CHAPTER 76

RELATING TO ABANDONMENT OF LIVING CREATURES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO ABANDONMENT OF LIVING CREATURES; PENALTIES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all the Members elected to each House concurring therein):

Section 1. § 340, Title 11, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:

§ 340. Abandonment of Living Creatures

Whoever being the owner, possessor or harborer or driver of any living creature other than a human being and who shall willfully abandon the same shall be fined not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) for every such offense, and may be imprisoned until the fine is paid, but for a period not to exceed 30 days.

Section 2. The Justices of the Peace shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine violations of this section.

Approved May 3, 1957.