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Weights and Measures Regulations

Version of section 30 from 2014-08-01 to 2024-05-28:

  •  (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

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