CHAPTER 302

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 231

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 25, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM SIZE OF LOBSTER IN INCREMENTS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §2501, Chapter 25, Title 7, Delaware Code by striking same in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"2501. Minimum Size Limit

It shall be unlawful for any person to take from any waters within the jurisdiction of the State or have in his possession at any time any American lobster with a minimum carapace length measuring less than 3-1/4 inches between January 1, 1989 and December 31, 1990; 3-9/32 inches between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1991 and 3-5/16 inches after January 1, 1992. The carapace, or body shell, is measured from the rear end of the eye socket along a line parallel to the center line of the carapace to the posterior end of the carapace."

Approved July 10, 1990.