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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 5. WEIGHTS AND MEASURES [12001 - 13800]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 43. )
  

CHAPTER 6. Fair Packaging and Labeling Act [12601 - 12615.5]
  ( Chapter 6 repealed and added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1309. )

  
12601.  

This chapter is designed to protect purchasers of any commodity within its provisions against deception or misrepresentation. Packages and their labels should enable consumers to obtain accurate information as to the quantity of the contents and should facilitate value comparisons.

It is hereby declared to be the policy of the Legislature to assist in attaining these goals.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1309.)