The requirements of NIST Handbook 44 shall apply as follows:

(1)           To commercial weighing and measuring equipment; that is, weights and measures and weighing and measuring devices commercially used or employed in establishing the size, quantity, extent, area, or measurement of quantities, things, produce, or articles for distribution or consumption purchased, offered, or submitted for sale, hire, or award, or in computing any basic charge or payment for services rendered on the basis of weight or measure;

(2)           To any accessory attached to or used in connection with a commercial weighing or measuring device when such accessory is so designed that its operation affects the accuracy of the device; and

(3)           To weighing and measuring equipment in official use for the enforcement of law or for the collection of statistical information by government agencies.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 81A‑2;

Eff. May 1, 1983;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1990;

Readopted Eff. March 1, 2017.