Section 8-16-31

Term of office; salary; removal; bond.

(a) Local sealers of weights and measures shall hold office for such terms and receive such salaries as the appointing power may prescribe.

(b) The salary shall be paid out of the county or city treasury, as the case may be, and no fee shall be charged by the local sealer or by the county or city for inspecting, testing or sealing of weights, measures or weighing or measuring devices.

(c) Local sealers may be removed at any time by the authority which appointed them for nonfeasance, misfeasance or malfeasance in office.

(d) The local sealer shall forthwith on his appointment give a bond in such penal sum with such surety as is approved by the appointing power for the faithful performance of the duties of his office.

(Ag. Code 1927, §234; Code 1940, T. 2, §593.)