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Title 9 : Commerce and Trade

Chapter 073 : WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

Subchapter 003 : PACKAGES AND LABELING

(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 2671)
  • § 2671. Method of sale of commodities; general

    Commodities in liquid form shall be sold only by liquid measure or by weight, and, except as otherwise provided in this chapter, commodities not in liquid form shall be sold only by weight, by measure of length or area, or by count. However, liquid commodities may be sold by weight and commodities not in liquid form may be sold by count only if such methods give accurate information as to the quantity of commodity sold. The provisions of this section shall not apply (1) to commodities when sold for immediate consumption on the premises where sold, (2) to vegetables when sold by the head or bunch, (3) to commodities in containers standardized by a law of this State or by federal law, (4) to commodities in package form when there exists a general consumer usage to express the quantity in some other manner, (5) to concrete aggregates, concrete mixtures, and loose solid materials such as earth, soil, gravel, crushed stone, and the like, when sold by cubic measure, or (6) to unprocessed vegetable and animal fertilizer when sold by cubic measure. The Commissioner may issue such reasonable regulations as are necessary to ensure that amounts of commodity sold are determined in accordance with good commercial practice and are so determined and represented as to be accurate and informative to all parties at interest. (Added 1967, No. 102, § 18, eff. April 14, 1967; amended 1991, No. 227 (Adj. Sess.), § 7.)