2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 51 - Standards, Weights, Measures And Containers
Section 51:11-18 - Administration And Enforcement Of Act; Powers Of Weights And Measures Officials
51:11-18. Administration and enforcement of act; powers of weights and measures officials
The superintendent shall have general supervision of the administration and enforcement of this act. All weights and measures officials shall have full power and authority to:
(a) Inspect and reweigh or remeasure any soil amendment while in transit from the dealer to the consumer in vehicles owned, leased or rented by the dealer, or after the soil amendment has been delivered to the consumer. They shall also have full power and authority to inspect the delivery slips issued and the estimates furnished to the consumer in connection with any sale, delivery or attempted sale or delivery and all the pertinent records of the person selling, delivering, or offering or exposing for sale soil amendments in connection with any such sale, delivery or attempted sale or delivery.
(b) Issue stop-use, stop-removal, removal, condemnation, confiscation orders with reference to soil amendments, which he finds being sold, offered, exposed for sale, kept or in the process of delivery by a dealer in vehicles owned, leased or rented by him in violation of any of the provisions of this act, or any rule, regulation, or order promulgated by the superintendent.
(c) Seize for use as evidence, any soil amendments, which he finds used, kept, offered or exposed for sale or in the process of delivery by a dealer in vehicles owned, leased or rented by him in violation of any of the provisions of this act or any rule, regulation, or order promulgated by the superintendent. No person shall use, remove from the premises specified, or fail to remove from the premises specified any soil amendments contrary to the terms of a stop-use order, stop-removal order, or a removal order issued under the authority of this section.
L.1968, c. 450, s. 18.
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