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

Regulations are current to 2016-11-21 and last amended on 2014-08-01. Previous Versions

  •  (1) The limits of error set out in the following table apply to all measures used for measuring liquids in Canadian units of volume or capacity:

    TABLE

    ItemColumn IAcceptance Limits of ErrorIn-Service Limits of Error
    Column IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    Indicated VolumeOver Indicated VolumeOver Indicated VolumeUnder Indicated Volume
    GillsFluid OuncesFluid OuncesFluid Ounces
    1¼1/161/161/32
    2½1/81/81/16
    31¼¼1/8
    Pints
    4½3/83/83/16
    51½½¼
    Quarts
    61¾¾3/8
    7211½
    Gallons
    81¾
    927/8
    103221
    11533
    121055
  • (2) The limits of error in the table to subsection (1) apply to tests made on a “to deliver” basis with water at room temperature.

  • SOR/89-570, s. 6(F).
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), the limits of error set out in the following table apply to all measures used for measuring solids in Canadian units of volume or capacity:

    TABLE

    ItemColumn IAcceptance Limits of ErrorIn-Service Limits of Error
    Column IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    Indicated VolumeOver Indicated VolumeOver Indicated VolumeUnder Indicated Volume
    PintsFluid OuncesFluid OuncesFluid Ounces
    1½½½¼
    21¾¾3/8
    Quarts
    315/8
    42221
    Gallons
    51
    6255
    Bushel
    7½10105
    811515
  • (2) The limits of error in the table to subsection (1) apply to tests made on a “to deliver” basis with water at room temperature.

  • (3) The limits of error for measures used with grain testing scales are ¼ the limits of error set out in the table to subsection (1).

  • SOR/89-570, s. 6(F).
 
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