TITLE 7

Conservation

Game, Wildlife and Dogs

CHAPTER 7. REGULATIONS AND PROHIBITIONS CONCERNING GAME AND FISH

Subchapter V. Terrapin


Whoever takes or destroys any terrapin eggs found, or collected, on or near the shore of any bay, river or stream in this State, where the water is salt, or upon any salt marsh, or beach, shall be guilty of a class D environmental misdemeanor. Anyone having possession of such eggs shall be deemed to have taken them there, unless that person proves the contrary.

Code 1852, § 969; 12 Del. Laws, c. 329, § 9; 14 Del. Laws, c. 422, § 9; Code 1915, § 2490; Code 1935, § 2970; 7 Del. C. 1953, § 781; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 275, § 91.;

Whoever uses any dredge for the purpose of catching or taking terrapin in the Indian River or Rehoboth Bay, or waters adjacent thereto, shall be guilty of a class D environmental misdemeanor for each offense.

13 Del. Laws, c. 435, § 1; 14 Del. Laws, c. 420, § 1; 16 Del. Laws, c. 310, § 1; Code 1915, § 2491; Code 1935, § 2971; 7 Del. C. 1953, § 783; 70 Del. Laws, c. 275, § 93.;

Nothing contained in this subchapter shall prevent any person from raising terrapin in a private pond.

24 Del. Laws, c. 151, § 1; 27 Del. Laws, c. 150; Code 1915, § 2492; Code 1935, § 2972; 7 Del. C. 1953, § 784; 70 Del. Laws, c. 275, §§ 95, 96.;