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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 55: Seizure of devices not conforming to legal standards; destruction

Section 55. A sealer or deputy may seize weighing or measuring devices not conforming to legal standards or not sealed as required by law; and a person having in his possession such weighing or measuring devices, with intent to use them in violation of law, shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or shall be subject to a civil citation as provided in section 29A; and such devices, upon order of a court, shall be destroyed. Possession thereof shall be prima facie evidence of intention to use them in violation of law.