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Statutes, Revision of 1947, Title 43, Ch. 410—Gas and

Elecric Meters.

Statutes, Revision of 1947, Title 38, Ch. 340—Paints

and Putty—Continued. English language and in clear and distinct gothic letters, stating, with substantial accuracy, the percent of white lead, oxide of zinc, red lead, water, pure linseed oil or substitutes therefor, the name and per cent of dryer used, the per cent of colored matter and inert material used, the name and residence of the manufacturer of the paint,, or of the distributor thereof, or of the party for whom the same is manufactured, the per cent of solid and liquid material used, and the net measure of the contents of the container of all liquid or mixed paints, and the net weight of the contents of the package of all paste and semi-paste paints sold by weight, or if sold by measure, the net measure of such package. [1908] Sec. 7824. Penalties for violations; exceptions.

A person, firm or corporation that manufactures for sale, sells, or exposes for sale within this state paint or mixed paint, paste or semipaste paint, or compound intended for use as such, white lead, linseed oil, turpentine or putty, who violates the provisions of the four preceding sections shall be fined not more than $100.00, nor less than $25.00 for each offense. However, a person, firm or corporation that manufactures for sale, sells, or exposes for sale within this state, white lead, paint or mixed paint, paste or semipaste paint, containing ingredients other than those enumerated in section 7821, shall not be deemed guilty of a violation of this chapter (Secs. 7820–7826), in case the same is properly labeled, stating the quantity or amount of each and every ingredient used therein, the name and the place of residence of the manufacturer of the paint, or of the distributor thereof, or of the party for whom the same is manufactured, the per cent of solid and liquid material used, and the net measure of the contents of the container of all liquid or mixed paints and the net weight of the contents of the package of all paste and semipaste paints sold by weight, or if sold by measure, the net measure of such package. [1908] Sec. 7825. Prima facie evidence of violation.

The possession by a person, firm or corporation dealing in an article or substance described in the preceding section and not labeled as required by the provisions of this chapter (Secs. 7820-7826), shall be considered prima facie evidence that the same is kept by such person, firm or corporation in violation of the provisions of this chapter. [1908] Sec. 7826. Enforcing agency; powers and duties.

The director of standards shall have charge of the proper enforcement of the provisions of this chapter [Secs. 7820_7826]

(1908; last amended 1933.]

Sec. 9743. Testing upon request.

Upon demand of any of its customers a public service company which sells gas or electricity shall test without charge the meters used to measure the gas or electricity sold to such customer, provided that the customer does not request such test more frequently than once in twelve months. 1931; last amended 1933.] Sec. 9744. Testing on installation.

Such company shall test every service meter for correct connection and proper mechanical condition in its permanent position at the time of installation or within sixty days thereafter. [1931] Sec. 9745. Cost of test; report.

When a customer requests a meter test within twelve months after the date of installation or of the last previous test of his meter, he may be required by the company to make a deposit equal to the reasonable cost of such test. The amount so de posited with the company shall be refunded or credited to the customer if the meter has a positive average error, that is, is fast, in excess of four per cent; otherwise such deposit may be retained by the company. A customer may be present when the company tests his meter, or may select an expert or other representative to be present. A written report, giving the results of such test, shall be made to the customer by the company. [1931) Sec. 9746. Inaccurate meter.

Such company shall not keep in service a gas or electric service meter which registers upon no load or which has an error in measurement in excess of four per cent. [1931; last amended 1933.] Statutes, Revision of 1947, Title 41, Ch. 364False

Advertising
Sec. 8324. Unlawful acts; penalty.

A person, firm, corporation or association, or an agent or employee thereof, who, with intent to sell or dispose of merchandise, real estate, securities or service or to induce the public to enter into any obligations relating thereto, shall knowingly make, publish, circulate or place before the public, in a newspaper, magazine or other publication or in form of a book, notice, circular, pamphlet, letter, handbill, poster, bill, sign, placard, card, label or tag, an advertisement or statement regarding merchandise, real estate, securities or service, which ad. vertisement or statement shall contain anything untrue, deceptive or misleading, shall be fined not more than $1,000.00. [1931]

Code of Laws of the Municipality of St. Thomas and St.

