TITLE 7

Conservation

Game, Wildlife and Dogs

CHAPTER 7. REGULATIONS AND PROHIBITIONS CONCERNING GAME AND FISH

Subchapter IV. Rabbits


No person shall hunt, take, kill or destroy any rabbit or hare with a ferret, or have a ferret in possession while hunting.

26 Del. Laws, c. 165, § 13; Code 1915, § 2386; Code 1935, § 2837; 7 Del. C. 1953, § 771; 70 Del. Laws, c. 275, § 90.;

(a) No person shall receive from without the State any European or San Juan rabbit or any rabbit from an endemic state or area listed as such by the United States Public Health Service.

(b) No person shall receive from without the State any rabbit which is not prohibited by subsection (a) of this section unless it is accompanied by the certificate of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services or the Secretary's designee or of an equivalent agency of the place of origin recognized and approved by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services or the Secretary's designee to the effect that such rabbit is free from disease.

(c) Whoever violates this section shall be guilty of a class B environmental misdemeanor for each offense.

28 Del. Laws, c. 195; Code 1935, § 2844; 7 Del. C. 1953, § 772; 50 Del. Laws, c. 141, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 149, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 275, §§ 87, 90.;

A special license shall not be required for the purpose of selling rabbits received from without the State in accordance with § 768 of this title.

28 Del. Laws, c. 195; Code 1935, § 2845; 7 Del. C. 1953, § 773; 70 Del. Laws, c. 275, §§ 88, 90.;

All persons exposing rabbits for sale, which were received from without the State, shall mark on a card not less than 12 inches by 8 inches, in readable letters, the words "Shipped Rabbits," the name of the state from where the rabbits were shipped, and the name of the shipper.

28 Del. Laws, c. 195; Code 1935, § 2846; 7 Del. C. 1953, § 774; 70 Del. Laws, c. 275, § 90.;

All persons having rabbits in their possession and offering them for sale shall show, on demand from any constable, police officer or Fish and Wildlife Agent, the bill of lading and all other memoranda of the shipment, so as to satisfy such officer that the rabbits were not killed or shipped from any place within this State.

28 Del. Laws, c. 195; Code 1935, § 2847; 7 Del. C. 1953, § 775; 70 Del. Laws, c. 105, § 5; 70 Del. Laws, c. 275, § 90.;