h�bbd``b`j� �� �XW �� ;�`�q�A� �x q7����a%H/#V�?�� �� Comptroller of Customs to keep authorised standards 5. THE STANDARDS OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT, 1976 THE SCHEDULE (See section 79) (1) Length: 1 inch 1 foot 1 yard 1 mile 1 nautical mile (UK) = 0.025 4 metre = 0.304 8 metre = 0.914 4 metre = 1 609.344 metres = 1 853.18 metres For Survey of India Only 1 foot (2) Area: 1 square inch 1 square foot 1 square yard 1 square mile = 0.304 799 6 metre = 0.000 645 16 square metre = 0.092 903 04 square metre = 0.836 127 36 square metre = 2589 988.110 336 square metres For Survey of India Only 1 … The Standards of Weights, Measures, and Coinage Act 1866 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.. Annual reports by local weights and measures authorities. 60 of 1976)1 [8th April, 1976] An … 6. Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 (Act No. Testing of other standards and equipment. Local weights and measures authorities. PART I – PRELIMINARY 1. 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Local authorities often ask us to clarify technical or enforcement issues that can be significant to businesses, and we publish our responses in bulletins. endstream endobj startxref (2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and kashmir. 0000000714 00000 n The Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Amendment Bill, 2005 seeks to (a) prescribe qualifications for appointment of Additional Controllers and Inspectors, (b) do away with the requirement of registration of users of weights and measures, (c) revise the penalties for various offences under the Act, (d) empower the central government to issue licenses, prescribe fees and make rules. 3. Act are : (a) Extensionof Legal Control to cover … 4. Weights and measures It is estimated that over a billion pounds worth of goods are sold by weights or measures every week in the UK. Appointment of inspectors. 2. Performance by inspectors of additional functions. xref The Standards Of Weights And Measures Act, 1976 (60 of 1976) 182 An Act to establish standards of weights and measures, to regulate inter-State trade or commerce in weights, measures and other goods which are sold or distributed by weight, measure or number, and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto . Standards of weights and measures to be the same as those of United Kingdom 4. Section 36. WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 3 Acts 14 of 1976, 10 of 1993, 2 of 1996. (1) This Act may be called the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976. (3) It shall come into force on such date, not being later than ten years from the passing of this Act, as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint; and different dates may be … How articles shall be sold by weight 7. 0000001507 00000 n Primary standards. Act ID: 201001: Act Number: 01: Enactment Date: 2010-01-13: Act Year: 2010: Short Title: The Legal Metrology Act, 2009: Long Title: An Act to establish and enforce standards of weights and measures, regulate trade and commerce in weights, measures and other goods which are sold or distributed by weight, measure or number and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The Weights and Measures (Packaged Goods) Regulations 2006(SI 2006/659) set out a programme of quantity control for packaged goods. Secondary and Tertiary Standards 15. 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In exercise of the powers conferred by section 83 read with section 22 of the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 (60 of 1976), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely:-FACT SHEET 6. 9/1988, Act No. Inspectors of weights and measures. startxref H��W�n7}��[ɢb���,ۉ[�IS�ȃ�Y���K����ΐ{����/w�眙e�Χ�_�)fd���z:Q,�x�H��3J���I�n���trΙ����NN���t�Z�9m��R�yi�v5�|���=��m��N��UR{fR�P Kd�&�s�m��O/̃.6������Π0EF)4�ҧL%2�����;����^lUʙ�|.f�����b���K�?>cbf�G1S' ��Y�?���߄�����9�I��L+�.P�����o���C�E�#t�%��ۡ���C�L&��z˶�n��$K&s}��R��D��@z2Nb:�`��$�q52������LA��������:F*TH�T�+rw�_�N��Y����X ���eʧD�Ҕig�hְ4~�́� ��T�,�;2�(姨L��D`,µg'<3��� j����~|\6��P��zb��@f/ \�c�_Sǫj�+a�����~����A�����%��_�=Ź��[�h:�K����-ژP���r����pU�P����DO�dRU�\�.�JUVx��盜�)����x��g�t��v�]v`��%� -� -H�|�@�7d��Tڷ�����+B� �+�Z�;r.�+Z�+R��Y�P�D��|qK}QU%�Mа�G_��.���T��>��`V�;�A�������1O�r�+��������,-���y@ǀM��7j�bZ�[5lVEmM/ʲNcԠvǤ3��#6�l&M�� 0��t3�С�QiPf���� yvI x��� Certificate of qualification to act as inspector. Penalty for manufacturing, etc. The 1985 act, however, had a broader scope, encompassing all aspects covered by the European Economic Community (EEC) European Commission directive 80/181/EEC . standard weight or measure, shall be used or kept in any pemises in such circumstances as to indicate that such weight or measure is intended or is likely to be used, for any weighment or measurement. ���;EtP�1^���`��=���1k���Y����P��-.�m��7ח��%����hC|�RT�s�ʇv��vpO�;bx+1}�F��T*ˬ�K`3��n�w�Uھo؊���`��^�G�����N���n:#��H����n������lu���ZI�F����KxM"<��b��䋜@�j��%�m��T�z���+�A'稌ctf!m ��؅9 ��,���u��. <<923FAED726B9094CAA7CDA5CBB2C642E>]>> Prior to the Weights and Measures Act 1985, weights and measures acts were only concerned with trade law where the weight or size of the goods being traded was important. Inspection of local weights and measures arrangements. Short title 2. 