Code of Virginia - Title 3.1 Agriculture, Horticulture And Food - Section 3.1-713 (Repealed effective October 1, 2008) Records to be kept by commission merchant

§ 3.1-713. (Repealed effective October 1, 2008) Records to be kept by commission merchant

It shall be the duty of every commission merchant, having received any farm products for sale on commission, promptly to make and keep a correct record, showing in detail the following with reference to the handling, sale, or storage of such farm products:

(a) The name and address of the consignor;

(b) The date received;

(c) The condition, grade and quantity on arrival;

(d) The date of such sale for the account of the consignor;

(e) The price for which sold;

(f) An itemized statement of the charges to be paid by the consignor in connection with the sale;

(g) Each consignment of farm products shall be given a lot number or other identifying mark, which number or mark shall appear on all sales tags or tickets or on any other essential records needed to show what the products actually sold for; and

(h) Records relating to sales of "farm produce" or "farm products" at auction, including sales tags, tickets or bills, shall be sequentially numbered and each such sequentially numbered record shall be properly accounted for in the operations of the commission merchant. Any record which is altered in any fashion must bear the full signature of the person authorized to make, and who is responsible for, the alteration.

(Code 1950, § 3-555; 1966, c. 702; 1979, c. 389.)

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