CHAPTER 20

RELATING TO REGULATIONS AND PROHIBITIONS ON GAME

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 7, OF THE DELAWARE CODE OF 1953 RELATING TO REGULATIONS AND PROHIBITIONS CONCERNING GAME AND FISH; NUMBER OF GAME LAWFUL TO KILL; POSSESSION AFTER CLOSE OF SEASON.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 716, Title 7, of the Delaware Code of 1953, is amended to read as follows:

§ 716. Number of game lawful to kill; possession after close of season

No person shall take or kill, in any one day, more migratory birds or fowl than are permitted by federal laws and regulations, or more than eight (8) birds or fowl of any other species, and four (4) animals, or have such birds, fowl, or animals in possession for more than thirty days after the close of the season for killing the same, excepting when such birds or animals are had in possession alive for scientific or propagating purposes: The provisions of this section shall not apply to,

(1) Animals habitually trapped for their pelts, protected by the provisions of Part 1 of this Title;

(2) Snipe, plover and reed birds; and

(3) Birds covered by the provisions of § 714 of this title;

Approved March 23, 1953.