standards of weights and measures act, 1976 pdf

43. (3) Notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in this Act, in relation to any goods which are exported--. View Weights and Measures (International System) Act, 1967 (1).pdf from LAW MISC at Institute of Business Administration, Karachi (Main Campus). Provisions Applicable To Every Part . (1) This Act may be cited as the Weights and Measures &c. Act 1976. Judicial ... "Inspection" means test or examination of measures and weights or measuring and weighing machines and this term also includes the act Part V Import and export of weights and measures (3) The kelvin shall also be used for expressing the interval or difference of temperature. Short title. 80 (1) No unit of weight, measure or numeration shall, after the commencement of this Act, be stated in any enactment, notification, rule, order, contract, deed or other instrument in terms of any unit of weight, measure or numeration other than that of a standard unit of weight, measure or numeration. for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. (6) The prescribed authority shall submit to the Central Government a detailed report on the performance of the model submitted to it together with its recommendations with regard to the desirability or otherwise of issuing a certificate of approval in respect of that model. (3) The Central Government shall provide the Institute with such teaching staff and other employees, and with such equipments and other facilities as it may think fit to enable the Institute. Physical representation of standard units, 15. (5) Where the Central Government has reason to believe that there is undue proliferation of weight, measure or number in which any commodity is, or reasonably comparable commodities are, being packed for sale, distribution or delivery and such undue proliferation impairs in the opinion of that Government, the reasonable ability of the consumer to make a comparative assessment of the prices after considering the net quantity or number of such commodity, that Government may direct the manufacturers and also the packers or distributors to sell, distribute or deliver such commodity in such standard quantities or number as may be prescribed. (e) express, in relation t any transaction, industrial production or protection, any quantity or dimension. Weight or measure to contain number of the approved model, etc. MCRC NO.41879/2020. Weights and Measures 7 LAWS OF MALAYSIA Act 71 WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT 1972 An Act to regulate weights and measures and instruments for weighing and measuring and to make provisions for matters connected therewith. (4) The statement on a package or label as to the net weight, measure or number of the contents thereof shall not include any expression which tends to quality such weight, measure or number: Provided that the Central Government may, by rules, specify the commodities, the weight or measure of which is likely to increase or decrease beyond the prescribed tolerance limits by reason of climatic variations; and it shall be lawful for the manufacturer or packer of the commodity so specified to quality the statement as to the net content of such commodity by the use of the words 'when packed'. The Act being one of Parliament short titled as the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 and has received assent of the President of India on 8th April, 1976. Standard packages, where the deficiency is more than the tolerable (9) The Director and every other officer authorised by or under this Act to perform any duty shall be deemed to be a public servant within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code. 74. (First published after having received the assent of the Governor of the 3[Khyber Pakhtunkhwa] Province in the Gazette of 4[Khyber Pakhtunkhwa] (Extraordinary), dated the 1st April. (5) The expenses of any publication under sub-section (3) shall be recoverable from the company as if it were a fine imposed by the court. Provided that the provisions of this Act (including the standards established by or under this Act) shall come into force in the State of Skkim on such date, not being later than five years from the passing of this Act, as the Central Government may, by notification, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act or for different areas or for different classes of undertaking or for different classes of goods, or for different classes of weights and measures or for. (2) It extends to the whole of India. Part II. 69. 83. use, by the local Inspector in the transferee State. classes of undertakings, goods, weights and measures or users of weights and measures in relation to which this Act has been brought into force. (2) Without prejudice to the provisions contained in the General Causes Act, 1897, with respect to repeals, any notification, rule or order made under the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1956, shall, if in force, at the commencement of this Act, continue to be in force and have effect as if made under the corresponding provision of this Act. Every person who exports any weight or measure or commodity in packaged form which does not conform to the standards of weight or measure established by or under this Act shall, except where such export has been made with the previous approval of the Central Government, be punished with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees, and for the second or offence with imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years and also with fine. Science and Research Act 19491968 . 