Town of Braintree, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Braintree 5-18-2010 by Ord. No. 09-053. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Director of Municipal Licenses and Inspections may, with the consent of the Mayor, appoint a Sealer of Weights and Measures, pursuant to MGL c. 98, § 34.
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The Sealer of Weights and Measures shall test, adjust and seal all devices used for the weighing and measuring of commodities and shall be responsible for the enforcement of all laws relating to weights and measures.
B. 
The Sealer of Weights and Measures shall enforce the law pertaining to weighing and measuring devices and to the giving of false or insufficient weight or measure.
C. 
The Sealer of Weights and Measures shall be certified by the Division of Standards within one year after assuming this position and shall participate in continuing education programs relative to these duties.
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The Sealer of Weights and Measures shall collect the fees and charges which he/she is allowed to receive for services rendered and shall forthwith pay over to the Treasurer/Collector all sums so received.
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At the time of sealing, the Sealer of Weights and Measures shall furnish the owner of the articles sealed a certificate signed by him, stating the name and address of the owner of the article so sealed, the date when sealed and the amount of fee collected.
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The Sealer of Weights and Measures shall keep a detailed record of all work performed, all official services rendered, and all money and fees collected or expended by him.