Section 8-16-104

Sale of ice regulated.

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to sell ice in any other manner than by weight.

(b) All ice shall be correctly weighed by the seller at the time of delivery to the purchaser. All agents or employees of any person, firm or corporation engaged in the sale and delivery of ice shall be provided with suitable and correct weighing devices to be used for the purpose of correctly weighing each piece of ice delivered.

(c) It shall be unlawful for any such agent or employee to report or make a charge for any quantity of ice in excess of the quantity in pounds, or fraction thereof, actually delivered according to the weight thereof. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation delivering ice to refuse, on demand, to allow the purchaser to witness the weighing of the same at the time of delivery, or to refuse, on demand, to furnish the purchaser with a weight slip at the time of delivery containing the name of the person, firm or corporation selling the ice, the number of pounds sold and signed by the agent or employee of such person, firm or corporation.

(d) Whoever, being engaged in the business of selling ice at retail and not engaged in the delivery of the same under a contract, refuses to sell from any place or vehicle engaged in the regular distribution of ice at retail a piece of ice at the fair value thereof to any person other than an ice dealer shall, if such person tenders in payment the fair value thereof in the amount of $.05 or any multiple thereof not more than $.50 in legal money of the United States, be guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Ag. Code 1927, §247; Code 1940, T. 2, §605.)