23. INTER-STATE TRADE OR COMMERCE IN WEIGHT, MEASURE OR OTHER GOODS, 31. (1) If any person, in the course of inter-State trade or commerce, uses, or causes to be used, sells, distributes, delivers or otherwise transfers, or causes to be sold, distributed, delivered or otherwise transferred, any false or unverified weight or measure, it shall be presumed, until the contrary is proved, that he had done so with the knowledge that the weight or measure was a false or unverified weight or measure. 2. (2) it is not reasonably practicable to give effect to any recommendation made by the International Organisation of Legal Metrology, the Central Government may make such changes of a minor nature in the recommendation of the International Organisation of Legal Metrology as may appear to it to be necessary. (1) The base unit of amount of substance shall be the mole. (1) Whoever makes or manufactures any weight or measure which is, or is intended to be, sold, distributed, delivered or otherwise transferred in the course of inter-State trade or commerce, shall, unless a certificate of approval of the model of such weight or measure granted under section 36 is in force, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years and shall also be liable to fine, and, for the second or subsequent offence, with for a term which may extend to five years and also with fine. (1) The base unit of luminous intensity shall be the candela. AFTERSCHO☻OL – DEVELOPING CHANGE MAKERS CENTRE FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP PGPSE PROGRAMME – World’ Most Comprehensive programme in social entrepreneurship & spiritual entrepreneurship OPEN FOR ALL FREE FOR ALL. (2) Where any commodity, machinery or any part or component of any machinery is imported from a country in which the metric system of weight or measure is not in force, or in which such system being in force, such commodity, machinery, part or component of any machinery has not been made or manufactured in accordance with such system, the importer shall, before making such import, make an endeavor to obtain, on such commodity, machinery, part or component, and also on the drawings thereof, the weight or measurement thereof expressed in terms of the standard unit of weight or measure established by or under this Act : Provided that where any weight or measure has not been expressed in terms of the standard unit of weight or measure established by or under this Act, on any commodity, machinery, part or component or on any drawings thereof the importer shall, within six months from the date of import, get the weight or measure thereof expressed on such commodity, machinery, part or. The Standard of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 was enacted 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. (3) Where an offence has been compounded under sub-section (1), no proceeding or further proceeding, as the case may be, shall be taken against the offender in respect of the offence so compounded, and the offender, if in custody, shall be discharged forthwith. (4) No publication under sub-section (3) shall be made until the period for preferring an appeal against the orders of the court has expired without any appeal having been preferred, or such an appeal, having been preferred, has been disposed of. Act, 1976. 3 THE LEGAL METROLOGY ACT, 2009 ACT NO. Enabling Act: WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT. (iii) does not make or manufacture any part of such weight or measure but assembles parts thereof made or manufactured by others and claims the end product to be a weight or measure manufactured by himself or itself, as the case may be. (5) A certificate granted under sub-section (4) shall be valid for the period specified therein and may be renewed, from time to time, for such further period as may be prescribed. Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 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. (3) This Act, except sections 4, 8 and 9 and Schedules 3 … (B) 1/1981] BE IT ENACTED by the Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong with the advice and consent of the Dewan Negara and The provisions of this Act shall have effect notwithstanding anything inconsistent therewith contained in any enactment other than this Act or in any instrument having effect by virtue of any enactment other than this Act. (2) Every numeration shall be made in accordance with the decimal system. 1976 and the Standards of Weights and Measures Enforcement Act. (1) Before issuing a licence to make a manufacture any weight or measure to which this Part applies, the State Government shall satisfy itself that a certificate of approval of the model of such weight or measure has been granted by the Central Government under section 36. (1) If an offence under this Act is committed by a company, every person who, at the time the offence was committed was in charge of, and was responsible to the company for the conduct of. (11) If the prescribed authority is of opinion that the substitute material referred to in sub-section (10) is not suitable and that there is available in India any other material which is more. (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), where an offence under this Act has been committed by a company and it is proved that the offence has been committed with the consent or connivance of, or is attributable to the neglect on the part of, any director, manager, secretary or other officer, such director, manager, secretary or other officer shall also be deemed to be guilty of that offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly. Explanation--Where any manufacturer dispatches any weight or measure or any part thereof to any branch office maintained by him or it, such branch office shall not be deemed to be a manu- facturer even though the parts so dispatched to it are assembled at such branch office; (p) 'notification' means a notification published in the Official Gazette; (ii) every organisation established or constituted by Government, (iii) every local authority within the territory of India. (2) The definition of 'kelvin' shall be prescribed. (i) made or manufactured for the purpose of inter-State trade or commerce. (4) Every rule made by the Central Government under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament, while it is in session, for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule. (2) The definition of kilogram shall be prescribed. 1 OF 2010 [13th January, 2010.] (1) This Act may be called The Standards of Weights and Measures Act , 1976. The application referred to in sub-section (1) shall be made in such form, in such manner and on payment of such fees, not exceeding one thousand rupees, as may be prescribed. 70. of the - Commonwealth of Australia; Weights and Measures Act, 1976 60 of 1976, the Central Government.ISBN: 978-0-478-38257-0 PDF. Except where any weight or measure is made or manufactured, with the permission of the Central Government, exclusively for export, every person who makes or manufactures any weight or measure which does not conform to the standards of weight or measure established by or under this Act, shall, where such offence is not punishable under any other law relating to weights and measures for … (7) The Central Government may, if it is satisfied after considering the report submitted to it by the prescribed authority that the aforesaid model is in conformity with the provisions of this, Act or any rule made there under and is likely to maintain accuracy over periods of sustained use and to render accurate service under varied conditions, issue a certificate of approval in. Prohibition with regard to inscriptions, etc. 32. 52. (2) Every working standard referred to in section 25 shall be verified with the secondary standard which has been stamped in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1),on payment of such fee, by such authority as may be prescribed and shall, if found on such verification to conform to the standards established by or under this Act, be stamped by that authority. The Standard of Weights and Measures Act, 1976, aims at introducing standards in relation to weights and measures used in trade and commerce. (2) On and from the commencement of this Act, no weight, measure or number other than the standard weight, measure or number shall be used in, or form the basis of, any contract or other agreement in relation to any inter-State or international trade or commerce: Provided that in relation to any goods which are exported, the weight, measure or number of such goods may be indicated thereon, or in any contract, in addition to the standard units of weight, measure or numeration, in accordance with any other system of weight, measure or numeration if the person to whom the export is to be made so requires. 9. (1) Save as otherwise provided in this section, this Chapter shall not apply to—. 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 . BE it enacted by Parliament in the Thirty-sixth Year of … 3 THE LEGAL METROLOGY ACT, 2009 ACT NO. Short title and commencement.-(1) These rules may be called The (2) This Act, except Schedules 4 and 5, shall come into operation on the expiration of the period of one month beginning with the date on which it is passed. 176/76 IIB'TI (3) Every person shall, before making or manufacturing any weight or measure to which this Part applies, submit for approval of the prescribed authority, such number of models, drawings and other information relating to such weight or measure as may be prescribed : Provided that in relation to any weight or measure, to which this Part applies, which has already been made or manufactured, or which is in the process or being made or manufactured, at the, commencement of this Part, models of such weight or measure shall be submitted to the prescribed authority from ut of the weights or measures which have already been, or which are in the process, Provided further that in the case of a weight or measure the model whereof cannot be submitted, whether by reason of its nature or otherwise, it shall be sufficient if the drawings and. otherwise than in terms of standard units of weights, measures or numeration, Any custom, usage, etc, contrary to standard weight, measure or numeration to be void, Manufacturers, etc. Explanation.