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General Statutes 1943, Vol. 3, Div. XVI, Ch. 106,
Art. 51-Antifreeze-Continued. upon complaint of the Commissioner of Agriculture or any of his agents, inspectors or representatives to a court of competent jurisdiction in the area in which said antifreeze is located. (1949) Sec. 106-574. Administration of article; rules and regulations.
•• The Commissioner of Agriculture shall administer this Article [Secs. 106-569—106–579] and shall execute all orders, rules and regulations established by the Board of Agriculture. (1949) Sec. 106-577. Penalties for violations.
person, firm, association or corporation violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this Article, or any rule, regulation or standard issued pursuant thereto, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon plea of guilty or conviction shall be punished in the discretion of the court and each day that any violation of this Article shall exist shall be deemed to be a separate offense.
(1949) General Statutes 1943, Vol. 3, Div. XVI, Ch. 113,
All oysters measured in the shell shall be measured in a circular tub with straight sides and straight, solid bottom, with holes in the bottom not more than one-half inch in diameter. The said measures shall have the following dimensions: A bushel tub shall measure eighteen inches from inside to inside across the top, sixteen inches from inside to inside chimb to the bottom and twentyone inches diagonal from inside chimb to top. All measures found in the possession of any dealer not meeting the requirements of this section shall be destroyed by the commissioner of commercial fisheries, assistant commissioner or inspector. [1903; last amended 1913.] Sec. 113–195. Illegal measures prohibited; penalty.
If any person shall in buying or selling oysters use any measure other than that prescribed by law for the measurement of oysters, or if any dealer in oysters shall have in his possession any measure for measuring oysters other than that prescribed by law, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and be fined not exceeding fifty dollars or imprisoned not exceeding thirty days.  General Statutes 1943, Vol. 3, Div. XVI, Ch. 113,
Art. 20—Salt Fish.
The board of county commissioners of every county where fish are packed for sale or shipment
shall appoint and qualify one or more sworn inspectors of fish at or near all packing localities, whose duty it shall be to inspect all salt fish packed for sale or shipment; and all barrels, half-barrels and packages of fish inspected and approved by them shall be branded with the word "inspected" and the name of the inspector. Said board shall regulate and prescribe the duties, powers and fees of said inspector, which fees shall not exceed five cents per barrel of two hundred pounds net and two and one-half cents per half-barrel of one hundred pounds net and smaller packages, to be paid by the shipper. This section shall not apply to fishermen who may sell their fish to packers and shippers by weight or otherwise, as they may agree:
[1909; last amended 1911.) Sec. 113–230. Same: Sold by weight; package marking; of.
All salt fish packed for market shall be sold at their net weight, which shall be marked on every package; and any person packing or offering for sale salt fish, fraudulently marking the net weight on the package, shall for each offense be guilty of a misdemeanor and fined not more than fifty dollars or imprisoned not more than thirty days, or both, at the discretion of the court.  Sec. 113–231. Salt mullet: Special marking; offenses; penalty; exceptions.
Each package of salt mullets packed and offered for sale shall be marked or stamped "large", "medium" or "small," and all packages containing any other kind of fish shall be marked plainly with the name of the fish contained, and any person who shall pack as principal or shall have the same done by others for him shall be deemed the packer and shall stamp his name and place of packing, together with net weight and size of fish, as prescribed in this section, on the head of each package before offering for sale or shipment, and on failure to pack and stamp as herein prescribed, or if any person shall pack or stamp said package falsely, so as to misrepresent the weight or size of the fish in said package, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and fined not less than five nor more than fifty dollars for each offense, and may be imprisoned at the discretion of the court, not to exceed thirty days: Provided, this section shall not apply to packages containing less than fifty pounds net fish: Provided further, this section shall not apply to fishermen themselves, but shall apply only to merchants and others who may be classed as packers or brokers, within the proper meaning of the term. [1909) Sec. 113–232. Standard measure for fish scrap and oil; offense;
For the purpose of uniformity in the trade of manufacturing fish scrap and oil in the state of North Carolina, there is hereby established a standard measure of twenty-two thousand cubic inches for every one thousand fish. Any person, firm, corporation or syndicate buying or selling menhaden fish for the purpose of manufacturing within the borders of this state, who shall measure the fish by any other standard (more or less) than is prescribed in this section, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not more than fifty dollars or imprisoned not to exceed thirty days. Each day said measure is unlawfully used shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.  General Statutes 1943, Vol. 3, Div. XVI, Ch. 119,
Art. 3—"Gasoline and Oil Inspection Act.” Sec. 119–23. Functions of department of revenue and com
missioner of agriculture.
Gasoline and oil inspection fees or taxes shall be collected by, and reports relating thereto shall be made to, the Department of Revenue. The administration of the Gasoline and Oil Inspection law shall otherwise be administered by the Commissioner of Agriculture.
[1937; last amended 1949.] Sec. 119–26. Enforcement.
