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Measuring Equipment (Liquid Fuel and Lubricants) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Passing as fit for use for trade

17.—(1) Measuring equipment shall not be passed as fit for use for trade—

(a)unless it complies with all the appropriate requirements of these Regulations;

(b)unless on testing it measures and delivers the test liquid with which it is tested to within the prescribed limits of error when it is operated at any reasonable speed, the speed of operation in respect of any individual delivery being as uniform as practicable; and

(c)if, notwithstanding that each error is within the prescribed limits of error set out in Table 1 or 2 in the Schedule as appropriate, having regard to the dynamic viscosity of the test liquid employed, the errors on all the quantities of test liquid indicated by the equipment during the tests are all errors in excess or all errors in deficiency.

(2) In the case of measuring equipment imported from another member State or an EEA State, it shall not be passed as fit for use for trade unless—

(a)where the requisite documentation is presented in accordance with regulation 16, the test report recites and the test data confirm to the satisfaction of the inspector that on testing in the relevant member State or EEA State it fell within the prescribed limits of error; and

(b)it complies with all the relevant requirements of these Regulations.

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