CHAPTER 426

RELATING TO TAKING OF OYSTERS FROM BROADKILN RIVER

AN ACT TO AMEND SUB-CHAPTER II, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE OF 1953, RELATING TO THE TAKING OF OYSTERS FROM BROADKILN RIVER OR ITS TRIBUTARIES.

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

Section 1. § 2331, Sub-Chapter II, Chapter 23, Title 7, Delaware Code of 1953, is amended by striking out all of said section and substituting the following:

§ 2331. Minimum size of oysters; exception for plants; culling

No person shall take or catch for market or buy or sell any oysters from Broadkiln River or its tributaries which are less than three (3) inches in length. All oysters caught or taken from such river or its tributaries shall be culled in the stream of water of at least two feet deep at mean low water. Nothing in this section shall prohibit or affect the catching or taking, buying or selling of oysters of any size to be used solely for planting purposes.

Section 2. § 2332, Sub-Chapter II, Chapter 23, Title 7, Delaware Code of 1953, is amended by striking out the figures "15" as they appear in Line 1 of said section and substituting the figures "25".

Section 3. Sub-Chapter II, Chapter 23, Title 7, Delaware Code of 1953 is amended by repealing all of § 2333.

Approved July 15, 1953.