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Weights and Measures Act

Version of section 9 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-07-31:


Marginal note:Marking commodities for sale

  •  (1) No trader shall sell, offer for sale or have in his possession for sale any commodity the quantity of which has been determined on the basis of number or measure, unless the quantity of the commodity is stated accurately within prescribed limits of error and in the manner prescribed in terms of number or units of measurement of length, area, volume or capacity, or mass or weight

    • (a) on the commodity,

    • (b) on the package containing the commodity, or

    • (c) on a shipping bill, bill of lading or other document accompanying the commodity,

    as may be prescribed.

  • Marginal note:Application

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply with respect to any commodity that has been packaged, on the basis of number or measure, or labelled, in terms of number or a unit of measurement, as required or authorized by or under any other Act of Parliament.

  • 1970-71-72, c. 36, s. 9
  • 1976-77, c. 28, s. 46
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