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

Regulations are current to 2014-12-08 and last amended on 2014-08-01. Previous Versions

 Indicators and printers for monetary values shall conform to the same specifications as indicators and printers for registration of units of quantity.

Performance

[SOR/2005-297, s. 42(F)]

 Within such limits of repeatability as may be required by these Regulations or by specifications established by the Minister, a machine shall be capable of repeating its registrations for each identical load or quantity delivered regardless of repeated manipulations of any or all of the elements of the machine in a manner approximating normal conditions of use of the machine.

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), where a machine has or is installed with two or more means of registration that have the same units of measurement, the registrations shall be in accordance with the following criteria:

    • (a) in the case of electronic digital means of registration, the registrations thereof shall

      • (i) where the values of minimum increment of registration are the same, be in exact agreement, or

      • (ii) where the values of minimum increment of registration are not the same, be in agreement within 0.6 times the largest of those values of minimum increment of registration;

    • (b) in the case of mechanical digital means of registration, the registrations thereof shall be in agreement within 0.6 times the largest of the values of minimum increment of registration;

    • (c) in the case of analogue means of registration, the registrations thereof shall be in agreement within 0.25 times the largest of the values of minimum increment of registration; and

    • (d) in the case of combined digital and analogue means of registration, the registrations thereof shall be in agreement within 0.6 times the largest of the values of minimum increment of registration.

  • (2) A means of providing analogue registration that is of the servo-follower type and that is installed prior to January 1, 1976 shall be in agreement with any other analogue or digital means of registration connected to the same machine within twice the finest graduation.

  • SOR/90-118, s. 19;
  • SOR/2005-297, s. 15.

 The registration of monetary value on a machine provided with means of registration for monetary value shall be in mathematical agreement with the quantity indication and unit price, within such monetary limits as may be allowed by these Regulations or by specifications established by the Minister and the machine shall have words or symbols to differentiate clearly between the monetary value and the quantity registrations.

Installation and Use

 A machine that has electrical components or equipment or accessories attached to or used in conjunction with it that have or can have an effect on the accuracy of the machine shall be connected to an electrical supply the characteristics of which are as specified by the manufacturer of the machine and the electrical wiring and other electrical installation affecting the machine shall be in accordance with the specifications of the manufacturer and with specifications established by the Minister for that class, type or design of machine.

  • SOR/2005-297, s. 41(F).