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Tennessee Code Title 47. Commercial Instruments and Transactions § 47-26-1012

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(a) The certificate, when properly completed and signed, shall be prima facie evidence of the accuracy of the measurements shown.

(b) The design of and the information to be furnished on a weight certificate may be prescribed by the commissioner and will include, but not be limited to, the following:

(1) The name and license number of the public weighmaster;

(2) The kind of commodity weighed, measured, or counted;

(3) The name of the owner, agent, or consignee of the commodity;

(4) The name of the recipient of the commodity, if applicable;

(5) The date the certificate is issued;

(6) The consecutive number of the certificate, if applicable;

(7) The identification, including the identification number, if any, of the carrier transporting the commodity, and the identification number or license number of the vehicle, if applicable;

(8) Other information needed to distinguish or identify the commodity from a like kind;

(9) The number of units of the commodity, if applicable;

(10) The measure of the commodity, if applicable;

(11) The weight of the commodity and the vehicle or container, if applicable, broken down as follows:

(A) The gross weight of the commodity and the associated vehicle or container;

(B) The tare weight of the unloaded vehicle or container;  or

(C) Both the gross and tare weight and the resultant net weight of the commodity;  and

(12) Signature or initials of the public weighmaster who determined the weight, measure or count.

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