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AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16, DELAWARE CODE BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER TO THAT TITLE RELATING TO THE STORAGE OF EXPLOSIVES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all the Members elected to each Branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Title 16, Delaware Code is amended by adding a new chapter as follows:

CHAPTER 70. STORAGE OF EXPLOSIVES

§ 7001. Signs, stored explosives

(a) Upon the premises on which explosives are stored there shall be posted signs with the word "EXPLOSIVES--KEEP OFF" legibly printed thereon in letters not less than 3 inches high. Signs shall be placed so that a bullet passing through them will not strike any nearby magazine.

(b) When explosives are being processed, or are used in connection with any manufacturing process, or if explosives are stored at such manufacturing establishment, a sign no smaller than four square feet bearing the words "DANGER--EXPLOSIVES" shall be kept posted at the main plant entrance, and, in addition to this the remainder of the premises shall be posted with signs as set forth in paragraph ( a).

§ 7002. Exceptions

This chapter shall not apply to regularly licensed commercial establishments handling the sales and distribution of firearms and ammunition.

§ 7003. Violations and penalties

Whoever fails to comply with or violates any of the provisions of this Chapter shall be fined not less than $25.00, nor more than $1000.00, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

Approved July 3, 1960.