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Statutes, Revision of 1947, Title 43, Ch. 410—Gas and
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.  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.  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.  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.  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
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. 
Code of Laws of the Municipality of St. Thomas and St.
John, and Code of Laws of the Municipality of St.
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
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
Sec. 53. False weight or measure defined.
A false weight or measure is one which does not conform to the standard established by law.  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.  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)
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
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
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
Code 1948, Vol. 1, Title 3, Ch. 20, Art. 1-Apples
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
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-
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
Penalty for selling articles falsely marked_. 1046 1441 Penalty on inspector for falsely marking, etc.
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
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
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