§ 3.1-717. (Repealed effective October 1, 2008) Certificate establishing condition, quality, grade, etc., to b...
In the event of any dispute or disagreement between a consignor and a commission merchant arising at the time of delivery as to condition, quality, grade, pack, quantity or weight of any lot, shipment or consignment of farm products, it shall be the duty of the Commissioner to furnish, upon the payment of the actual necessary expenses therefor, to be paid by requesting party, a certificate establishing the condition, quality, grade, pack, quantity or weight of such lot, shipment or consignment; such certificate shall be prima facie evidence in all courts of this Commonwealth as to the recitals thereof at the time such inspection was made. The burden of proof shall be upon the commission merchant to prove the correctness of his accounting as to any transaction which may be questioned.
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