Weights and Measures Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1605)

Regulations are current to 2014-04-02 and last amended on 2012-05-01. Previous Versions

Marking Devices after Initial Inspections Pursuant to Section 28

[SOR/93-234, s. 2(F)]
  •  (1) Where a device is inspected as prescribed by subsection 28(1) or following the installation referred to in subsection 28(2) and the inspector determines that the device meets the requirements of the Act and these Regulations, he shall mark the device or the container in which the device is kept when not in use as prescribed by subsections (2), (3) and (4).

  • (2) A device referred to in subsection (1) shall be marked by means of a steel die or, where it is not practicable to do so, by means of a sticker.

  • (3) An inspection mark shall be located,

    • (a) in the case of a weighing or measuring machine that has a plate or plates permanently affixed to the machine, on the blank area of the plate referred to in subsection 18(2);

    • (b) in the case of a weighing or measuring machine that does  not have a plate or plates permanently affixed to the machine, on a part of the machine where it will be readily legible to a person using the machine under normal conditions of use;

    • (c) in the case of a weight that has a lead plug, on the lead plug; and

    • (d) in the case of a weight that does not have a lead plug, on any appropriate part of the weight.

  • (4) Notwithstanding subsection (3), where a device is so small that it is not practicable to mark it in accordance with that subsection, the inspection mark shall be located on the container in which the device is kept when not in use.

  • SOR/93-234, s. 2(F).

Inspections Pursuant to Subsection 15(1) of the Act

[SOR/93-234, s. 2(F)]

 [Repealed, SOR/94-650, s. 1]

Marking Devices after Inspections other than Inspections Pursuant to Section 28

[SOR/93-234, s. 2(F)]
  •  (1) Where a device is inspected pursuant to section 15, subsection 17(1) or section 18 of the Act and the inspector determines that the device meets the requirements of the Act and these Regulations, he shall mark the device in the following manner:

    • (a) in the case of a weighing machine or measuring machine, by attaching a sticker to the machine; and

    • (b) in the case of a weight that has a lead plug, by marking the plug by means of a steel die, after defacing any existing inspection mark on the plug.

  • (2) Notwithstanding subsection (1),

    • (a) in the case of a weight that does not have a lead plug, no new inspection mark shall be made following an inspection pursuant to section 15 or subsection 17(1) of the Act; and

    • (b) in the case of a weight that is so small that it is not practicable to mark it in accordance with subsection (1), the inspection mark shall  be located on the container in which the device is kept when not in use.

  • SOR/93-234, s. 2(F).

Sealing of Devices Pursuant to Subsection 19(2) of the Act

 Except with respect to weighing devices to which the Specifications Relating to Non-Automatic Weighing Devices (1998) apply, where a volumetric liquid meter, measuring tank or electronic device is marked as prescribed by section 29 or 31, the inspector shall attach a seal of the self-adhesive, self locking or lead and wire type to such parts of the device as may be necessary in order that no adjustment, alteration or repair can be made to the device without breaking or removing the seal.

  • SOR/98-115, s. 4;
  • SOR/2005-130, s. 4.