CHAPTER 149

COLLECTOR OF OYSTER REVENUE - CATCHING AND TAKING OF OYSTERS IN BROADKILN RIVER

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 152, VOLUME 44, LAWS OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE CATCHING AND TAKING OF OYSTERS FROM BROADKILN RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES BY PROVIDING FOR THE AMOUNTS TO BE PAID TO THE COLLECTOR OF OYSTER REVENUE.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 152, Volume 44, Laws of Delaware, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing all of Section 3 thereof and enacting and inserting in lieu thereof the following, to wit:

Section 3. Any person or persons who shall catch or take any oysters from said Broadkiln River or its tributaries shall pay at the time said oysters are sold a tax of Three Cents ($.03) per bushel which said tax shall be charged to and received by said seller from the purchaser thereof.

Approved April 3, 1947.