CHAPTER 262

IN RELATION TO PUBLIC DUMPING AREAS

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 17, DELAWARE CODE OF 1953 RELATING TO "HIGHWAYS" BY AUTHORIZING AND EMPOWERING THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO ACCEPT IN THE NAME OF THE STATE BY EASEMENT OR LEASE CERTAIN AREAS WITHIN THE STATE FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING PUBLIC DUMPING AREAS; AND PROVIDING FOR THE SUPERVISION AND CONTROL OF SAID AREAS.

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

Section 1. § 132, Title 17, Delaware Code of 1953 is amended by adding an additional numerical paragraph Number 12 at the end of subsection (c) as follows:

(12) Accept lands by easement or lease in the name of the State in areas where it is deemed necessary to establish dumping areas for the use of the public, supervise and control all areas so accepted and provide suitable passageways to the dumping areas; and further, police the areas in order to prevent the spread of pests and disease and make such other regulations and rules as shall be deemed necessary for the purpose of carrying out the intent and purpose of this paragraph (12).

Approved July 6, 1953.