CHAPTER 394

FISH, OYSTERS AND GAME

OPOSSUM AND RACCOON

AN ACT TO REPEAL CHAPTER 180, VOLUME 46, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1947, AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 74, OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO "FISH, OYSTERS AND GAME," BY CHANGING THE DATES OF THE OPEN SEASON FOR TAKING OF OPOSSUM AND FOR TAKING OF RACCOON EXCEPT IN CERTAIN PARTS OF NEW CASTLE AND KENT COUNTIES.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 180, of Volume 46, Laws of Delaware, 1947, be and the same is hereby repealed.

Section 2. That 2821. Sec. 20. of Chapter 74, Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing the following words from the first paragraph of the said Section to-wit:

"Raccoon and opossum from November 1st to January 15th, next following;"

and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"Raccoon from November 1st to January 31st, next following, except from the Southerly boundary limits of the City of Wilmington, and East and Southeast of the center line of U. S. Route No. 13, thence following said center line of U. S. Route 13 to the pcint where U. S. Route No. 13 forms a junction with U. S. Route No. 113 and thence along the center line of U. S. Route No. 113 to a line dividing Kent County from Sussex County during any time of the year excepting on Sundays; opossum from November 1st to January 31st, next following."

Section 3. All Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed insofar as such inconsistency exists only.

Approved June 30, 1949