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

Act current to 2016-06-21 and last amended on 2014-08-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE IV(Section 11)Reference Standards

For Measurement of Length

  • 1 The national standard for length in Canada realized, through the use of any device, in compliance with the definition mètre passed by the 17e Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures as reported in the Comptes rendus de la 17e Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures (1983) published by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures, and determined by the National Research Council of Canada pursuant to subparagraph 5(1)(c)(iv) of the National Research Council Act.

For Measurement of Mass or Weight

  • Avoirdupois Weight
    • 1 A standard of a nominal mass of one pound, designated MR-2.

  • Troy Weight
    • 2 A standard of nominal mass of one hundred troy ounces, designated MR-3.

  • Metric Weight
    • 3 A standard of a nominal mass of one kilogram, designated MR-1.

For Measurement of Temperature

ItemStandard NumberDescription
1VS767_1808Platinum Resistance Sensor, manufactured by Fluke Hart Scientific, having serial number 1808, and Black Stack thermometer module, manufactured by Fluke Hart Scientific, having serial number A78022
2[Repealed, SOR/2009-80]
3VS767_1203Thermistor sensor, manufactured by Thermometrics having serial number 1203; and Black Stack thermometer module, manufactured by Hart Scientific having serial number A13108

For Measurement of Electricity

ItemStandard NumberDescription
1L-57Variable Burden Box for Voltage Transformers, manufactured by H. Tinsley & Co. Ltd. having serial number 1298
2L-1014Shielded Precision Capacitor, manufactured by Trench Electric Ltd. having serial number 7599
3L-1046Voltage Transformer, manufactured by Sangamo Company Limited having serial number 555762
4EL-1847Voltage Transformer, manufactured by Instrument Transformer Inc. having serial number 547222
5EL-1848Voltage Transformer, manufactured by Asea Brown Boveri Ltd. having serial number 39518360
6L-1665Capacitor, manufactured by General Radio Company having serial number 3423
7EL-1892Current Transformer, manufactured by Tettex Instruments having serial number 149691
8EL-1894Programmable Electronic Burden Box for Current Transformers, manufactured by Tettex Instruments having serial number 149544
9EL-857Current Transformer, manufactured by Smith Hobson Ltd. having serial number G-033127
10EL-1720Current Transformer, manufactured by Knopp Inc. having serial number 8039391
11[Repealed, SOR/2009-80]
12EL-1885Multifunction Transducer (W/Wh/VA/VAh/var/varh/V/Vh/V2h/I/Ih/I2h), Radian Dytronic model RD-21-432, manufactured by Radian Research Inc. having serial number 200379
13[Repealed, SOR/2009-80]

For Measurement of Gas

ItemStandard NumberDescription
1GL-2279Dead Weight Tester, manufactured by DH Instruments Inc. having serial number 487
2GL-2280Dead Weight Tester, manufactured by GE Sensing having serial number 63809
3[Repealed, SOR/2009-80]
4GL-2033Dead Weight Tester, manufactured by Ruska Instruments Co. having serial number 44509
5GL-2104Dead Weight Tester, manufactured by Ruska Instruments Co. having serial number 46404
  • R.S., 1985, c. W-6, Sch. IV;
  • SOR/86-133;
  • SOR/93-235, s. 2;
  • SOR/2000-250;
  • SOR/2005-277, ss. 3, 4;
  • SOR/2009-80.
 
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