- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 45. Trade and Commerce
- Chapter 75. Weights and Measures Act
- Section 190. Method of Sale of Commodities.
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AS 45.75.190. Method of Sale of Commodities.
- (a) Commodities in liquid form may be sold only by liquid measure or by weight. Except as otherwise provided in this
chapter, commodities not in liquid form may 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 the method
gives accurate information as to the quantity of commodity sold.
- (b) The provisions of this section do not apply to
- (1) commodities when sold for immediate consumption on the premises where sold;
- (2) vegetables when sold by the head or bunch;
- (3) commodities in containers standardized by a law of this state or by federal law;
- (4) [Repealed, Sec. 2 ch 24 SLA 1982].
- (5) commodities in package form when there exists a general consumer usage to express the quantity in some other manner;
- (6) concrete aggregates, concrete mixtures, and loose solid materials such as earth, soil, gravel, and crushed stone, when
sold by cubic measure; or
- (7) unprocessed vegetable and animal fertilizer sold by cubic measure.
- (c) The director may adopt reasonable regulations necessary to assure 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.
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