In order to more fully carry out the provisions of this article (Secs. 119–14—119–47] there is hereby created a gasoline and oil inspection board of five members, to be composed of the commissioner of agriculture, the director of the gasoline and oil inspection division, and three members to be appointed by the governor, who shall serve at his will.
Board shall have the power, in its discretion, after public notice and provision for the hearing of all interested parties,
to pass all rules and regulations necessary for enforcing the provisions of the laws relating to the transportation and inspection of petroleum products; • (1937; last amended 1949.] Sec. 119–33. Inspection of measuring equipment; tolerances;
condemnation; sealing; penalties.
The gasoline and oil inspectors shall be required to investigate and inspect the equipment for measuring gasoline, kerosene, lubricating oil, and other liquid petroleum products. Said inspectors shall be under the supervision of the commissioner of agriculture, and are hereby vested with the same power and authority now given by law to inspectors of weights and measures, in so far as the same may be necessary to effectuate the provisions of this article (Secs. 119–14–119–47). The rules, regulations, specifications and tolerance limits as promul. gated by the national conference of weights and measures, and recommended by the United States bureau of standards, shall be observed by said inspectors in so far as it applies to the inspection of equipment used in measuring gasoline, kerosene,
lubricating oil and other petroleum products. Inspectors of weights and measures appointed and maintained by the various counties and cities of the state shall have the same power and authority given by this section to inspectors under the supervision of the commissioner of agriculture. In all cases where it is found, after inspection, that the measuring equipment used in connection with the distribution of such products is inaccurate, the inspector shall condemn and seize all incorrect devices which in his best judgment are not susceptible of satisfactory repair, but such as are incorrect, and in his best judgment may be repaired, he shall mark or tag as "condemned for repairs" in a manner prescribed by the commissioner of revenue. After notice in writing the owners or users of such measuring devices which have been condemned for repairs shall have the same repaired and corrected within ten days, and the owners and/or users thereof shall neither use nor dispose of said measuring devices in any manner, but shall hold the same at the disposal of the gasoline and oil inspector. The inspector shall confiscate and destroy all measuring devices which have been condemned for repairs and have not been repaired as required by this article. The gasoline and oil inspectors shall officially seal all dispensing pumps or other dispensing devices found to be accurate on inspection, and if, upon inspection at a later date, any pump is found to be inaccurate and the seal broken, the same shall constitute prima facie evidence of intent to defraud by giving inaccurate measure, and the owner and/or user thereof shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not less than two hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars, or be im. prisoned for not less than three months, or both, in the discretion of the court. Any person who shall remove or break any seal placed upon said measuring and/or dispensing devices by said inspectors until the provisions of this section have been complied with shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not less than fifty dollars nor more than two hundred dollars, or be imprisoned for not less than thirty days nor more than ninety days, or both, in the discretion of the court. Any person, firm, or corporation who shall sell or have in his possession for the purpose of selling or using any measuring device to be used or calculated to be used to falsify any measure shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be fined or imprisoned in the discretion of the court. [1937; last amended 1949.) Sec. 119–39. General penalty.
Unless another penalty is provided in this article [Secs. 119–14—119_47], any person violating any of the provisions of this article or any of the rules and regulations of the commissioner of revenue or the commissioner of agriculture and/or the
General Statutes 1943, Vol. 3, Div. XVI, Ch. 119, intent to defraud, the offender shall, except where
Art. 3—"Gasoline and Oil Inspection Act”-Con- the offense is a conspiracy to commit a misdetinued.
meanor, be guilty of a felony and punished by
imprisonment in the county jail or state prison gasoline and oil inspection board shall be guilty of for not less than four months nor more than ten a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined
years, or shall be fined. 1883; last amended not more than one thousand dollars or be im
1927.] prisoned for not more than twelve months, or both, in the discretion of the court. (1937; last General Statutes 1943, Vol. 1, Div. III, Ch. 14, Art. amended 1949.)
20—False Advertising. Sec. 119-42. Carrier to have invoice in possession; contents Sec. 14–117. Unlawful acts; penalty. of invoice.
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corEvery person hauling, transporting or conveying
poration or association, with intent to sell or in into, out of, or between points in this state any
anywise to dispose of merchandise, securities, servmotor fuel and/or any liquid petroleum product
ice or any other thing offered by such person, firm, that is or may hereafter be made subject to the in
corporation or association, directly or indirectly, spection laws of this state over either the public
to the public for sale or distribution, or with intent highways or waterways of this state, shall, during the entire time he is so engaged, have in his possession
to increase the consumption thereof, or to induce
the public in any manner to enter into any obliga. an invoice, or bill of sale, or bill of lading showing
tion relating thereto, or to acquire title thereto, or the true name and address of the person from
an interest therein, to make public, disseminate, whom he has received the motor fuel and/or other
circulate or place before the public or cause diliquid petroleum products, the kind, and number of gallons so originally received by him, and the
rectly or indirectly to be made, published, dis
seminated, circulated or placed before the public true name and address of every person to whom he has made deliveries of said motor fuel and/or
in this state, in a newspaper or other publication,
or in the form of a book, notice, handbill, poster, other liquid petroleum products or any part
bill circular, pamphlet or letter, or in any other thereof and the number of gallons so delivered to each said person.
