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Weights and Measures Regulations

Version of section 21 from 2014-08-01 to 2024-05-14:


 Before being sold or otherwise disposed of, or leased, a weighing machine (other than a weighing device to which the Specifications Relating to Non-Automatic Weighing Devices (1998) apply) or measuring machine that is of a class, type or design approved under section 3 of the Act, and any equipment or accessory attached to or used in conjunction with the machine that has or could have an effect on the accuracy of the machine and that was approved under section 3 of the Act shall be marked with the following information:

  • (a) the name of the manufacturer or importer of the machine, equipment or accessory;

  • (b) the model number and serial number of the machine, equipment or accessory;

  • (c) the approval number of the machine, equipment or accessory;

  • (d) in the case of a volumetric liquid meter,

    • (i) the minimum and maximum flow rates, and

    • (ii) if the meter is equipped with an automatic temperature compensator, the words “Volume corrected to 15°C” or “Volume corrigé à 15°C”, immediately adjacent to the registration of net quantity;

  • (e) in the case of a weighing machine, the maximum load that may be weighed on the machine;

  • (f) in the case of any equipment or accessory, the range for which it was approved pursuant to section 3 of the Act; and

  • (g) any other information that is required by the notice of approval issued pursuant to section 3 of the Act.

  • SOR/90-118, s. 6
  • SOR/98-115, s. 3
  • SOR/2005-130, s. 3
  • SOR/2014-111, s. 15

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