CHAPTER 606

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 704, PARAGRAPH (c), TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO PROHIBITED HUNTING METHODS.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 704, Paragraph (c), Title 7, Delaware Code, by striking Paragraph (c) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new Paragraph (c) to read as follows:

(c) No person or persons shall shoot at, or kill any birds or animals protected by the laws of this State with any device, swivel or punt gun, or with any gun other than such as is habitually raised at arm's length and fired from the shoulder, or pursue or kill the same, except frogs, raccoons, opossums, skunks, minks and otters, with the aid of any artificial light or lantern. Possession of such illegal device or gun or lantern while hunting shall be prima facie evidence of an offense under this subsection.

Approved June 29, 1970.