CHAPTER 157

CRABS

AN ACT FOR THE CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF SOFT SHELL, PEELER AND HARD SHELL CRABS.

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

Section 1. No person, firm or corporation shall take, possess, sell, possess for sale, or offer for sale any soft shell crab measuring less than three and one-half inches across the shell from tip to tip of spike, or any peeler crab or hard shell crab measuring less than three inches across the shell from tip to tip of spike.

Section 2. Any person, firm or corporation shall be fined not more than Five Dollars ($5.00), and in default of the payment of the said fine and costs shall be imprisoned for not less than ten days for each peeler, hard shell or soft shell crab taken, possessed, sold, possessed for sale or offered for sale by him or it in violation of the provisions of this act.

Approved April 13, 1943.

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