CHAPTER 364

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 464, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO SPEARGUNS.

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

Section 1. Section 464, Title 11, Delaware Code, is amended by striking the catchline and inserting in lieu thereof a new catchline to read as follows:

§ 464. Possession or sale of spring or air weapon, speargun, or silencer; exceptions

Section 2. Section 464, Title 11, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new subsection (f) to read as follows:

(f) Whoever shall sell or give a child under sixteen years of age any speargun shall be fined in such amount as the court, in its discretion, may determine, and shall be held legally responsible for any and all personal injury or property damage resulting therefrom.

Section 3. Section 464, Title 11, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new subsection (g) to read as follows:

() No child under the age of 16 years shall have possession of any speargun unless under the direct supervision of a full adult. The parent or legal guardian of a child violating the provisions of this subsection shall be fined an amount not to exceed $25 and with the knowledge of such parent or legal guardian shall be financially liable for any property damage or physical injury that occurs as the result of such violation.

Approved April 11, 1970.