John, and Code of Laws of the Municipality of St.
Croix, Title IV, Ch. 10—False Weights and Measures

Page Sec. 53 False weight or measure defined..

1029 54 Using false weight and measures; penalty------ 1029

Page Sec. 55 Packages: Marking false weight or tare; penalty 1029

56 Seller must give full weight or measure; penalty 1029 57 Commodities sold by ton: Seller must give full weight or measure; penalty

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Code of Laws of the Municipality of St. Thomas and

St. John, and Code of Laws of the Municipality of St. Croix, Title IV, Ch. 10—False Weights and Meas

ures.

Sec. 53. False weight or measure defined.

A false weight or measure is one which does not conform to the standard established by law. [1921] Sec. 54. Using false weights and measures; penalty.

Every person who uses any weight or measure, knowing it to be false, by which another is defrauded or otherwise injured, shall be punished by imprisonment for not exceeding six months or by fine not exceeding two hundred dollars, or by both. (1921) Sec. 55. Packages: Marking false weight or tare; penalty.

Every person who knowingly marks or stamps false or short weight or measure, or false tare, on any cask or package, or knowingly sells or offers for

sale, any cask or package so marked, shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding six months or by fine not exceeding two hundred dollars, or by both. [1921] Sec. 56. Seller must give full weight or measure; penalty.

In all sales of merchandise, wares, articles of food or drink, or whatever else is purchased by weight or measure, the seller must give the purchaser full weight or measure, and any person violating this section shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding six months or by fine not ex. ceeding two hundred dollars, or by both. [1921) Sec. 57. Commodities sold by ton: Seller must give full weight or measure; penalty.

In all sales of sugar, coal, and other commodities, usually sold by the ton or fractional parts thereof, the seller must give to the purchaser full weight, and any person violating this section shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding six months or by fine not exceeding two hundred dollars, or by both. [1921)

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Sec. 59–125 Gold: Bank weights to be tried, proved and sealed

1039 59–126 Coal, coke and charcoal: To be sold by weight

1039 59–127 Same: Delivery ticket

1039 59–128 Same: Buyer may have coal weighed upon

public scales; who to pay fee for weighing 1039 59-129 Ice

1039 59-180 Berries and small fruits

1040 59–131 Standard barrel for dry commodities other than apples and cranberries

1040 59–132 Standard barrels for cranberries_

1040 59–133 Unlawful to sell, ship or use other barrels.. 1040 59–134 Standard barrels for lime

1040 59–135 Containers of cement

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Code 1948, Vol. 2, Title 59, Ch. 6, Art. 3—Weights and

Measures, Local Sealers Sec. 59-85 Appointment

1034 59-86 Terms of office and compensation

1034 59_87 Grounds for removal

1034 58-88 No fees charged

1035 59-89 Set of weights and measures to be kept; sealing, etc. by Commissioner

1035 59-90 Powers and duties

1035 59-91 To use manual of Bureau of Standards as guide

1035 59-92 Sealing

1035 59-93 Condemnation and destruction of incorrect

weights and measures; condemnation for
repairs

1035 59-94 Records and reports

1035 Code 1948, Vol. 2, Title 59, Ch. 6, Art. 4Weights and

Measures, Standards Sec. 59-95 State standards

1035 59-96 Office standards and working standards to be supplied by State

1036 59-97 Verification and sealing

1036 59-98 Use of office and State standards..

