Section 8-16-70

Appointment.

(a) The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries is authorized to designate and appoint any competent employee or agent of the State Department of Agriculture and Industries or United States Department of Agriculture to weigh or supervise the weighing of any agricultural commodities which are to be sold on the basis of weight; and such employees or agents so appointed may be designated or appointed by the commissioner as public weighmasters; provided, that such employees or agents shall comply with all of the provisions of this article required for the appointment of weighmasters.

(b) Weight certificates issued by such employees appointed under this section shall be issued in accordance with the provisions and requirements of this article governing public weighmasters.

(Acts 1956, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 25, p. 295, §1.)