Sports and Amusements

CHAPTER 8. Purchase of Rifles and Shotguns in States Contiguous to This State

§ 801. Definitions.

(a) As used in this chapter, the term “a state contiguous to this State” shall mean any state having a common border with this State.

(b) As used in this chapter, all other terms shall be given the meaning prescribed in 18 U.S.C. § 921 (the Gun Control Act of 1968), and the regulations duly promulgated thereunder as presently enacted or promulgated and as hereafter modified.

28 Del. C. 1953, §  801;  57 Del. Laws, c. 393.

§ 802. Lawful acts.

It shall be lawful for a person residing in this State, including a corporation or other business entity maintaining a place of business in this State, to purchase or otherwise obtain a rifle or shotgun in a state contiguous to this State and to receive or transport such rifle or shotgun into this State, subject, however, to such other laws of the State or its political subdivision as may be applicable and subject to § 102 of the Gun Control Act of 1968, 18 U.S.C. § 922.

28 Del. C. 1953, §  802;  57 Del. Laws, c. 393.

§ 803. Not applicable to federal licensees.

This chapter shall not apply or be construed to affect in any way the purchase, receipt or transportation of rifles and shotguns by federally licensed firearms manufacturers, importers, dealers or collectors.

28 Del. C. 1953, §  803;  57 Del. Laws, c. 393.