CHAPTER 450

RELATING TO HUNTING AND TRAPPING DEVICES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO REGULATIONS AND PROHIBITIONS CONCERNING HUNTING AND TRAPPING DEVICES AND METHODS.

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

Section 1. § 704, Chapter 7, Title 7, Delaware Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof two new subsections to read as follows :

(d) No person shall use for hunting or carry when hunting any shot gun shells loaded with missiles larger than No. 2 shot except ammunition permitted for hunting deer during the lawful open season for deer.

(d) No person shall carry firearms or other implements in any motor vehicle or conveyance by which deer can be killed when spotlighting deer or attempting to spotlight deer. Possession in a motor vehicle or conveyance of firearms or other implements by which deer can be killed when spotlighting deer or attempting to spotlight deer shall be prima facie evidence of the use of such firearms or other implements for hunting.

The provisions of this sub-section shall not be applicable where the headlights of a motor vehicle operated by any person while traveling on a highway cast a beam of light upon a deer on or adjacent to such highway and where there is no attempt or intent to locate such deer by the driver or passenger of the motor vehicle or conveyance.

Approved July 14, 1955.