Section 8-16-56

Weight certificate form; certificate deemed prima facie evidence of weight.

(a) The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries shall prescribe the form of weight certificate to be used by all public weighmasters in this state.

(b) Such certificate shall state thereon the kind of commodity, produce or article, the number of units of the same, the date of the receipt of the commodity, produce or article, the owner, agent or consignee, the total weight of the commodity, produce or article, the vessel, railroad, team, truck or other means by which the commodity, produce or article was received, any trade or other mark thereon and such other information as may be necessary to distinguish or identify the commodity, produce or article from a like kind.

(c) No certificate other than the one prescribed in this section shall be used by any public weighmaster in this state, and when so made and properly signed, such certificates shall be a prima facie evidence of such weights.

(Ag. Code 1927, §267; Code 1940, T. 2, §623.)