Maine Revised Statutes

§2751. Offenses and penalties

A person who violates the following enumerated provisions or any provision of this chapter or rules adopted pursuant thereto, for which a specific penalty has not been prescribed, commits a civil violation for which a forfeiture must be adjudged in an amount not less than $50 nor more than $2,000. [1991, c. 650, §1 (AMD).]

A person may not: [1991, c. 650, §1 (AMD).]

1. Use or have in possession.  Use or have in possession for use in commerce any incorrect weight or measure;
[ 1973, c. 91, §11 (RPR) .]
2. Remove tag, seal or mark.  Remove any tag, seal or mark from any weight or measure without specific written authorization from the proper authority;
[ 1973, c. 91, §11 (RPR) .]
3. Hinder or obstruct.  Hinder or obstruct any weights and measures official in the performance of that official's duties;
[ 1991, c. 650, §1 (AMD) .]
4. Use of scale.  Use any scale that requires permanent installation that has been relocated without first having the same tested and approved by the state sealer or a sealer;
[ 1991, c. 650, §1 (AMD) .]
5. Sale of less quantity represented.  Sell, or offer or expose for sale, less than the quantity the person represents of any commodity, thing or service;
[ 1991, c. 650, §1 (AMD) .]
6. Take more quantity as buyer.  Take more than the quantity the person represents of any commodity, thing or service when, as a buyer, the person furnishes the weight or measure by means of which the amount of the commodity, thing or service is determined; or
[ 1991, c. 650, §1 (AMD) .]
7. Commodity in unlawful condition.  Keep for the purpose of sale, advertise or offer or expose for sale, or sell any commodity, thing or service in a condition or manner contrary to law or rule.
[ 1991, c. 650, §1 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1965, c. 178, §2 (AMD). 1973, c. 91, §11 (RPR). 1973, c. 654, §2 (AMD). 1991, c. 650, §1 (AMD).