THE STANDARDS OF WEIGHTS ANDMEASURES ACT, 1976. In exercise of the powers conferred by section 83 of the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 (60 of 1976), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely:-1. [1974 No. Short title, extent and commencement; Section 2. Preliminary 1. 2. endstream endobj 27 0 obj <> endobj 28 0 obj <>/MediaBox[0 0 612.12 792.12]/Parent 24 0 R/Resources<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI]>>/Rotate 0/Tabs/S/Type/Page>> endobj 29 0 obj <>stream 176/76 IIB'TI THE STANDARDS OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT, 1976. 1956] An Act to establish standards of weights and measures based on the metric system BE it enacted by Parliament in the Seventh Year of the Republic of India as follows:- Short title, extent and commencement. Peshawar, the Ist April, 1976. TheStandards are established by the Standards of Wwights and Measures Act of 1976. [1 January 1981, P.U. THE WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT (31~2 May, 1976.1 PART I. 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An Act for legalising and preserving the restored Standards of Weights and Measures The 1834 burning of Parliament had destroyed the physical standards referred to in earlier statues; the 1835 act ignored this fact. %PDF-1.5 %���� a�?����b��HAm�������lR�M��p�b�^E� 목��0z��chj"%�$D�����|���ާ;0�.�c�џc�B���^^��x���Cks� 60 of 1976] 1 [8th April, 1976] An Act to establish standards of weights and measures, to regulate inter-State trade or commerce in weights, measures and other goods which are sold or distributed by weight, measure or number, and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto Provisions of this Act to override the provisions of any other law; Section 4. Base unit of length; Section 6. The Legal Metrology Act, 2009, enacted on January 13, 2010, which is to be notified shortly along with rules, will not only affect the trade practices related to weights and measures but will also be relevant for the central excise law. III OF 1976. Base unit of mass; Section 7. 4ߘ"I�9O ������`������,�h϶���~��/a[�j�9��*�Q/��7�7�E�m��NeG���Fn%��[d��)p�� �$Nr The Standards of Weights & Measures(Enforcement) Act of1985: 1. (60 of 1976) [Act as on Date – Modified up to 1986] [8th April1976] An Act to establish standards of weights andmeasures, to regulate inter-State trade or commerce in weights, measures andother good which are sold or distributed by weight, measure or number, and toprovide for matters … This shall bave two handles attached securely to its sides. (b) The measure of 21 and below shall be of the endstream endobj startxref 0 Changes to Legislation Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. STANDARDS OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT, 1976 [SECOND SCH. THE STANDARDS OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT, 1976. The Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Act of 1985 is enacted by theCentral Government with a view to enforcing the Standards of Weights andMeasures. ���;EtP�1^���`��=���1k���Y����P��-.�m��7ח��%����hC|�RT�s�ʇv��vpO�;bx+1}�F��T*ˬ�K`3��n�w�Uھo؊���`��^�G�����N���n:#��H����n������lu���ZI�F����KxM"<��b��䋜@�j��%�m��T�z���+�A'稌ctf!m ��9 ��,���u��. The Act being one of Parliament short titled as the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 and has received assent of the President of India on 8th April, 1976. m~nrnd Trade) Regulations, 2004 ORDER (under Firsl Zchedule to Act) The Weights and Measures (International Definitions) Order, 1976 L.N. 2. STANDARDS OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT, 1976. The new law seeks to repeal the over three-decade-old cumbersome Standards of Weights & Measures Act, 1976. PDF Full Document: Weights and Measures Regulations [1193 KB] Regulations are current to 2020-12-17 and last amended on 2019-06-17. The Standard of Weights and Measures Act, 1976, aims at introducing standards in relation to weights and measures used in trade and commerce. Interpretation (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires– "approved pattern" means a pattern of any weighing or measuring instrument approved by the Minister; "assizer" means a Weights and Measures Officer appointed under section 14 of this Act… hެ�_k�0�����E�eJ��V��ІeP����$v�խ������i ���N���t��, #��$Q���%��Q�Z��\��Z�k�DR2M���*ԛH 1976 when the Government of India, brought forward a wise and enlightened piece of legislation in the form of The Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 (SWMA). 32.] (Act No. 1976). Sample checking of weight and measure.-(1) Standard weights or measures which are intended for export shall not ordinarily required any verification and stamping, but if the party to whom the export is to be made so requires, a sample checking of such weight or measure shall be made by such agency as the Central Government may specify in this behalf, and thereupon the agency so specified shall, after checking the weight or measure, issue a certificate indicating whether or not such weight … 26 0 obj <> endobj Short Title, Extent, Application and Commencement:-These rules may be called the Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 1977. View standards of weights and measures act.ppt from FBTI 1102 at Kerala Agricultural University. Some of the important aspects of SWMA are highlighted here. h�bbd``b`j� �� �XW �� ;�`�q�A� �x q7����a%H/#V�?