CHAPTER 623

PROVIDING FOR RABIES IMMUNIZATION IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, ENTITLED "CONSERVATION" SO AS TO REQUIRE RABIES IMMUNIZATION FOR ALL DOGS IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY NORTH OF THE DELAWARE AND CHESAPEAKE CANAL.

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

Section 1. § 1701 (b), Title 7, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:

(b) Upon application and payment of the license tax an applicant shall be entitled to receive a dog license provided that residents of New Castle County north of the Delaware and Chesapeake Canal must present a veterinarian's certificate of current rabies immunization of the dog for which a license is sought prior to the issuance of such license. Each dog license shall show the date on which the tax is paid. The Commission shall also issue with each license a metal license tag showing the year for which the license is paid and the serial number of the license. The tag shall be of a design to be adopted by the Board of Game and Fish Commissioners, and shall be attached to a substantial collar by the owner of such dog and shall be worn by such dog at all times. If any such tag should be lost a new tag shall forthwith be secured from the Board of Game and Fish Commissioners for which tag an additional license tax of twenty-five cents shall be paid.

Approved July 9, 1956.