North Carolina General Assembly
NC General Statutes
Chapter 81A - Weights and Measures Act of 1975.
The Statutes on the North Carolina General Assembly website reflect changes made in the
legislative session, through 7/30/2016.
Administration of Chapter.
§ 81A-1. Weights and measures program provided for.
§ 81A-2. Administration of these Articles.
§ 81A-3. Systems of weights and measures.
§ 81A-4. Board of Agriculture authorized to establish standards of weights and measures for commodities having none.
§ 81A-5. Employment of Director of Weights and Measures and authorized agents.
§ 81A-6. Salaries and expenses.
§ 81A-7. Local inspection of weights and measures.
§ 81A-8. Standards of weights and measures.
§ 81A-9. Definitions.
§ 81A-10. Reimbursement of expenses.
§ 81A-11: Repealed by Session Laws 2005-276, s. 42.1(h), effective September 1, 2005.
§ 81A-12. Fee schedule.
§ 81A-13. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 81A-14. Reserved for future codification purposes.
Powers and Duties of Commissioner.
§ 81A-15. General duties.
§ 81A-16. Police powers.
§§ 81A-17 through 81A-21. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 81A-22. Misrepresentation of quantity.
§ 81A-23. Misrepresentation of pricing.
§ 81A-24. Commodities to be sold by weight, measure or numerical count.
§ 81A-25. Unlawful for package to mislead purchaser.
§ 81A-26. Sale from bulk.
§ 81A-27. Information required on packages.
§ 81A-28. Declarations of unit price on random packages.
§ 81A-29. Offenses and penalties.
§ 81A-30. Injunction.
§ 81A-30.1. Civil penalties.
§ 81A-31. Presumptive evidence.
§§ 81A-32 through 81A-36. Reserved for future codification purposes.
Uniform Weights and Measures.
§§ 81A-37 through 81A-40. Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 607, s. 2.
§ 81A-41. Repealed by Session Laws 1999-44, s. 1.
§ 81A-42. Standard weights and measures.
§ 81A-43. Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 607, s. 2.
§ 81A-44: Repealed by Session Laws 1999-44, s. 2.
§§ 81A-45 through 81A-49. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 81A-50. Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 607, s. 2.
§ 81A-50.1. Purpose.
§ 81A-51. Definitions.
§ 81A-52. License.
§ 81A-53. Certificates of weight.
§ 81A-54. Official seal of the public weighmaster.
§ 81A-55. Violations by public weighmasters; by others; penalties.
§§ 81A-56 through 81A-57. Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 607, s. 2.
§ 81A-58. Duty of custodian of product.
§ 81A-59. Weighing tobacco.
§ 81A-60. Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 607, s. 2.
§ 81A-61. Approval of devices used.
§§ 81A-62 through 81A-64. Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 607, s. 2.
§§ 81A-65 through 81A-69. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 81A-70. Purpose of Article.
§ 81A-71. Prerequisites for scale technician.
§ 81A-72. Registration; certificate of registration; annual renewal.
§ 81A-73. Service certificate.
§ 81A-74: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 111, s. 5.
§ 81A-75. Scale removal.
§ 81A-76. Control of condemned or rejected scale.
§ 81A-77. Secondhand scale.
§ 81A-78. Scale location.
§ 81A-79. Exemption.
§ 81A-80. Suspension or revocation of registration; penalty.
§§ 81A-81 through 81A-85. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 81A-86. Regulations to be unaffected by repeal of prior enabling statute.
§ 81A-87. Severability provision.
§ 81A-88. Repeal of conflicting laws.