1036 59-99 Where standards kept; certification.. 1036 59-100 Record and annual report ---

1036 59-101 Standard cord

1036 59-102 Standard bushel of agricultural products sold by weight

1036 Code 1948, Vol. 2, Title 59, Ch. 6, Art. 5–Weights and

Measures, Packaged Commodities Sec. 59–103 Net quantity to be marked on package; exceptions

1037 59–104 “Package” and “in package form" defined - 1037 59-105 Textile materials

1037 Code 1948, Vol. 2, Title 59, Ch. 6, Art. 6–Weights and

Measures, Livestock Auction Markets Sec. 59–106 Definition

1037 -59-107 Weighmasters generally

1037 59–108 Duties of weighmaster

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Code 1948, Vol. 1, Title 3, Ch. 20, Art. 1-Apples
Sec. 3-507 Standards and rules as to quantity; closed

packages
3-509 Enforcement

3-511 Penalty for violations Code 1948, Vol. 1, Title 3, Ch. 21, Art. 1–Agricultural

Products, Containers Sec. 3-527 Establishment of standards for capacity and

marking of containers

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Code 1948, Vol. 1, Title 3, Ch. 16, Art. 1-Inspection

of Various Commodities Sec. 3-284 Certain sections continued in force... 1043 1400 Inspectors appointed by Governor

1043 1407 Barrels containing flour, meal, and bread: How made

1044 1408 Same: What quantity to contain

1044 1409 Size of fish barrels

1044 1410 Beef and pork: Weight of barrel

1044 1411 Barrel for pitch, tar, and turpentine.

1044 141la Paint, turpentine and linseed oil: Marking

requirements; enforcement; penalty; ex-
emptions

1044
1412
Salt barrels: How made

1045 1413 Lumber: Staves

1045 1414 Hemp boxes: Size

1045 1415 Weight and tare to be marked on contain

1045 1417 Penalty for violating preceding section. - 1045 1421 Salt barrels: Gross weight and tare to be marked; weight of empty barrel

1045 1422 Alum salt: Marking requirements

1045 1423 When inspector may pass or weigh salt.---- 1045 1427 Hemp: Marking requirements

1045 1435 When packages to be reweighed: Expense of repacking

1045 1436 Inspectors to enforce laws

1046 1439

Penalty for selling articles falsely marked_. 1046 1441 Penalty on inspector for falsely marking, etc.

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Code 1948, Vol. 1, Title 3, Ch. 16, Art. 3—"Virginia

Food Act," Misbranding Sec. 8-307 Definitions

1046 3_308 Prohibited acts

1046 3-309 Injunctions

1046 3-310 Violation a misdemeanor; guaranty protection

1047 3-313 Notice or warning as to minor violation -- 1047 3-314 Regulations as to fill of container_

1047 3–316 When food deemed misbranded

1047 3-318 Regulations

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Code 1948, Vol. 1, Title 3, Ch. 16, Art. 4—"Virginia

Food Act,” Seizure and Penalties Sec. 3_329 Authority to seize food products.

1047 3–339 Punishment for failure to comply with requirements of title

1047 Code 1948, Vol. 1, Title 3, Ch. 17, Art. 4-Milk and

Cream Sec. 3-401 Glassware: Testing; fees; marking ------ 1047 3-402 Inspection of centrifugal machines and scales; when condemned; fees

1048 3-406 Standard capacity of measures

1048 3-407 Units for testing cream

1048 3-409 Test of glassware and inspection of machines

1048 3-410 False manipulation and reading

1048 3–412 Commissioner to enforce; parties exempt.- 1048

Code 1948, Vol. 2, Title 45, Ch. 6—Mine Scales, Super

vision and Weighmen Sec. 45-88 State mine inspector as inspector of weights and measures

1052 45-89 Weighmen and check weighmen

1052 45-90 Operator to provide scales

1052 Code 1948, Vol. 2, Title 54, Ch. 15, Art. 8–Drugs and

Cosmetics
Sec. 54-463 When drug deemed misbranded

1052 54-466 When cosmetic deemed misbranded

1052 54-469 Prohibited acts

1053 54–470 Guaranty protection

1053 54-471 Examination by Board of pharmacy; notices

of violations; prima facie evidence 1053 54–474 Penalties for violations

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