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Section 290.603

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 283 of 1964


290.603 Recognized systems of weights and measures; use; recognized definitions, tables, and equivalents governing equipment and transactions.

Sec. 3.

  The system of weights and measures in customary use in the United States and the metric system of weights and measures are jointly recognized, and one or the other of these systems or both shall be used, for all commercial purposes in this state. The definitions of basic units of weight and measure, the tables of weight and measure, and weights and measures equivalents, as published by the NIST, are recognized and shall govern weighing and measuring equipment and transactions in this state.


History: 1964, Act 283, Eff. Aug. 28, 1964 ;-- Am. 1978, Act 271, Imd. Eff. June 29, 1978 ;-- Am. 2012, Act 253, Imd. Eff. July 2, 2012


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