27.0601 Definitions.

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As used in this chapter:

(a) “Correct” as used in connection with weights and measures means conformance to all applicable requirements of this chapter.

(b) “Director” means the Director of the Consumer Protection Bureau or his designated representative.

(c) “Package” means any commodity put up or packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale.

(d) “Person” means both plural and the singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies, and associations.

(e) “Primary standards” means the physical standards of the Territory which serve as the legal reference from which all other standards and weights and measures are derived.

(f) “Sale from bulk” means the sale of commodities when the quality is determined at the time of sale.

(g) “Samoan” or “Samoan descent” includes American Samoans of at least one-half Samoan blood and persons born on other islands of the Pacific Ocean who are of at least one-half Polynesian, Melanesian or Micronesian blood and reside in American Samoa.

(h) “Secondary standards” means the physical standards which are traceable to the primary standards through comparisons, using acceptable laboratory procedures, and used in the enforcement of weights and measures laws and regulations.

(i) “Weight” as used in connection with any commodity means net weight.

(j) “Weights or measures” means all weights and measures of every kind, instruments, and devices for weighing and measuring, and any appliance and accessories associated with any or all such instruments and devices.

History: 1962, PL 7-23; 1968, PL 10-66; 1973, PL 13-16 § 1; amd 1985, PL 19-17 § 2.

Amendments: 1985 Subsection (b): deleted “Department of Administrative Services” and added “Consumer Protection Bureau”.