CHAPTER 37

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 82, OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "WEIGHTS AND MEASURES," BY REQUIRING THAT WEIGHTS, INSTRUMENTS OR DEVICES USED TO WEIGH MERCHANDISE SHALL BE VISIBLE TO BOTH MERCHANT AND CUSTOMER.

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, as amended, be further amended by adding a new paragraph at the end of 3423, Section 5 thereof, as follows:

That all merchants in whose places of business, weights, instruments or devices are used to weigh merchandise shall place said weights, instruments or devices in such places that they may be plainly seen by both the merchant and the customer and the correct weight of all articles noted.

Failure to so place such weights, instruments or devices where they can be plainly seen by both merchant and customer shall be punishable by a fine of not less than Ten Dollars ($10.00) or more than Fifty Dollars ($50.00).

Approved May 2, 1949.