CHAPTER 147

FISH, OYSTERS AND GAME PROHIBITING HUNTING FROM VEHICLES SETTING TIME FOR KILLING MUSKRATS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 74 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FISH, OYSTERS AND GAME BY MAKING IT UNLAWFUL TO SHOOT AT OR KILL BIRDS OR ANIMALS WHILE HUNTER IS IN A VEHICLE.

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, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing all of 2828. Sec. 27. thereof and inserting and enacting in lieu thereof the following:

2828. Sec. 27. Hunting or Shooting from Farm Machinery and Moving Vehicles, Night Hunting; Prohibited;--it shall be unlawful for any person to shoot at or kill any birds or animals protected by the laws of this State by means of any firearms at any time or place while such person is the occupant of any motor vehicle or is riding in or upon any piece of farm machinery.

It shall be unlawful to pursue, catch, take or kill any birds or animals protected by the laws of this State, except frogs, muskrats, raccoons, opossums, skunks, minks, otters and foxes between one hour after sunset of one day and one hour before sunrise of the following day. It shall be unlawful to shoot muskrats within the hours named in this Section.

Approved April 3, 1947.