2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 51 - Standards, Weights, Measures And Containers
Section 51:8-1 - Definitions

NJ Rev Stat § 51:8-1 (2016) What's This?

51:8-1. Definitions
For the purpose of this chapter the following words shall be deemed to have the meaning herein given them:

a. "Department" shall mean the Division of Weights and Measures in the Department of Law and Public Safety.

b. "Solid fuel" shall mean any anthracite, semianthracite, bituminous, semibituminous, or lignite coal, briquettes, boulettes, coke, gas house coke, petroleum coke, petroleum carbon or any other manufactured or patented fuel not sold by liquid or metered measure.

c. "Ton" shall mean the net ton of two thousand pounds avoirdupois.

d. "Vehicle" shall mean any truck, wagon, cart or other conveying device using the streets, alleys or other thoroughfares in this State, but not including railroad cars.

e. "Equipped dealer" shall mean any person who is regularly engaged in the sale, or sale and delivery of solid fuel; maintains unloading, storage and service facilities commensurate with the nature of the business; is equipped with and using wagon or truck scales, or other approved weighing or measuring devices, of sufficient size and capacity and maintained in condition accurately to weigh the maximum load for which they are utilized; maintains an office accessible to the public with a competent person on duty, and regularly carries a stock of solid fuel.

f. "Unequipped dealer" shall mean all other persons engaged in the sale, delivery, or sale and delivery of solid fuel.

g. "Person" shall be construed to include any individual, partnership, unincorporated association, corporation or other form of business enterprise.

h. "Weights and measures officers" shall be construed to include the Superintendent of the Division of Weights and Measures or his assistants or inspectors, county or assistant county superintendents of weights and measures or inspectors, and municipal or assistant municipal superintendents of weights and measures or inspectors.

Amended by L.1953, c. 48, p. 845, s. 17.


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