AN ACT to amend Chapter 74, of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, regulating the training of dogs.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Chapter 74, of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 176, Volume 30, Laws of Delaware, approved April 21, 1919, and by Chapter 185, Volume 34, Laws of Delaware, approved April 15, 1925, be and the same is hereby amended by repealing 2406 E. Section 49 E. of said Chapter, and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

2406 E. Section 49 E. It shall be lawful for the owner or custodian of any bird, rabbit, raccoon or foxdog, to train and break the same, at any time of the year daylight or night, except during the months of March, April, May, June, July and August. Provided, that while training or breaking dogs, the owner or custodian thereof exercises reasonable precaution to keep such dogs in control, and if any such dog or dogs shall, during such training, wander off and out of control of the owner or custodian without his fault, such dog or dogs shall not be deemed to be running at large within the meaning of this Act. Any dog or dogs killing any game protected by the laws of this State, during the closed season, while so training, the owner or custodian shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not less than Two Dollars nor more than Five Dollars for each offense.

Approved May 4, A. D. 1927.