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  1. Weights and Measures Act - R.S.C., 1985, c. W-6 (SCHEDULE I : Units Based on the International System of Units)

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    PART I

    Basic Units of Measurement

    Basic Unit Symbol Definition
    5 kelvin K the unit for the measurement of thermodynamic temperature, being the kelvin as defined by the 26e Conférence générale des poids et mesures as reported in the Comptes rendus de la 26e Conférence générale des poids et mesures published by the Bureau international des poids et mesures, as amended from time to time

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    PART IV

    Customary Units of Measurement Used with the International System

    Customary Unit Symbol Definition
    degree Celsius °C an interval of 1°C = an interval of 1 kelvin; a temperature of 0°C corresponds to 273.15 kelvins

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  2. Weights and Measures Act - R.S.C., 1985, c. W-6 (SCHEDULE IV : Reference Standards)

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    For Measurement of Temperature

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  3. Weights and Measures Act - R.S.C., 1985, c. W-6 (Section 10)
    Marginal note:Regulations
    •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations

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      • (c) establishing temperature scales and prescribing the purposes for which those scales may be used in Canada;

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  4. Weights and Measures Act - R.S.C., 1985, c. W-6 (Section 2)

     In this Act,

    measuring machine

    measuring machine  means any machine that measures length, area, volume or capacity, temperature or time; (appareil de mesure)

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