Section 8-16-90

Prohibited acts generally.

Any person who, by himself or his servant or agent, or as the servant or agent of another person, shall offer or expose for sale, sell, use in the buying or selling of any commodity or thing or for hire or reward or in the computation of any charge for services rendered on the basis of weight or measure when a charge is made for such determination, retain in his possession a false weight or measure or weighing or measuring device or any tool or appliance used in connection therewith which has not been sealed by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries or by a local sealer of weights and measures within one year, shall dispose of any condemned weight, measure or weighing or measuring device contrary to law, remove any tag placed thereon by the commissioner or a local sealer, who shall sell or offer or expose for sale less than the quantity he represents of any commodity, thing or service, shall take or attempt to take more than the quantity he represents when as the buyer he furnishes the weight, measure or weighing or measuring device by means of which the amount of any commodity, thing or service is determined, who shall keep for the purpose of sale, offer, expose for sale or sell any commodity in a manner contrary to law, who shall violate any provision of this chapter for which a specific penalty has not been provided or who shall sell, offer or expose for sale or use or have in his possession for the purpose of using or selling any device or instrument to be used to, or calculated to, falsify any weight or measure, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Ag. Code 1927, §243; Code 1940, T. 2, §601.)