0000000016 00000 n Over the period of … WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS PART I Units and standards of measurement SECTION 1. Interpretation 2. THE STANDARDS OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES (PACKAGED COMMODITIES) RULES, 1977. 71. 34,198 1. of non-standard weights or measures. 0000010775 00000 n (b) The measure of 21 and below shall be of the �{�U@\�4/`���1�p�����bb�0Q��σ��-^�� *�P�ê�Є ��a�f���n�h}�ѻ�*�o. [Act No. Standard Measurement and Weight (First Amendment) Act, 2033 (1976) 2033-7-4 (Oct. 20, 1976) 2. This Order may be cited as the Weights and Measures (Con- version of Unit of Measurement) Order, 1998. 0000011589 00000 n Standard ... "Inspection" means test or examination of measures and weights or measuring and weighing machines and this term also includes the act of re-test. Vide G.S.R. 18 of 1987, L.N. An Act to provide for the enforcement of the standards of weights and measures established by or under the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. 0000010225 00000 n 17. 619(E), dated 1-7-1987, published in the Gazette of India, Ext., Pt. The Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Act of 1985 is enacted by theCentral Government with a view to enforcing the Standards of Weights andMeasures. In exercise of the powers conferred by section 83 of the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 (60 of 1976), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely:-1. Short title, extent and commencement. 138 0 obj <> endobj BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-sixth Year of the Republic of India as follows:— 1. Over the period of the report, NMO has maintained secondary standard sets of metric, carat metric and ounce troy weights. 60 of 1976]1 [8th April, 1976] An Act to establish standards of weights and measures, to regulate inter-State trade or commerce in weights, measures and other goods which are sold or distributed by weight, measure or number, and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto 14 of 1991, Act No. WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS SECTION 1. SHAPE THIRD SCHEDULE (a) The secondary standard cmpacity measure' of five litre shall be cylindrical and have its inside diametre equal to the height of the measure. 3. 0000017637 00000 n Preliminary 1. 0000001856 00000 n THE WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT (31~2 May, 1976.1 PART I. %%EOF (1) This Act may be called the Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) The regulations require consumers to be informed on quantity and protect against short measure, while allowing businesses flexibility to control quantity on the production line within specific tolerances. Weights and Measures Bulletins 45 0 obj <>stream 26 0 obj <> endobj (1) This Act may be called the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1956 . PDF Full Document: Weights and Measures Act [371 KB] Act current to 2020-12-02 and last amended on 2019-06-21. Section 3 of the Act requires the Secretary of State to maintain certain secondary and tertiary standards of weights and measures and coinage standards of the weight of each authorised coin of the realm. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Thirty-Sixth year of … Working standards. THE STANDARDS OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES (ENFORCEMENT) AMENDMENT BILL, 2005 A BILL further to amend the Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Act, 1985. 0000001285 00000 n 16. 0 Units of measurement. �:+��/ԋ���w�"J$,�={��*��oe����=�FWQR��/�.� e 70. 0000003107 00000 n Units of measurement, weights and measures lawful for use for trade. (3) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different, – (a) Provisions of this Act, (b) Areas, (c) Classes of undertakings, endstream endobj 30 0 obj <>stream We work to protect businesses and consumers by ensuring these measurements are correct. The Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged commodities) Rules, 1977 require the manufacturers/ packers to indicate mandatory declaration of certain basic information on the packaged commodities to safeguard the interest of consumers as well as ensure availability of the declared quantity of the product in the package. %PDF-1.4 %���� Interpretation 3. STANDARDS OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT, 1976 [SECOND SCH. WEIGHTS AND MEASUaBS THE WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT O~R (under section 5A) (Made by the Mini~lter on the 15th day oof June, 1998) L.N. 0000011163 00000 n 0000018404 00000 n (2) It extends to the whole of India. endstream endobj 27 0 obj <> endobj 28 0 obj <>/MediaBox[0 0 612.12 792.12]/Parent 24 0 R/Resources<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI]>>/Rotate 0/Tabs/S/Type/Page>> endobj 29 0 obj <>stream 5. 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A consolidated version (PDF, 796KB, 26 pages)of the regulations has been produced to show the changes made since they were originally made. act is a kind of legislative act found in many jurisdictions establishing technical standards for weights and measures. and tertiary standards of weights and measures and coinage standards of the weight of each authorised coin of the realm. 4ߘ"I�9O ������`������,�h϶���~��/a[�j�9��*�Q/��7�7�E�m��NeG���Fn%��[d��)p�� �$Nr An Act to consolidate certain enactments relating to weights and measures. 138 20 The act created a department of the Board of Trade called the Standard Weights and Measures Department. 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