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Weights and Measures Regulations

Version of section 29.1 from 2014-08-01 to 2017-09-21:

 For the purpose of subsection 15(2) of the Act, the Minister may grant to a trader an extension of a period established under subsection 29(1) or (2) if

  • (a) the trader sends to the nearest Measurement Canada office a written request containing

    • (i) the trader’s name and address,

    • (ii) the address where the device is located, if different from that referred to in subparagraph (i),

    • (iii) the device’s make, model and serial number,

    • (iv) the range of the flow rate or the maximum load that may be measured by the device,

    • (v) the date of the most recent regulatory examination of the device,

    • (vi) a description of the purpose for which the device is used, sufficient to determine the category of trade in which it is used,

    • (vii) the reason for the extension request,

    • (viii) the efforts made to comply with the period, and

    • (ix) the duration of the extension being requested, not to exceed one year;

  • (b) the trader establishes that circumstances beyond their control make it impossible to have the device examined within the period; and

  • (c) the trader has not previously been granted an extension of the period.

  • SOR/2014-111, s. 19

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