CHAPTER 212

CONTROL OF DISEASES OF HOGS BY LEVY COURT

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE LEVY COURT OF KENT COUNTY TO APPROPRIATE COUNTY MONIES FOR THE CONTROL OF DISEASES OF HOGS IN KENT COUNTY.

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

Section 1. The Levy Court of Kent County is authorized and directed to appropriate a sum not exceeding One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500.00) for each of the fiscal years beginning July 1, 1953 and ending June 30, 1954, and beginning July 1, 1954 and ending June 30, 1955, to be used for the control of diseases of hogs in Kent County by the introduction, maintenance and advancement of the latest and most improved method for control and cure of diseases of hogs.

If, for the furtherance of this purpose, the hogs of any owner who is a resident of Kent County shall require vaccination, inoculation or other similar treatment, the vaccine or other medicament or material may be furnished free of charge to such owner; provided, however, that no free vaccine or other medicament or material shall be furnished under the provisions of this Act, if such owner has received under the provisions hereof or under the provisions of any other State law or appropriation free vaccine, medicament or material for the treatment of ten hogs in any one year.

Section 2. In all cases where such treatment of hog diseases is necessary the owner or owners shall pay the expenses of a Veterinarian or other person employed to administer such treatment.

Section 3. The Levy Court of Kent County is authorized to obtain the assistance of the State Board of Agriculture and any licensed Veterinarian in Kent County in carrying out the provisions of this Act.

Approved June 30, 1953.