CHAPTER 141

RELATING TO SALE AND POSSESSION OF RABBITS

RECEIVED FROM OTHER STATES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 7 OF TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE SALE AND POSSESSION OF RABBITS RECEIVED FROM OTHER STATES.

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

Section 1. § 772, Title 7, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:

§ 772. Receipt of rabbits from without the State; penalties

(a) No person shall receive from without the State any European or San Juan rabbit or any rabbit from an endemic state or area listed as such by the U. S. Public Health Service.

(b) No person shall receive from without the State any rabbit which is not prohibited by subsection (a) of this section unless it is accompanied by the certificate of the State Board of Health or of an equivalent agency of the place of origin recognized and approved by the State Board of Health to the effect that such rabbit is free from disease.

(c) Whoever violates any of the provisions of this section shall be fined for each offense not less than $100 nor more than $1,000.

Approved May 19, 1955.