Wicomico County, MD
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted and amended as indicated in text.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dogs — See Ch. 133.
[P.L.L. 1888, Art. 23, sec. 51; 1930, sec. 91; 1959 Code, sec. 94. 1868, ch. 75; 1908, ch. 349, sec. 51 (p.1083); 1924, ch. 478; 1959, ch. 75, sec. 91; 1961, ch. 581]
Any person who shall shoot a fox that is being pursued by a dog or dogs in charge of a person or persons hunting same for sport in the limits of Wicomico County, and any person who shall shoot said dog or dogs, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction thereof before a Justice of the Peace, shall be fined not more than $50 and stand committed until the fine and costs are paid; provided, however, that this section shall not apply to any landowner shooting a fox upon his own property.
[P.L.L. 1888, Art. 23, sec. 52; 1930, sec. 92; 1959 Code, sec. 95. 1868, ch. 75; 1908, ch. 349, sec. 52 (p. 1083); 1959, ch. 75, sec. 92]
Any person who shall dig out or in any manner take from any den a female fox or her young whelps or kill or in any manner cause the death of such female fox or her young whelps during the period of time in which she is suckling them shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction before a Justice of the Peace, shall be fined not less than $25 nor more than $50 for every female fox or whelp so dug or taken out of any den or killed or caused to be killed and shall stand committed until such fine and costs are paid.
[1959 Code, sec. 97. 1939, ch. 447]
It shall be unlawful for any person at any time to have in his possession in Wicomico County any red fox pelt or pelts. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than $50 for each such violation.