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

Regulations are current to 2014-06-12 and last amended on 2012-05-01. Previous Versions

Report Subsequent to Altering, Adjusting or Repairing Device

  •  (1) Where a person repairs a device that is or is to be used in trade without taking possession of it or adjusts or alters such a device, whether or not he takes possession of it, and the alteration, adjustment or repair is of a nature that may affect the accuracy of the device or may result in its no longer being of a class, type or design approved for use in trade, he shall, within five days after the date of the alteration, adjustment or repair, report the following information to the nearest Measurement Canada office:

    • (a) his name and address;

    • (b) the name and address of the person who has possession of the device;

    • (c) the address of the place where the device is located if that address is different from the address referred to in paragraph (b);

    • (d) the date of completion of the alteration, adjustment or repair;

    • (e) the make, model and serial number of the device;

    • (f) the range of flow rate or capacity of the device;

    • (g) a description of the alteration, adjustment or repair made;

    • (h) a description of the tests made after the alteration, adjustment or repair to determine the accuracy of the device, the results of such tests and the equipment used for such testing;

    • (i[Repealed, SOR/81-623, s. 2]

    • (j) whether the person who made the alteration, adjustment or repair removed or broke or found removed or broken any marking, tag or seal placed on or attached to the device by an inspector or by a person who had previously altered, adjusted or repaired the device and, where possible, a description of such marking, tag or seal; and

    • (k) where the person who made the alteration, adjustment or repair removed or broke or found removed or broken any seal, whether he replaced it with another seal and, if so, a description of that seal and the number of the seal, if any.

  • (2) A report under subsection (1) shall be in writing, but an inspector may authorize the report to be made verbally, in which case the report shall be made verbally.

  • SOR/81-623, s. 2;
  • SOR/2005-297, ss. 40, 41(F).

Reporting Removal of Marking or Tag or Breaking of Seals

 The report referred to in paragraph 30(2)(b) of the Act shall be in writing, shall be forwarded to the nearest Measurement Canada office within five days of the removal of any marking or tag or breaking of any seal, or the discovery of the removal of any marking or tag or breaking of any seal, and shall contain the following information:

  • (a) the name and address of the person who has possession of the device;

  • (b) the make, model and serial number of the device;

  • (c) the range of flow rate or capacity of the device;

  • (d) the date on which the marking or tag was removed or was discovered to have been removed;

  • (e) the date on which the seal was broken or was discovered to have been broken;

  • (f) the circumstances, if known, of the removal of the marking or tag or of the breaking of the seal;

  • (g) a description, where possible, of the marking or tag that was removed or discovered to have been removed, and of the seal that was broken or discovered to have been broken; and

  • (h) a description of any seal and the number of the seal, if any, that was installed to replace the missing seal.

  • SOR/2005-297, s. 40.