OF SHIPMENT AND CARRYING OF INTOXICATING LIQUORS.
AN ACT regulating the shipment or carrying of spirituous, vinous or malt liquor into local option territory, or the delivery of same in such territory.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier, knowingly to accept or receive for shipment, transportation or delivery to any person or place within local option territory, or to carry, bring into, transfer to any other person, carrier or agent, handle, deliver or distribute in local option territory, any spirituous, vinous or malt liquor, regardless of the name by which it may be called.
Section 2. That it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation engaged in the manufacture or sale of spirituous, vinous or malt liquor, or the agent, servant or employee of any such person, firm or corporation, to carry, convey or bring into local option territory, spirituous, vinous or malt liquor, regardless of the name by which it may be called, by ally conveyance or means of transportation whatsoever.
Section 3. That any person, whether as principal, or agent, clerk or servant of another, who shall knowingly violate any of the provisions of this Act, shall upon conviction thereof be fined not less than fifty dollars, nor more than five hundred dollars for the first offense; and upon conviction for any subsequent offense, in addition to such fine shall be imprisoned for a period of not less than thirty days, nor more than six months.
Section 4. This Act shall apply to all packages of spirituous, vinous or malt liquor, whether broken or unbroken. Each package of spirituous, vinous or malt liquor, regardless of the name by which it may be called, accepted, received, carried, transferred, handled, delivered or distributed in violation of the provisions of this Act, shall constitute a separate offense. And the false or fictitious naming or labeling of any spirituous, vinous or malt liquor for shipment or delivery into local option territory, shall work a forfeiture of such liquor.
Section 5. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to apply to the shipment or delivery to physicians or druggists, of spirituous, vinous or malt liquor, in unbroken packages in quantity not to exceed five gallons at any one time, nor to the delivery to Churches, or the proper officers thereof, of wine in unbroken packages for sacramental purposes.
Section 6. That it shall be unlawful for any person to carry, bring or have brought any quantity of spirituous, vinous or malt liquor from any point within the State of Delaware into local option territory within said State greater than one gallon within the space of twenty-four hours.
Approved April 8, A. D. 1913.