CHAPTER 316

REGULATING ADVERTISEMENTS OF FARMERS MARKETS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 3 TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SPECIFIC CRIMES BY REGULATING CERTAIN ADVERTISING OF "FARMERS MARKET" AND "FARMERS AUCTION MARKET."

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. That Chapter 3, Title 11 of the Delaware Code is hereby amended by adding after § 566 thereof the following new section:

§ 567. No person shall designate, display any sign designating, or advertise any business as a "farmers' market", "farmers' auction market," or use words in connection therewith the general import of which would indicate or tend to indicate to the public at large that farm products are dealt with therein unless such farm products are the principal commodities displayed and offered for sale or sold in the operation of such business.

Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not less than $10.00 nor more than $100.00 for each such violation.

Justices of the Peace shall have jurisdiction of any offense under this section.

Approved February 6, 1958.