Appeal Cases Under the Weights and Measures Acts, Bread Acts, Licensing ACT, 1872, & Merchandise Marks ACT, 1887; As Affecting the Duties Generally of Inspectors of Weights and Measures

Appeal Cases Under the Weights and Measures Acts, Bread Acts, Licensing ACT, 1872, & Merchandise Marks ACT, 1887; As Affecting the Duties Generally of Inspectors of Weights and Measures

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...& 53 Vict. c. 21), s. 21--Delivery of over 2 cwt. by vehicle--Insutliciency of weight ticket. By s. 21 of above, where any quantity of coal exceeding 2 cwts. is delivered by vehicle, a weight ticket must be delivered in accordance with the provisions of the Act. A truckload of coal, bought at the rate of 16s. per ton, for delivery on the premises of the purchaser, was delivered by means of three carts taking two journeys each, and each carrying more than 2 cwts. of coal. On the unloading of the carts SmneoE v. SLATTER. 117 on the first journey no ticket was delivered; but on the unloading of the carts at the end of the second journey a single ticket was delivered, showing only the weight of the entire truckload bought, but not the weight delivered by any of the carts on either journey, nor the tare weight of any of the carts. HELD, that the seller had not complied with the provisions of s. 21 of the Weights and Measures Act, 1889. Facts: A truckload of coal was ordered from respondent, an agent of the colliery company, at 16s. per ton delivered on purchasers' premises. It was sent by carts as above stated. The carters, when asked by the inspector at end of the first journey whether a ticket was in their possession or had been delivered, said "No," but a ticket was always sent by respondent when delivery was completed. Information was dismissed. RUssELL, C.J., said the respondent was guilty of an offence under s. 21 by not delivering a ticket when the first three cartloads of the coal were delivered, and in respect of each cartload, and the like when the second three cartloads were delivered. Also, that the Act contemplated that the purchaser should have notice of the quantity of each delivery exceeding 2 cwts. in any...show more

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