2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 51 - Standards, Weights, Measures And Containers
Section 51:1-25 - Peach Basket; Marking, Etc.; Penalty
51:1-25. Peach basket; marking, etc.; penalty
The standard peach basket shall be 16 quarts Winchester half-bushel measure. It shall be of the following dimensions: Height, 12 1/4 inches; width across the top, 13 1/2 inches; inside measurement, 1,075.10 cubic inches. Each basket shall be marked "Standard N.J." upon the staves just below the rim in Roman letters, not less than one inch in length and not less than 1/2 inch in width. Such letters shall be burned on or printed with permanent red paint in a straight line.
All persons who shall manufacture for sale or who shall offer or expose for sale any nonstandard basket to be used for selling or shipping peaches shall distinctly and durably stamp, brand or mark upon such basket upon the stave just below the rim, the number of quarts such basket contains.
Any person who shall manufacture, sell or offer or expose for sale, or have in his possession with intent to sell or use any peach basket not stamped, branded or marked as by this section required shall for each offense forfeit and pay a fine of not less than $50.00 nor more than $100.00 to be recovered with costs in any court of competent jurisdiction in an action to be prosecuted by the prosecutor of the pleas in the name of the State.
Amended by L.1969, c. 251, s. 5, eff. Jan. 7, 1970.
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