--The words 'when packed' shall not be used in any case except a case to which the proviso to sub-section (4) applies. PDF Full Document: Weights and Measures Regulations [1193 KB] Regulations are current to 2020-12-17 and last amended on 2019-06-17. The provisions of the Indian Penal Code, in so far as such provisions relate to offences with regard to weights and measures, shall not apply to any offence which is punishable under this Act. 20. Where any weight or measure, which being in use in a transferee State, is sent to, or delivered in, any other State for sale or use in such other State, then, such other State shall also be deemed to be the transferee State in relation to such weight or measure and the provisions of this Chapter shall, so far as may be, apply to the weight or measure sent to, or delivered in, such other State. of India and shall not be required, until its re-verification in the transferee State becomes due by effux of time, to be verified or stamped in the transferee State : Provided that where the local Inspector in the transferee State has any reason to believe that any weight or measure of the first category has lost its accuracy in transit or has, for any other reason, ceased to conform to the standards of weight or measure established by or under this Act, he may, for reasons to be recorded by him in writing and communicated to the Controller of the transferor State, through the Controller of the transferee State --, (b) if, on verification, such weight or measure is found to be inaccurate--, (i) cause such adjustment as is necessary to be made so as to make it conform to the standard established by or under this Act, or. (b) such additional units as may be recommended by the International Organisation of Legal Metrology, shall be the units of the metric system. Whoever, being required by section 36 to submit the model of any weight or measure for approval, omits, or fails, without any reasonable excuse, so to do, shall be punished with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees, and, for the second or subsequent offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years and also with fine. Shri Sidharth Luthra, learned Senior Advocate with Shri Sudeep Bhargava, Shri Siddharth … to function effectively as an institution for imparting adequate training in legal metrology and other allied branches of knowledge. in accordance with such scales as may be specified by rules made under this Act. (3) On receipt of any such appeal, the appellate authority shall, after giving the parties to the appeal a reasonable opportunity of being heard and after making such inquiry as it deems proper, make such order, as it may think fit, confirming, modifying or reversing the order appealed against or may send back the case with such direction as it may think fit for a fresh order after taking additional evidence, if necessary. Imperial measures and weights lawful for use for trade EIGHTH SCHEDULE Standard metric quantities for pre-packed goods WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT An Act to repeal the Weights and Measures Act 1962 and re-enact that Act with additional provisions to facilitate the change-over to the metric system. Preamble [Act No. As certified, and in force from 11 October 1976 5 . (2) For the purposes of sub-section (1),-, (a) the international system of units as recommended by the General Conference on Weights and Measures, and. shall be punished with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees, and, for the second or subsequent offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years and also with fine. Explanation-- For the purposes of this sub-section, any second or subsequent offence committed after the expiry of a period of three years from the date on which the offence was previously compounded, shall be deemed to be a first offence. (1) For the purpose of deriving the value of the base units, other than the base unit of mass, the Central Government shall cause to be prepared such objects or equipments, or both, as may be necessary for the purpose and shall cause the accuracy of such objects or equipments, or both, to be certified by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures at such periodical intervals as may be prescribed, and, shall, after such certification, deposit such objects or equipments, or both, in such custody and at such place as that Government may think fit. 78. (2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely :--. 3. Previous Versions. (1) The base unit of time shall be the second. Meet the requirement of the Weight and Measures Act 1987 or if they are catchweight goods that they contain no. (iv) a recognized consumer association whether the person aggrieved is a member of such association or not. (2) Every package to which this Part applies, shall bear thereon the name and address of the manufacturer. Cognizance of offences, etc.-- Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974z0--, (a) no court shall take cognizance of an offence punishable under this Act except upon a complaint, in writing, made by--. (2) Any rule made under sub-section (1) shall take effect in such area, from such future date and subject to such conditions, if any, as may be specified therein. (1) Every false or unverified weight or measure, and every false package, used in the course of, or in relation to, any inter-State trade or commerce and seized under section 29, shall be liable to be forfeited to the Central Government : Provided that such unverified weight or measure shall not be forfeited to Government if the person from whom such weight or measure was seized gets the same verified and stamped within such time as may be prescribed. (2) Where any certificate of approval of any model has been revoked by the Central Government, the licence issued by the State Government for the making or manufacturing of any weight or measure in accordance with such model shall stand suspended : Provided that such suspension shall stand vacated if such model is subsequently approved by the Central Government. 2. 65. 