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

 [Repealed, SOR/98-115, s. 16]

Performance

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

 Subject to sections 181 to 184 and 188 to 193, where a known test load set out in column I of an item of a table to section 176 or 177 is applied to a machine for the purpose of determining compliance with the acceptance limits of error, the machine is within the acceptance limits of error in respect of that known test load if the load registered by each means of registration of the machine is not greater or less than the known test load by an amount in excess of the amount set out in column II of that item.

  • SOR/89-570, s. 6(F);
  • SOR/90-118, s. 22;
  • SOR/98-115, s. 17.

 Subject to sections 181 to 184 and 188 to 193, where a known test load set out in column I of an item of a table to section 176 or 177 is applied to a machine for the purpose of determining compliance with in-service limits of error, the machine is within the in-service limits of error in respect of that known test load if the load registered by each means of registration of the machine is not greater or less than the known test load by an amount in excess of the amount set out in column III of that item.

  • SOR/89-570, s. 6(F);
  • SOR/90-118, s. 22;
  • SOR/98-115, s. 17.

 Subject to sections 188, 192 and 193, the limits of error set out in the following table apply to all machines registering in metric units of mass:

TABLE

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Known Test LoadAcceptance Limits of ErrorIn-Service Limits of Error
GramsMilligramsMilligrams
150500650
270550750
3100650850
Grams
41507501
52009001.2
Grams
630011.4
75001.32
87001.62.4
Kilograms
911.83
101.52.23.8
1122.64.6
1233.26
1354.58.2
147611
15108.414
16151219
17201624
18302333
195037.550
20Over 50 kg0.075% of known test load0.10% of known test load
  • SOR/89-570, s. 6(F);
  • SOR/98-115, s. 18.

 Subject to sections 188, 192 and 193, the limits of error set out in the following table apply to all machines registering in avoirdupois units of mass or weight:

TABLE

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Known Test LoadAcceptance Limits of ErrorIn-Service Limits of Error
PoundsOuncesPoundsOuncesPoundsOunces
10.10.001 or1/640.001 or1/64
220.001 or1/640.001 or1/64
30.150.001 or1/640.002 or1/32
40.20.001 or1/640.002 or1/32
540.001 or1/320.002 or1/32
60.30.002 or1/320.002 or1/32
70.50.002 or1/320.003 or1/32
80.70.002 or1/320.003 or1/16
9120.002 or1/320.003 or1/16
101.00.003 or1/320.004 or1/16
111.50.003 or1/160.005 or3/32
1220.004 or1/160.006 or3/32
1330.005 or1/160.008 or1/8
1450.006 or3/320.011 or3/16
1570.007 or1/80.014 or7/32
16100.009 or5/320.018 or5/16
17150.013 or3/160.024 or3/8
18200.017 or¼0.030 or½
19300.025 or3/80.041 or5/8
20500.039 or5/80.060 or1
21700.053 or7/80.077 or
221000.075 or0.100 or
23Over 100 pounds0.075% of known test load0.10% of known test load
  • SOR/89-570, s. 6(F);
  • SOR/98-115, s. 19.
 
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