Maine Revised Statutes

§6546. Sale and purchase of herring; written acknowledgement

Any person, firm or corporation purchasing herring from a fisherman or his agent, at the time of purchase, shall furnish to the fisherman or his agent a written acknowledgment of the purchase. [1981, c. 671, (NEW).]

1. Contents of acknowledgment.  Unless otherwise agreed to by the parties, the buyer shall insert in the written acknowledgment all information necessary for a complete understanding of the transaction, including the price and quantity, and a provision for payment at a time not later than 14 days after delivery of the herring.
[ 1981, c. 671, (NEW) .]
2. Payments.  Unless otherwise agreed to by the parties, the buyer shall make all payments to the fisherman, or his agent, in money or in money equivalent, which includes, but is not limited to, credit against any outstanding indebtedness the fisherman may have to the buyer.
[ 1981, c. 671, (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1981, c. 671, (NEW).