CHAPTER 214

RELATING TO CATCHING OF SHELLFISH

AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF VACUUM OR SUCTION DEVICES FOR THE TAKING AND CATCHING OF OYSTERS, CLAMS, CRABS AND OTHER SHELLFISH IN DELAWARE.

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

Section 1. That no person shall use anywhere in the State of Delaware any mechanical device which uses a vacuum or suction method for taking or catching oysters, clams, crabs or other shellfish.

Section 2. That any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be subject to a fine of $1,000.00 and 1 year imprisonment for each violation.

Approved June 8, 1955.