way, an advertisement of any sort regarding mer11937; last amended
chandise, securities, service or any other thing so 1949.]
offered to the public, which advertisement contains General Statutes 1943, Vol. 1, Div. III, Ch. 14, Art. 1- any assertion, representation or statement of fact Misdemeanors.
which is untrue, deceptive or misleading: Provided,
that such advertising shall be done willfully and Sec. 143. Punishment when not otherwise prescribed.
with intent to mislead. Any person who shall vioAll misdemeanors, where a specific punishment late the provisions of this section shall be guilty is not prescribed shall be punished as misdemean- of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be ors at common law; but if the offense be infamous, fined not exceeding fifty dollars or imprisoned not or done in secrecy and malice, or with deceit and exceeding thirty days. 
Revised Code of 1943, Vol. 5, Title 64, Ch. 1–
Page Sec. 64–0101 Dry measure
743 64-0102 Liquid measure
743 64_0103 Lineal measure
743 64_0104 Hundredweight
743 64–0105 Standard weight of bushel
743 64_0106 Ton of hay; cubic measure
743 64–0107 Standard measurement of wood
744 64_0108 Standard weight of coal, charcoal, and ice-- 744 64–0109 Standard weight of flour
744 64_0110 Perch of stone
744 64–0111 Fractional parts of weights and measures 744 Revised Code of 1943, Vol. 5, Title 64, Ch. 2—
Weights and Measures, Department of Weights
and Measures Sec. 64_0201 Definitions
744 64–0202 Supervision of weights and measures by public service commission
744 64–0203 Commission shall prescribe rules and regulations
744 64–0204 Tolerances and variations to be established by commission
744 64–0205 Chief inspector and other employees: Employment of; compensation
744 64–0206 Employees shall give bond
744 64–0207 Duties of chief inspector
744 64-0208 Purchase, lease, or disposal of apparatus and equipment by chief inspector
745 64_0209 Standards of weights and measures to be
kept by chief inspector; use of; record of
745 64–0210 Fee schedule for inspection of weighing and measuring devices
745 64–0211 Payment of service fee before using weighing or measuring device
746 64-0212 Fees collected paid into treasury
746 64–0213 Employees to test weights and measuring devices annually
746 64_0214 Incorrect weighing or measuring devices;
power to seize, condemn, and destroy 746 64–0215 Vendors and peddler's measuring and
weighing apparatus subject to test 746 64–0216 Licensing coin-weighing machine or scale
and public gasoline pump required; fee 746 64_0217 Form of application for licensing coin
weighing machines, scales, and public
746 64–0218 Form of license for coin-weighing machines,
scales, and public gasoline pumps; li.
746 64–0219 Salaries of employees
747 64–0220 Departmental expenses
747 Revised Code of 1943, Vol. 5, Title 64, Ch. 3—
Weights and Measures, General Provisions Sec. 64–0301 False weights and measures; penalty 747
64_0302 False weights; penalty for public use 747 64–0303 Fraudulently increasing weight; penalty,
747 64–0304 Baled hay; Correct weight to be marked on bundle; violation; penalty
747 64–0305 Fuel required to be weighed: Correct scale
weight; slip delivered; violation; penalty 747 64_0306 Stamping false weight or tare; penalty ---- 747 64–0307 Penalty for violating provisions relating to
standard measurements and weights 747 64_0308 Penalty for hindering an inspector in his official duties
Revised Code of 1943, Vol. 1, Title 4, Ch. 18—Milk
and Cream Sec. 4-1817 Babcock test to be used
749 4-1818 Specifications of bottles and glassware for use in Babcock test
749 4_1819 Sale of bottles and glassware used in Babcock test; trade-marks; bond
750 4_1820 Use of bottles and glassware not conform
ing to Babcock test requirements a mis-
750 4-1822 Sampling; inspection by dairy commissioner; weighing; violations; penalty
751 4_1825 False reading of Babcock test; penalty
751 4-1826 Defective or inaccurate weights, measures,
scales; repairing or discontinuing use of_. 751 4_1827 Unreasonable variations between tests cause for revocation of license
751 4–1830 Complaints regarding weights, measures, scales
751 4_1853 Penalties for violations
Revised Code of 1943, Vol. 2, Title 19, Ch. 3—Nar
19_0324 False labels prohibited
753 753 753 753
Revised Code of 1943, Vol. 5, Title 49, Ch. 2—Public
Utilities Sec. 49_0207 Testing appliances on request of consumer; fee
761 49_0208 Testing gas and electric meters
761 49_0209 Purpose of testing meters
761 49_0210 Rules and regulations for meters
761 49_0211 Rules and regulations for securing accuracy of meters
1947 Supplement to the Revised Code of 1943, Title
19, Ch. 18—"Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide
Act of 1947"
19–1803 Marking requirements
Revised Code of 1943, Vol. 5, Title 49, Ch. 12—
49–1222 Penalty for failure to erect scales