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

Regulations are current to 2014-08-05 and last amended on 2014-08-01. Previous Versions

Marking of Devices

[SOR/93-234, s. 2(F)]
  •  (1) An inspector who, for the purposes of paragraph 8(b) or 26(1)(c) of the Act, examines a device and determines that it meets the requirements of the Act and these Regulations shall mark the device or the container in which the device is stored when not in use with an examination mark in accordance with subsections (2), (3) and (4).

  • (2) A device referred to in subsection (1) shall be marked by means of a steel die or, if that is not possible, by means of a sticker.

  • (3) The examination mark shall be placed,

    • (a) in the case of a weighing or measuring machine to which a plate is permanently affixed, on the blank area referred to in subsection 18(2) or, if that is not possible, close to the plate;

    • (b) in the case of a weighing or measuring machine to which no plate is permanently affixed, on a part of the machine where it will be readily legible to a person using the machine under normal conditions of use;

    • (c) in the case of a weight that has a lead plug, on the lead plug; and

    • (d) in the case of a weight that does not have a lead plug, on any appropriate part of the weight.

  • (4) Despite subsection (3), if a device is so small that it cannot be marked in accordance with that subsection, the examination mark shall be placed on the container in which the device is stored when not in use.

  • SOR/2014-111, s. 19.

 An inspector who marks a weighing or measuring machine with an examination mark under section 30 shall also place an examination sticker on the device.

  • SOR/2014-111, s. 19.
  •  (1) An inspector who, under section 15 of the Act, examines a weighing or measuring machine set out in column I of Part I of Schedule I that is or is to be used in the category of trade set out in column II or who, under section 15.1 of the Act, examines a weighing or measuring machine that is or is to be used in trade and, in either case, determines that the machine meets the requirements of the Act and these Regulations shall mark the machine by placing on it an examination sticker.

  • (2) An inspector who, under paragraph 17(1)(b) or subsection 21(2) of the Act, examines a weighing or measuring machine that is or is to be used in trade and determines that it meets the requirements of the Act and these Regulations shall mark the machine by placing on it a sticker bearing the examination mark.

  • (3) An inspector who, under section 15 of the Act, examines a weight set out in column I of Part I of Schedule I that has a lead plug and that is or is to be used in the category of trade set out in column II or who, under section 15.1, paragraph 17(1)(b) or subsection 21(2) of the Act, examines a weight that has a lead plug that is or is to be used in trade and, in either case, determines that the weight meets the requirements of the Act and these Regulations shall

    • (a) mark the plug with an examination mark by means of a steel die; or

    • (b) if the weight is so small that this is not possible, place an examination mark on the container in which the weight is stored when not in use.

  • SOR/93-234, s. 2(F);
  • SOR/2014-111, s. 19.