319.58 Use of false weights and measures.

If any person uses any weights, measures, or beams, in weighing or measuring, which do not conform to the standards of the state, or any other measures established by law, whereby a dealer in, purchaser of, or seller of any commodity or article of traffic is injured or defrauded, such dealer, purchaser, or seller may maintain a civil action against the offender, and if judgment is rendered him, he shall receive double damages and costs of suit.

Effective Date: 08-01-1959.