CHAPTER 40

RELATING TO ABANDONED REFRIGERATORS

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER XIII, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, BY REQUIRING CERTAIN PRECAUTIONS WITH REGARD TO ABANDONED REFRIGERATORS AND IMPOSING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.

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

Section 1. Subchapter XIII, Chapter 3, Title 11, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by adding thereto a new section, as follows :

§ 437. Refrigerators abandoned in places accessible to children

Whoever abandons or leaves unattended in any place accessible to children any refrigerator, ice box, or similar airtight box or container, which has a locking device inoperable from within, without first unhinging and removing the door or lid thereof or detaching the locking device from said door or lid, shall be fined not less than $10 nor more than $100 for each offense.

Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit the normal use of any refrigerator, ice box, or freezer for the storage of food in the home or buildings appurtenant thereto.

Approved April 20, 1955.