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Session Laws, 1931
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ALBERT C. RITCHIE, GOVERNOR.                1411

battery or other contrivance or device for the purpose of hunt-
ing or killing of Elk or Deer except as permitted by this Act.

(b)  It shall be unlawful for any person to kill more than
one buck deer, with two or more points to one antler, during
open season, said open season applying only to Allegany
County and to any game preserve in Washington County en-
closed by a fence not less than seven feet high, and in Garrett
County. It shall be unlawful to shoot, trap, pursue or kill,
or gun or hunt for, any fawn or female deer at any time
within the limits of this State.

(c)  Any person violating any of the provisions of Section
73, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon con-
viction before any Justice of the Peace of this State, shall
be fined three hundred ($300) dollars and costs for each and
every offense. Any person who fails to pay the fine so imposed
shall stand committed to jail until the fine and costs shall
have been paid, but such imprisonment shall not exceed ninety
days for any one offense.

Any person other than the State Game Warden, Deputy
Game Warden, or officer receiving compensation from the
Conservation Department of Maryland who shall procure the
conviction of any person violating any of the provisions of
Sections 60, 61, 62 and 73 shall receive one-half of the fine
recovered, the remaining one-half shall be paid to the State
Game Warden or to the State Comptroller to be placed to
the credit of the State Game Protection Fund to be used as
provided by law.

If any clause, sentence, paragraph or section of Sections
60, 61, 62 and 73 shall, for any reason, be adjudged by any
court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional and
invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate
the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation
to the clause, sentence, paragraph, or section thereof, so found
unconstitutional and invalid.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That all laws or parts
of laws of the State of Maryland, general or local, inconsistent
with the provisions of this Act, be and the same are hereby
repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That this Act shall take
effect June 1, 1931.

Approved April 17, 1931.

 

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