Weights and Measures Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. W-6)

Act current to 2016-01-25 and last amended on 2014-08-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE III(Section 5)

UNITS OF MEASUREMENT TO DESCRIBE CERTAIN LAND IN QUEBEC

UnitDefinition
1foot (French measure or Paris foot)12.789 inches
2arpent, as a measure of length180 feet (French measure)
3arpent, as a measure of area32 400 square feet (French measure)
4perch, as a measure of length18 feet (French measure)
5perch, as a measure of area324 square feet (French measure)
  • 1970-71-72, c. 36, Sch. III.
 
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