Section 8-16-59

False certificates.

Any weighmaster who shall issue a certificate of weights and measures giving a false weight or measure of any article or commodity weighed or measured by him or his representative to any person shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. In addition thereto, he shall forfeit his certificate as weighmaster, which certificate, when so forfeited, shall be turned over to the Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries.

(Ag. Code 1927, §271; Code 1940, T. 2, §627.)