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

Regulations are current to 2014-09-29 and last amended on 2014-08-01. Previous Versions

Specifications Relating to Approval

[SOR/93-234, s. 2(F)]
  •  (1) In addition to the specifications set out in Part V, the Minister may establish specifications relating to the design, composition, construction and performance to which any device or class, type or design of device shall conform before it may be approved pursuant to section 3 of the Act.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2005-297, s. 3]

  • (3) A device or class, type or design of device is exempted from the application of any or all of the provisions of the specifications set out in Part V or established under subsection (1) if

    • (a) the provision or provisions are inapplicable or inappropriate taking into account

      • (i) the distinctive characteristics of the design, composition and construction of the device or class, type or design of device, or

      • (ii) the use for which the device or class, type or design of device is to be approved pursuant to section 3 of the Act; or

    • (b) the device or class, type or design of device provides a degree of accuracy and security that is at least equivalent to the degree provided by a device or class, type or design of device that meets the requirements of the provision or provisions of the specifications.

  • (4) Where a device or class, type or design of device is exempted from the application of any or all of the provisions of the specifications set out in Part V or established under subsection (1), the exemption shall be set out in the notice of approval issued pursuant to section 3 of the Act.

  • SOR/78-792, s. 1;
  • SOR/90-278, s. 1;
  • SOR/93-234, s. 2;
  • SOR/2005-297, s. 3.

Application for Approval of a Class, Type or Design of Device

[SOR/2005-297, s. 41(F)]

 An application for the approval of a device, or of a class, type or design of device for use in trade shall be made in writing to the Minister and shall contain the following information:

  • (a) a description of the commodity that a device of that class, type or design is designed to measure;

  • (b) the different units of measurement registered by a device of that class, type or design;

  • (c) the range of flow rate or capacity of a device of that class, type or design; and

  • (d) where the manner of installation or use affects the performance of a device of that class, type or design, the manner in which the device is to be installed or used.

  • SOR/85-736, s. 1;
  • SOR/2005-297, s. 41(F).
  •  (1) The application referred to in section 14 shall be accompanied by duplicate copies of

    • (a) test data relating to the actual service performance of the device or to the simulated service performance of the device;

    • (b) the principal drawings and specifications to be used by the manufacturer in assembling, testing and, where applicable, installing devices of that class, type or design; and

    • (c) the promotional material, bulletins, brochures, instructions and other information distributed or intended for distribution to purchasers or prospective purchasers of a device of the class, type or design to which the application relates.

  • (2) A person who submits an application under section 14 shall, when requested to do so by the Minister, supply to the Minister such additional information, test data, drawings or specifications as are necessary to enable the Minister to deal with the application.

  • SOR/2005-297, s. 41(F);
  • SOR/2014-111, s. 10(F).