Weights and Measures Regulations
Version of section 56 from 2006-03-22 to 2014-07-31:
Item Column I Column II Local Standard Period 1 A weight, other than a weight referred to in items 2 to 4, that is used by an inspector in inspecting devices for use in trade 1 year 2 A weight that is retained in one location and that is used exclusively in inspecting discontinuous totalizing weighing systems at that location 5 years 3 A weight, other than a troy weight, that is retained at a Measurement Canada office 5 years 4 A troy weight that is retained at a Measurement Canada office 10 years 5 A static volumetric measure other than a measure described in item 6 1 years 6 A static volumetric measure that is made of glass 10 years 7 A stoppered pycnometer standard 10 years 8 A volumetric liquid measuring machine, other than a volumetric liquid meter, that has a valve or any other moving or movable part that has or can have an effect on the accuracy of the machine 4 years 9 A volumetric standard not otherwise provided for in this table 2 years 10 A static linear measure 10 years 11 A standard of temperature (a) of the glass capillary type 10 years (b) of any other type 2 years 12 A standard of density of the pressure hydrometer type 10 years 13 A standard of electricity measuring watt hours 1 years 14 A standard of electricity measuring volt ampere hours 1 years 15 A standard of electricity measuring var hours 1 years 16 A standard of electricity measuring amperes rms 5 years 17 A standard of electricity measuring volts rms 5 years
(2) Where the tolerance for a local standard is that referred to in subsection 54(4), every local standard described in column I of the table to this subsection shall be calibrated and certified at least once within the period set out in column II.
Item Column I Column II Local Standard Period 1 Any electricity measuring standard not specified in subsection (1) 1 years 2 Any gas measuring standard not specified in subsection (1) 2 years
- SOR/93-234, s. 2(F)
- SOR/2005-297, s. 13
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