244. Unless otherwise authorized by specifications established by the Minister, a meter shall have an integral filter or close-coupled strainer appropriate to the type, design and size of the meter.
245. Unless otherwise authorized by specifications established by the Minister, all meters except slow-flow meters and slow-flow dispensers shall have an automatic air-vapour eliminator and a meter for liquefied gases shall also have a combination differential-pressure and back-pressure valve.
246. Any accessory for a liquid meter that can affect the accuracy of the meter shall be sealable.
247. [Revoked, SOR/93-234, s. 2]
248. [Revoked, SOR/90-118, s. 31]
249. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the means of registration on a meter shall be capable of advancement only by the liquid passing through the meter.
(2) A meter register may be designed to be reset to zero by mechanical advancement of the register elements if, during the resetting,
(a) the elements of registration are obscured until the zero position is reached; or
(b) the advancing movement, once started, cannot be stopped until the zero position is reached.
250. The indications on any resettable register, totalizer or ticket printer on a meter that is designed to measure flow in both directions shall advance or reverse according to the flow of the liquid.
251. When a meter has a totalizer or preset register, it shall be clearly differentiated from the delivery register.
252. A resettable register shall have means to return the register accurately to zero, and the money register of a computing type register shall return to zero at the same time that the quantity register is returned to zero.
253. A computing type register shall be designed to prevent any change of the price setting during a delivery and so as to automatically display the unit price at which the register is set to compute.
254. A meter with a rated maximum flow of 350 L or less per minute that is intended to be used to measure and deliver motor fuel to motor vehicles, watercraft and aircraft shall be designed to be inoperable after a delivery until the register is reset to zero.
- SOR/90-118, s. 32;
- SOR/93-234, s. 2(E).
255. [Revoked, SOR/93-234, s. 2]
256. Unless otherwise authorized by specifications established by the Minister, a ticket printer shall be interlocked so that it can
(a) print only the quantity delivered; and
(b) deliver only the quantity for which a ticket is printed.
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