2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 51 - Standards, Weights, Measures And Containers
Section 51:4-32 - Administration And Enforcement By Superintendent; Power And Authority Of Weights And Measures Officials.
51:4-32 Administration and enforcement by superintendent; power and authority of weights and measures officials.
10.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 measure any building materials while in transit from the dealer to the consumer in vehicles owned, leased or rented by the dealer, after the same have been delivered to the consumer or after they have been incorporated in the building or structure in which they have become a part. They shall also have full power and authority to inspect the delivery tickets issued with any shipment and all records of the person, firm or corporation selling or selling and delivering such building materials in connection with the building materials so delivered.
(b)Issue stop-use, stop-removal, removal, condemnation, confiscation orders with reference to building materials, which he finds being used, 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. Any such order shall be supported by legal processes, as provided in section 15 of P.L.1968, c.222 (C.51:4-37), by the superintendent within 30 days.
(c)Seize for use as evidence, any building materials, which he finds used, kept, sold, offered for sale 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 building materials contrary to the terms of a stop-use order, stop-removal order, or removal order issued under the authority of this section.
L.1968, c.222, s.10; amended 2013, c.234, s.5.
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