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No person shall use or cause to be used, or keep to be used, or house in his possession to be used, for weighing or measuring any article, commodity or thing to be bought or sold or offered or exposed for sale, any weight, measure, yardstick, tapeline or other linear measures, scales, beams, steelyards, platform scales, computing scales, gasoline, oil or other measuring pumps, or other machinery, appliances, utensils or receptacles for the use of weighing or measuring which are liable to or do indicate a false or inaccurate weight or measure, or any weighing or measuring device which can be manipulated so as to cause a false or inaccurate weight or measure, or which does not conform to the provisions of the standard established by the Ohio Department of Agriculture, or any scale or other device for weighing or measuring which is liable to indicate a false or inaccurate weight or measure by reason of its original imperfection or by being badly worn, rusted or by any other cause. Further it shall be the duty of the City Sealer and he is authorized and directed to seize any and all such weights, measures, yardsticks, tapelines or other linear measures, scales, beams, steelyards, platform scales, computing scales, utensils, appliances, or receptacles or other devices for weighing or measuring and destroy the same within seventy-two hours after such seizure, unless such scales and other devices for weighing and measuring can be repaired.
(Ord. 4799. Passed 12-17-56.)