New York Agriculture & Markets Law
Sec. § 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.
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