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Weights and Measures Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1605)

Regulations are current to 2020-01-16 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE II(Sections 45 and 49)

PART I

Limits of Error for Quantities Stated in Metric Units of Mass for Individually Measured Commodities

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
%grams
grams
1more than 0 to not more than 6010
2more than 60 to not more than 6006
3more than 600 to not more than 1 0001
kilograms
4more than 1 to not more than 1.510
5more than 1.5 to not more than 30.66
6more than 3 to not more than 420
7more than 4 to not more than 100.5
8more than 10 to not more than 1550
9more than 15 to not more than 2500.33
10more than 250 to not more than 500750
11more than 5000.15

PART II

Limits of Error for Quantities Stated in Canadian Units of Mass or Weight for Individually Measured Commodities

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
%ounces
ounces
1more than 0 to not more than 210
2more than 2 to not more than 200.2
pounds
3more than 1.25 to not more than 2.21
4more than 2.2 to not more than 3.30.35
5more than 3.3 to not more than 6.60.66
6more than 6.6 to not more than 8.80.71
7more than 8.8 to not more than 220.5
8more than 22 to not more than 331.76
9more than 33 to not more than 5500.33
10more than 550 to not more than 1,10026.4
11more than 1,1000.15

PART III

Limits of Error for Quantities Stated in Metric Units of Volume for Individually Measured Commodities Not Described in Part VIII

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
%millilitres
litres
1more than 0 to not more than 0.059
2more than 0.05 to not more than 0.14.5
3more than 0.1 to not more than 0.24.5
4more than 0.2 to not more than 0.39
5more than 0.3 to not more than 0.53
6more than 0.5 to not more than 115
7more than 1 to not more than 101.5
8more than 10 to not more than 15150
9more than 15 to not more than 501
10more than 50 to not more than 100500
11more than 1000.5

PART IV

Limits of Error for Quantities Stated in Canadian Units of Volume for Individually Measured Commodities Not Described in Part IX

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
%fluid ounces
fluid ounces
1more than 0 to not more than 1.759
2more than 1.75 to not more than 3.50.15
3more than 3.5 to not more than 74.5
4more than 7 to not more than 10.50.3
5more than 10.5 to not more than 17.53
6more than 17.5 to not more than 35.20.5
gallons
7more than 0.22 to not more than 2.21.5
8more than 2.2 to not more than 3.35.3
9more than 3.3 to not more than 111
10more than 11 to not more than 2217.6
11more than 220.5

PART V

Limits of Error for Quantities Stated in Metric Units of Mass or Volume for Standard Quantity Commodities not Described in Part VIII

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
%grams or millilitres
grams or millilitres
1more than 0 to not more than 509
2more than 50 to not more than 1004.5
3more than 100 to not more than 2004.5
4more than 200 to not more than 3009
5more than 300 to not more than 5003
6more than 500 to not more than 1 00015
7more than 1 000 to not more than 10 0001.5
8more than 10 000 to not more than 15 000150
9more than 15 0001

PART VI

Limits of Error for Quantities Stated in Canadian Units of Mass or Weight for Standard Quantity Commodities

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
%ounces
ounces
1more than 0 to not more than 1.759
2more than 1.75 to not more than 3.50.16
3more than 3.5 to not more than 74.5
4more than 7 to not more than 10.60.32
5more than 10.6 to not more than 17.63
pounds
6more than 1.1 to not more than 2.20.53
7more than 2.2 to not more than 221.5
8more than 22 to not more than 335.28
9more than 331

PART VII

Limits of Error for Quantities Stated in Canadian Units of Volume for Standard Quantity Commodities Not Described in Part IX

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
%fluid ounces
fluid ounces
1more than 0 to not more than 1.759
2more than 1.75 to not more than 3.50.16
3more than 3.5 to not more than 74.5
4more than 7 to not more than 10.60.32
5more than 10.6 to not more than 17.63
6more than 17.6 to not more than 35.20.53
gallons
7more than 0.22 to not more than 2.21.5
8more than 2.2 to not more than 3.35.28
9more than 3.31

PART VIII

Limits of Error for Quantities of Solid Commodities Stated in Metric Units of Volume

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
cubic metres
1less than 13% of stated quantity
2from 1 to 20.03 cubic metres
3more than 21.5% of stated quantity

PART IX

Limits of Error for Quantities of Solid Commodities Stated in Canadian Units of Volume

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
cubic yards
1less than 13% of stated quantity
2from 1 to 20.03 cubic yards
3more than 21.5% of stated quantity

PART X

Limits of Error for Quantities Stated in Metric Units of Length

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
For thread and yarn:
1any length4% of stated quantity
For baler twine:
2any length5% of stated quantity
For rolls of fabric:
3individual rolls2% of stated quantity
4entire lots based on a minimum sample of 10%1% of stated quantity
For other commodities:
5less than 3 m2% of stated quantity
63 to 6 m60 mm
7more than 6 m1% of stated quantity

PART XI

Limits of Error for Quantities Stated in Canadian Units of Length

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
For thread and yarn:
1any length4% of stated quantity
For baler twine:
2any length5% of stated quantity
For rolls of fabric:
3individual rolls2% of stated quantity
4entire lots based on a minimum sample of 10%1% of stated quantity
For other commodities:
5less than 10 feet2% of stated quantity
610 to 20 feet2.4 inches
7more than 20 feet1% of stated quantity

PART XII

Limits of Error for Quantities Stated in Metric Units of Area

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
square metres
1less than 102% of stated quantity
2from 10 to 200.2 square metres
3more than 201% of stated quantity

PART XIII

Limits of Error for Quantities Stated in Canadian Units of Area

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
square feet
1less than 1002% of stated quantity
2from 100 to 2002 square feet
3more than 2001% of stated quantity

PART XIV

Limits of Error for Quantities Stated by Number

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
number of articles
1less than 500 article
2from 50 to 1001 article
3more than 100 with an individual weight of 14 grams or less, or ½ ounce or less0.75% of the stated quantity, rounded up to the next whole number
4more than 100 with an individual weight of more than 14 grams, or more than ½ ounce0.5% of the stated quantity, rounded up to the next whole number

PART XV

Limits of Error for Precious Metals and other Commodities of Comparable Value the Quantity of Which Is Stated in Metric Units of Mass

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
gramsmilligrams
1up to and including 3012.5
25017
310030
420056
530081
6500131
71 000240
81 500350
92 000425
103 000575
115 000900
126 0001 050
13more than 6 0000.0175% of the stated quantity

Where a quantity is not listed in column I of this Part, the limits of error for that quantity shall be determined by linear interpolation.

PART XVI

Limits of Error for Precious Metals and other Commodities of Comparable Value the Quantity of Which Is Stated in Canadian Units of Mass or Weight

Column IColumn II
ItemStated QuantityLimits of Error
troy ouncesgrains
1up to and including 10.2
220.3
350.7
4101.3
5202.5
6505.6
71009.4
820016.8
9more than 2000.0175% of the stated quantity

Where a quantity is not listed in column I of this Part, the limits of error for that quantity shall be determined by linear interpolation.

  • SOR/80-429, s. 3
  • SOR/89-570, ss. 4, 6(F)
  • SOR/2005-297, ss. 23 to 37
 
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