CHAPTER 98

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF DOGS RUNNING AT LARGE.

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

Section 1. Section 1702, Title 7, Delaware Code, is amended by striking all of paragraph (a) and (d) and the insertion of a new paragraph (a) to read as follows:

(a) No dog shall be permitted to run at large at any time, unless such dog is accompanied by the owner or custodian and under his reasonable control, except that a person who is an occupant of a farm or property containing 20 acres or more on which there is no more than three resident dwelling units may permit his dog to run at large between the first day of October and the last day of February, next following, provided such dog is licensed in accordance with Section 1701 of this title.

Approved May 22, 1969.