The Department has the authority for administering and enforcing this chapter and may promulgate regulations to administer and enforce this chapter. The Delaware State Police, local police officers of the community in which the offense took place, and Department of Health and Social Services’ Office of Animal Welfare shall assist the Department, at the request of the Department. All civil penalties imposed for violations of this chapter shall be paid to the Department. Any civil penalties collected by the Department under this section are hereby appropriated to the Department to carry out the purposes of this section.
Terms Used In Delaware Code Title 3 Sec. 7707
- Department: means the Department of Agriculture. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 5307
- State: means the State of Delaware; and when applied to different parts of the United States, it includes the District of Columbia and the several territories and possessions of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307