CHAPTER 25

GAME - PROVIDING FOR REMOVAL OF DUCK BLINDS IN CERTAIN BAYS AND TRIBUTARIES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 74 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO FISH, OYSTERS AND GAME, BY THE REPEAL OF 2820A. SECTION 19A. THEREOF, PROVIDING FOR LICENSING AND REGULATIONS OF DUCK BLINDS IN THE WATERS OF REHOBOTH BAY, INDIAN RIVER AND BAY, ASSAW0- MAN BAY, AND THE TRIBUTARIES THEREOF AS THE SAME APPEAR IN CHAPTER 205, VOLUME 45, LAWS OF DELAWARE; PROVIDING FOR REMOVAL OF ALL STAKE, BRUSH OR BOOBY BLINDS IN SAID WATERS.

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 and repealing all of 2820A. Section 19A. thereof, as the same appears in Chapter 205, Volume 45,, Laws of Delaware.

Section 2. On and after the approval of this Act, the Board of Game and Fish Commissioners shall cause notice to be sent to the owner, lessee or licensee of land bordering the Rehoboth Bay, Indian River and Bay, Assawoman Bay and the tributaries thereof, who have erected, constructed or maintained stake, brush or booby blinds in the said waters in front of the property which they own, lease or license to remove said stake, brush or booby blinds from said waters on or before the first day of June, A. D. 1947.

Section 3. Any owner, lessee or licensee failing to remove the stake, brush or booby blinds on or before the first day of June, A. D. 1947, after notice from the Board of Game and Fish Commissioners shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) nor more than Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($250.00) in the discretion of the Court.

Approved February 11, 1947.