38. (a) submit such periodical returns as may be prescribed, to the Controller of the transferor State with regard to such dispatch, delivery or transfer and specify in such returns the particulars of the weight or measure which has been sent to, or delivered in, the transferee State; (b) specify in such periodical returns the particulars of the person to whom such weight or measure has been sent, or delivered in the transferee State; and. 1976). (1) The value expressed in terms of any unit of weight or measure other than in terms of the standard units of weight or measure may be converted into the value expressed in terms of a standard unit of weight or measure at the rate specified in the Schedule. Whoever, in the course of inter-State trade or commerce, sells, distributes, delivers or otherwise transfers any weight or measure which does not conform to the standards of weight or measure established by or under this Act or which has not been duly verified under any other law relating to weights and measures for the time being in force, shall be punished with fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees, and, for the second or subsequent offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years and also with fine. (2) Subject to the provisions of sub-section (1), the Central Government may specify, by rules made in this behalf, the classes of weights or measures which would fall in the first category or the second category, and may, from time to time, if the circumstances so required, alter the category in which any class of weight or measure has been specified. 50. Standard Measurement and Weight (Second Amendment) Act, 2042 (1985) 2042-6-9 (Sept. 25, 1985) 3. (3) Where any secondary standard or working standard is stamped in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1), or sub-section (2), as the case may be, a certificate shall be separately given showing the date on which such weight or measure was stamped. (1) The Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1956, is hereby repealed. (9) The Central Government may, if it is satisfied that the product made or manufactured in accordance with the model which was approved by it has failed to render the expected performance or to conform to the standards established by or under this Act, revoke the certificate of approval issued by it under sub-section (7) : Provided that no such revocation shall be made except after giving the manufacturer of such weight or measure a reasonable opportunity of being heard : Provided further that where the Central Government is satisfied that as a result of the alteration made by the manufacturer in the model of the weight or measure, such model has become fit for approval, it may vacate the order of revocation of the certificate of approval issued by it. (b) meeting the requirements of machines used for enclosing the contents of such package. (2) Any numeral which conforms to the provisions of section 13 shall be the standard numeral. (k) 'International Organisation of Legal Metrology' means the Organisation Internationale de Metrologie Legale established under the Convention Instituant Une Organisation Internationale de Metrologie Legale; (l) 'international prototype of the Kilogram' means the prototype sanctioned by the First General Conference on Weights and Measures held in Paris in 1989, and deposited at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; (m) 'inter-State trade or commerce', in relation to any weight or measure or other goods which are bought, sold, supplied, distributed or delivered by weight, measure or number, means the purchase, sale, supply, distribution or delivery which--, (i) occasions the movement of such weight, measure or other goods from one State to another, or. 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. Standard packages, where the deficiency is more than the tolerable The degree Celsius may also be used for expressing the interval or difference of temperature. 51. Standards of Weights Measures Act 1976 Blogs, Comments and Archive News on Economictimes.com If manufacturer is not the packer, then name and address of the packer shall be given. 8. The Standard of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 was enacted 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 Act 1976 – S ections 39, 63 and 74 – Standards of Weights & Measures (Packaged Commodities) Rules – Rule 6 (1), 9 (a) and 9 (1) (a).. ICL 2020 (10) MP 619. (i) makes or manufacturers such weight or measure, (ii) makes or manufactures one or more parts, and acquires the other parts, of such weight or measure and, after assembling those parts, claims the end product to be a weight or measure. Measures Act, 1976 and the Standards of. 2. (e) The Words and expression used in these rules and not defined but defined in the Act, the Standards Act and the Rules made there under shall have the meanings respectively assigned to them in those Acts and Rules. otherwise than in accordance with the standard unit of weight, measure or numeration. (2) Nothing in sub-section (1) shall be deemed to empower the Central Government to issue any notification in respect of any weight or measure which was not in use in the State of Sikkim immediately before the commencement of this Act. 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. (3) For the avoidance of doubt, it is hereby declared that where any weight or measure of the second category is delivered or received in a State from any other State, not for the purpose of sale or use therein but for the transmission of such weight or measure to any other State, then, such other State shall be deemed, for the purposes of this Chapter, to be the transferee State in relation to such weight or measure and the provisions of sub-section (1) and sub-section (2) shall apply accordingly.
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