CHAPTER 221 - WEIGHTS AND MEASURES RELATING TO TARE WEIGHT OF VEHICLES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 82 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO WEIGHTS. AND MEASURES, BY PROVIDING THAT THE REGULATOR HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO REQUIRE TARE WEIGHT OF VEHICLES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Chapter 82 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding after the first paragraph of 3441. Section 23. thereof a new paragraph to read as follows:

The Regulators of Weights and Measures in their respective counties shall have the authority to compel the driver or operator of any vehicle transporting solid fuels to convey the same to an available stationary scale suitable for weighing the said vehicle, located in the State of Delaware, and said scale being operated by a licensed Weighmaster, for the purpose of weighing and determining the tare weight of said vehicle. The Regulator of Weights and Measures shall also have the authority to take any vehicle transporting solid fuels to any suitable scale and he, himself, may operate the said scale and determine the tare weight of any vehicle transporting solid fuels.

Approved April 23, 1945.