Section 8-16-3

Standards approved by Congress to be state standards.

The standards of weights and measures received from the United States under a resolution of Congress approved June 14, 1836, and such new weights and measures as shall be received from the United States as standard weights and measures in addition thereto or in renewal thereof, and such as shall be procured by the state in conformity therewith and certified by the national bureau of standards shall be the state standards by which all state, county, and municipal standards of weights and measures shall be tried, proved, and sealed.

(Ag. Code 1927, §230; Code 1940, T. 2, §589.)