CHAPTER 485

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 7, CHAPTER 17, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO IMPOUNDING AND DISPOSITION OF DOGS RUNNING AT LARGE.

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

Section 1. Amend Title 7, Section 1710, Delaware Code, by adding a new sentence at the end to read as follows:

Any impounded dog shall not be disposed of without five (5) days written notification to the owner of said dog if ownership can be determined, unless disposal is recommended by a doctor of veterinary medicine.

Approved June 3, 1970.