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SECTION 185
Stop-use, stop-removal and removal orders
Agriculture & Markets (AGM) CHAPTER 69, ARTICLE 16
§ 185. Stop-use, stop-removal and removal orders. 1. Any weights and
measures official shall have the power to issue stop-use orders,
stop-removal orders and removal orders with respect to weights,
measures, and weighing and measuring devices and systems, being or
susceptible of being commercially used, and to issue stop-removal orders
and removal orders with respect to packages or amounts of commodities
kept, offered or exposed for sale, sold or in process of delivery
whenever in the course of his enforcement of the provisions of this
article he deems it necessary or expedient to issue such orders.

2. It shall be unlawful for any person to use, or remove or fail to
remove from the premises specified, as appropriate, any weight, measure,
weighing or measuring device or system, package, commodity or other
thing, contrary to the terms of any order issued under the authority of
this section.

3. A "stop-use order", when used in this section, shall mean any order
or written notice declaring that the device, system or other thing being
used is in contravention of this article and such use shall be stopped
or discontinued.

4. A "stop-removal order", when used in this section, shall mean any
order or written notice declaring that the device, system, commodity or
other thing being used or handled is in contravention of this article
and shall be removed from use or sale for a reasonable period of time
pending correction.

5. A "removal order", when used in this section, shall mean any order
or written notice declaring that the device, system, commodity or any
other thing being used or handled is in contravention of this article
and shall be permanently removed from use or sale.