Exemption of scales previously in use.
The provisions of this chapter shall not
apply to any vehicle scale used in commercial trade prior to July 1, 1970.
Contents and form of scale tickets--Distribution of copies.
Each scale ticket issued
by vehicle scales used in commercial trade shall show the name of the agency performing the
weighing service, the date of the weighing, the number of the scale or other information identifying
the scale upon which the weighing is performed, the name of the person or firm having a vehicle
weighed, and the name of the weighmaster, or understandable abbreviations of such names. Scale
tickets issued under this chapter shall be in duplicate form, serially numbered, and if such tickets are
used on a type-registering weighbeam they shall conform to specifications set by the Division of
Commercial Inspection and Licensing. One copy of such scale ticket shall be retained by the agency
performing the weighing service, and one copy of such scale ticket shall be furnished to the person
or firm having the vehicle weighed. No change of weight shall be made on any such ticket.
Source: SL 1970, ch 221, § 2; SL 2004, ch 17, § 275.
37-22A-4 Correction of errors in scale tickets.
Correction of errors in scale tickets.
In case of error of the weighmaster in
preparing a scale ticket, he shall prepare a corrected ticket showing the corrections made and stating
on the back thereof the reasons for such changes. In event of an error in the preparation of such
ticket, other than the weight, due to misinformation having been furnished the weighmaster by the
person or firm having a vehicle weighed, the weighmaster upon request of such person or firm shall
issue another ticket bearing appropriate corrections or a correction slip which shall show thereon the
changes made and on the back thereof the reasons for such changes. Before such correction ticket
or slip shall be issued the weighmaster shall require the person requesting the change to sign such
ticket or slip. The correction ticket or slip shall be attached to the original ticket, bear the same serial
number, and show on its face that it is a correction ticket or slip.
Source: SL 1970, ch 221, § 3.
37-22A-5 Administration of chapter by Division of Commercial Inspection and Licensing.
Administration of chapter by Division of Commercial Inspection and Licensing.
The provisions of chapter 37-22, relating to heavy scales and defining the duties and powers of the
Division of Commercial Inspection and Licensing shall apply to and govern the administration and
enforcement of this chapter.
Source: SL 1970, ch 221, § 4; SL 2004, ch 17, § 276.