Section .0600 ‑ Sale Of Petroleum Products

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 02 - agriculture and consumer services/chapter 38 - consumer standards/02 ncac 38 .0601.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .0600 ‑ SALE OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

 

02 NCAC 38 .0601             RETAIL MOTOR FUEL DISPENSERS/HALF‑PRICING

(a)  All retail motor fuel dispensing outlets shall sell

motor fuel by the full price per gallon method, except as provided in (b) of

this Rule.

(b)  Until January 1, 2011, retail motor fuel dispensing

outlets which sell  600,000 gallons of motor fuel or less per each 12 month

period may sell motor fuel by the half‑price per gallon method, (except

as provided in 2 NCAC 38 .0603).

(c)  All motor fuel dispensers using the half‑pricing

method shall bear the following statements on each dial face:

(1)           "CAUTION:  DUE TO A SHORTAGE OF

COMPUTER PARTS THIS DISPENSER INDICATES ONLY 1/2 THE TOTAL SALE PRICE." 

This statement must be composed of one‑fourth inch letters and must be

located above or to the side of the sale price indicator;

(2)           "1/2 TOTAL SALE."  This statement

must be composed of three‑fourths inch letters and must be affixed to

cover the total sale or total price identification statement of the dial face;

(3)           "GALLONS."  No change;

(4)           "CENTS PER 1/2 GALLON INCLUDING

TAX."  This statement must be composed of three‑eights inch letters

and must be affixed to cover the cents or price per gallon statement on the

dial face;

(5)           "$____PER GALLON."  This statement

must contain three‑eights inch letters and must be located directly

beneath the statement described in (4) of this Paragraph and must have the full

price per gallon written in the blank space.

(d)  The sale of motor fuel through those dispensers as described

in (c) of this Rule shall be priced in even tenths of a cent (example: $1.002,

$1.004, etc.).

(e)  Advertised pricing shall be by the price per gallon.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 81A‑2;

Eff. May 1, 1983;

Amended Eff. February 1, 2009.