CHAPTER 200 - MAXIMUM LOAD CAPACITY FOR BOATS CARRYING FISHING OR CRABBING PARTIES FOR HIRE

AN ACT FIXING A MAXIMUM LOAD CAPACITY FOR BOATS CARRYING FISHING OR CRABBING PARTIES FOR HIRE

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

Section 1. That no boat used for carrying fishing parties or crabbing parties for hire in the Delaware Bay, the Delaware River, or from the Delaware shore into the Atlantic Ocean over which the State of Delaware has jurisdiction, or in any bay, lake, river, pond or other inland waters, shall carry a greater load than the rating of said boat as established by the Boat Inspector for the State of Delaware.

Section 2. It shall be unlawful for the owner, Master, or other person in charge of any boat to permit a load in excess of the maximum established under the provisions of Section 1 hereof.

Section 3. Any person or persons convicted of violating the provisions of this Act shall be fined not less than Ten Dollars nor more than One Hundred Dollars, or be imprisoned for a term not exceeding thirty days, or both fine and imprisonment at the discretion of the Court.

Approved May 13, 1941.