu thereof the following to be known as 3044. Section 243:

3044. Section 243. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, not a resident of the State of Delaware, at any time to sell or offer for sale any hard shell crabs taken from any of the waters of Indian River, Rehoboth Bay or any of their tributaries.

It shall be lawful, however, for any resident of the State of Delaware, at any time to sell or offer for sale any hard shell crabs over five and one-half inches in length and peeler crabs over three inches in length, from said waters.

It shall be unlawful for any person or persons at any time to have in their possession more than two bushels of hard shell crabs other than peeler crabs less than five and one-half inches in length taken from said waters.

Section 2. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of the inconsistency only.

Approved May 4, 1939.

Insane