2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 51 - Standards, Weights, Measures And Containers
Section 51:1-61 - Regulations

NJ Rev Stat § 51:1-61 (2016) What's This?

51:1-61. Regulations
The State superintendent may adopt, pursuant to the provisions of the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L. 1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.), rules and regulations necessary for the implementation of the provisions of Title 51 of the Revised Statutes. Statutes, rules and regulations published by the United States Government and standardizing groups listed in the National Bureau of Standards Publication 417, "Directory of United States Standardization Activities," or any subsequent publication may be adopted by title or reference only. Regulations may include, but are not limited to:

a. Provisions for the administration and enforcement of Title 51 of the Revised Statutes, and the supervision and training of personnel;

b. Testing, inspecting and reporting procedures and exemptions from the sealing or marking requirements of Title 51 of the Revised Statutes with respect to weights and measures of a character or size for which the sealing or marking thereof would not be appropriate;

c. Definitions;

d. Specifications, tolerances and technical requirements for weights and measures;

e. Methods of sale for commodities and services;

f. Standards of net contents, net weight, measure, volume, length, area, time, or count and reasonable standards of fill for any commodity in package form, including exemptions, variations and tolerances with regard to those standards;

g. Exemptions from disclosure pursuant to the public records law, P.L. 1963, c. 73 (C. 47:1A-1 et seq.), of reports or records in the custody of any weights and measures officer involving trade secrets or computer programs, if the owner of the secret or program so requests the exemption. Nothing in this subsection shall prevent a weights and measures officer from introducing that information in a proceeding necessary for the enforcement of Title 51 of the Revised Statutes, but, upon application by the owner, the court may seal the record with regard to that information;

h. Any other matter which the State superintendent deems necessary for the effective enforcement of laws relating to standards, weights and measures, consistent with the provisions of Title 51 of the Revised Statutes.

Amended by L. 1986, c. 167, s. 7, eff. Dec. 3, 1986.


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