WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
AN ACT to amend Chapter 92, Revised Code of the State of Delaware, weights and Measures. 2933, Section 20.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That Chapter 82, Revised Code of the State of Delaware, Weights and Measures, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out 2933, Section 20, of said Chapter, and by inserting in lieu thereof, the following:
"2933, Section 20. BERRY CUPS; HAMPERS; BARRELS; PEACH AND SUMMER APPLE BASKETS; STANDARDS OF, USE OF, MEASURES HOW MARKED; WHEN STANDARDS NOT USED; AS A MISDEMEANOR, PENALTY:
The Standard pint basket or Cup for fruit and berries in this State shall contain a full pint.
The Standard quart basket or Cup for fruit and berries in this State shall contain a full quart.
The Standard Hamper in this State shall hold a full bushel.
The Standard barrel for fruit and produce shall hold eleven pecks.
The Standard peach basket shall hold one-half of a bushel.
For the Summer Apple the Standard basket shall hold one bushel.
The Standard basket for all Potatoes, Tomatoes, Turnips, Onions and Cabbage shall hold five-eighths of a bushel.
In measuring all forms of fruit and produce dry measure shall be used.
Every person or corporation in this State handling, shipping or selling fruit or produce in cups or baskets, hampers, barrels, peach baskets, summer apple baskets, and all Potato, Tomato, Turnip, Onion and Cabbage baskets shall use the Standard cup or basket, hamper, barrel, peach basket, summer apple basket, or Potato, Tomato, Turnip, Onion or Cabbage basket, or if he or it shall use a different size from that herein designated as Standard for any of these fruits or produce, he shall clearly mark upon the outside of such cup or basket, hamper, barrel, peach basket, Summer apple basket or Potato, Tomato, Turnip, Onion or Cabbage basket, in figures not less than one inch in height the exact amount which such cup or basket, hamper, barrel, peach basket, Summer apple basket or Potato, Tomato, Turnip, Onion or Cabbage basket does hold.
Whoever shall violate the provisions of this Section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined a sum not less than Ten Dollars for each offense.
Approved March 30, A. D. 1921.