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SECTION 47-7-1

   § 47-7-1  Appointment of public weighers– Fees. – The town councils of the several towns and the city council of any city shallappoint one or more persons to be weighers of coal and other articles ofmerchandise, who shall be sworn and be removable at the pleasure of the town orcity council appointing them, and shall receive such fees as may be fixed bythe town or city council of the several towns or cities, which shall be paid bythe seller; provided, that no person shall act as a public weigher of coal orother merchandise of which he or she is either the buyer or seller, or in thesale whereof he or she has any interest.