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Subject 40-15-1 DEFINITIONS

Rule 40-15-1-.01 Short Title

These Regulations shall be cited as the "Georgia State Weights and Measures Regulations."

Rule 40-15-1-.02 Definitions

The terms used herein shall have the meaning set forth for such terms in the Act, Georgia Law, 1972, page 654. In addition, the following words or terms shall have the meaning set forth herein when used in these Rules and Regulations:

(a) "Department" means the Georgia Department of Agriculture.
(b) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Agriculture or any designated employee of the Georgia Department of Agriculture.
(c) "Net contents" means the weight or measure of a commodity, minus any packaging materials, at the time of sale or transaction.
(d) "Square" means the quantity of roofing or roofing material which when applied according to directions or instructions of the manufacturer, will cover an area of 100 square feet, exclusive of the side laps or side joints.
(e) "Square foot" means the quantity of a commodity or material which will cover one square foot (144 square inches), exclusive of side laps or side joints.