CHAPTER 347

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 501, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO LICENSES FOR HUNTING, FISHING AND TRAPPING.

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

Section 1. Amend § 501, Chapter 5, Title 7, Delaware Code, by deleting this section in its entirety and substituting therefor the following:

§ 501. License requirements for residents

Every resident of this State, except as otherwise provided in this Chapter, is to obtain a license before hunting and trapping and before fishing in this State; and every resident of this State under the age of 19 years shall have satisfactorily completed six hours of instruction in safety, conduct in the field wildlife management and laws pertaining to wildlife, such instruction to be provided by personnel of the Board of Game and Fish Commissioners or their authorized agents before a resident may hunt with firearms or bows and arrows in this State.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective July 1, 1970.

Approved March 25, 1970.