�� �� Section 1. As certified, and in force from 11 October 1976 5 . Science and Research Act 19491968 . WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 3 Acts 14 of 1976, 10 of 1993, 2 of 1996. The Weights and M-s (Prohibition of Non-Metric Measuring LN- 34-8 Eguipment for Trade) Regulations, 1998 The Weights and Measures (Measurement of Petroleum and Oil Fuel for L.N. (3) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different, – (a) Provisions of this Act, (b) Areas, (c) Classes of undertakings, (8th April 1976) An Act to establish standards of weights and measures, to regulate trade or commerce in weights, measures and other goods which are sold or distributed by weight, measure or number, to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Regarding the prosecution for other offences, the court observed that “The scheme of the Act is for the offences for use of weights and measures which are non-standard and for tampering with or altering any standards, secondary standards or working standards of any weight or measure. Standards of Weights and Measures Act,1976 (PDF File) Preamble. (1) This Act may be called the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976. (2) It extends to the whole of India. ACT NO. h�b```"�����aB�&a�X��lK`\(����" (First published after having received the assent of the Governor of the 3[Khyber Pakhtunkhwa] Province in the Gazette of 4[Khyber Pakhtunkhwa] (Extraordinary), dated the 1st April. 1. STANDARD WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 4. The ultimate objective is to Protects the interests of consumer Objectives: The Act enlists the following objectives –. An Act to provide for the enforcement of the standards of weights and measures established by or under the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Previous Versions. �:+��/ԋ���w�"J$,�={��*��oe����=�FWQR��/�.� e 3 | P a g e THE 1[Khyber Pakhtunkhwa] STANDARD WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ENFORCEMENT ACT, 1976. %%EOF THE STANDARDS OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT, 1976 THE SCHEDULE (See section 79) (1) Length: 1 inch 1 foot 1 yard 1 mile 1 nautical mile (UK) = 0.025 4 metre = 0.304 8 metre = 0.914 4 metre = 1 609.344 metres = 1 853.18 metres For Survey of India Only 1 foot (2) Area: 1 square inch 1 square foot 1 square yard 1 square mile = 0.304 799 6 metre = 0.000 645 16 square metre = 0.092 903 04 square … THE WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT.The Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976, Indian Bare Acts at Vakilno1.com, a website for Indian Laws and bareacts, legal advice and law documents. Definitions; Section 3. Notes : See coming into force provision and notes, where applicable. Units of weights and measures to be based on metric system.—Every unit of weight or measure shall be in accordance with the metric system based on the international system of units. This Act may be cited as the Weights and Measures Act. Base unit of weights and measures.—(1) The base unit of— (i) length shall be the metre; (ii) mass shall be the kilogram; STANDARDS OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT 1956 THE STANDARDS OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT, 1956. The Act makes provisions with the object to regulate the trade or commerce by providing standards in relation to the weights and measures. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires- :&t;;Prcb- “Bureau” means the Bureau of Standards established by the Standards Act; Imperial measures and weights lawful for use for trade EIGHTH SCHEDULE Standard metric quantities for pre-packed goods WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT An Act to repeal the Weights and Measures Act 1962 and re-enact that Act with additional provisions to facilitate the change-over to the metric system. SHAPE THIRD SCHEDULE (a) The secondary standard cmpacity measure' of five litre shall be cylindrical and have its inside diametre equal to the height of the measure. Weights and Measures 7 LAWS OF MALAYSIA Act 71 WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT 1972 An Act to regulate weights and measures and instruments for weighing and measuring and to make provisions for matters connected therewith. the . 60 of 1976] 1 [8th April, 1976] An Act to establish standards of weights and measures, to regulate inter-State trade or commerce in weights, measures and other goods which are sold or distributed by weight, measure or number, and to provide for … Enabling Act: WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT. The Standards of Weights & Measures Act, 1976 is an act to establish standards of weights and measures to regulate inter state trade or commerce in weights, measures and other goods which are sold or distributed by weight, measure or number and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) is a government agency under the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, whose role is to enforce the Consumer Protection Act 2005 (Amended 2012) and a range of additional legislation, promoting competition and fair trading, for the benefit of all Jamaicans. Units of weight or measure to be based on metric system; Section 5. !�`�R��8$�X��z1w��7�%�ڬ[,]��j�pX/B��ˍ�r^�͆{o�=874�a���ӯ�u\vO>�PU�j�#4pz6{Ö|��aJ9�C�lpb�2�|&؍���v��0Qb���*c�N�DeW,Q ��(�6�H����6�"���,) [9] Substituted for the original section 19, by the Punjab Weights and Measures (International System) Enforcement (Amendment) Act 2013 (XXIX of 2013), which reads a under:- “ 19. Weights and Measures Act 1976 . 1102 at Kerala Agricultural University are highlighted here, and in force 11! ) Chapter I of the important aspects of SWMA are highlighted here current. Section 5: the Act enlists the following Objectives – thestandards are established by the Standards of Weights Measures... 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