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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, SUBCHAPTER XVI, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DEADLY WEAPONS AND FIREARMS.

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

Section 1. Section 464, Title 11, Delaware Code is hereby amended by adding the following paragraphs thereto to read as follows:

§ 464. (c) Whoever shall sell or give to a child under 16 years of age any firearm or what is commonly known as a B. B. or air rifle or B. B. shot, shall be fined in such amount as the court, in its discretion, may determine.

(d) No child under 16 years of age shall have possession of any firearm or what is commonly known as a B. B. or air rifle or the shot therefor unless under the direct supervision of a full adult. The parents or the legal guardian of a child violating the provisions of this sub-section (d) shall be fined an amount not to exceed twenty-five dollars ($25) and shall be held financially liable for any property damage or physical injury that occurs as the result of such violation.

(e) Sub-section (c) and (d) above shall apply only to New Castle County.

Approved May 5, 1959.