CHAPTER 77

RELATING TO LICENSING OF DEADLY WEAPONS DEALERS AND PROHIBITING SALE OF SWITCH BLADE KNIVES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE OF 1953 RELATING TO DEADLY WEAPONS DEALERS; NECESSITY FOR LICENSE; EXCEPTIONS.

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

Section 1. § 901, Chapter 9, Title 24, Delaware Code of 1953 is amended to read as follows:

§ 901. Necessity for license; exceptions

No person shall sell or expose to sale, any pistol or revolver, or revolver or pistol cartridges, stiletto, steel or brass knuckles, or other deadly weapon made especially for the defense of one's person, without first having obtained a license therefor, which license shall be known as "Special License to Sell Deadly Weapons". No person licensed or unlicensed shall possess, sell, or offer for sale any switch blade knife.

This section shall not apply to toy pistols, pocket knives, or knives used in the domestic household, or surgical instruments or tools of any kind.

Approved May 20, 1953.