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The Measuring Instruments (Automatic Gravimetric Filling Instruments) (Use for Trade) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007

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2.  In these Regulations—

“the 2006 Regulations” means the Measuring Instruments (Automatic Gravimetric Filling Instruments) Regulations 2006(1);

“automatic gravimetric filling instrument” means an automatic weighing instrument that fills containers with a predetermined and virtually constant mass of product from bulk;

“essential requirements” means the requirements set out in Schedule 1 to the 2006 Regulations;

“instrument” has the same meaning as automatic gravimetric filling instrument;

“load receptor” means a part of an automatic gravimetric filling instrument on which loads are placed for the purpose of their being weighed;

“maximum capacity” means the maximum discrete load which the automatic gravimetric filling instrument is authorised to weigh and that can be weighed automatically on a load receptor;

“minimum capacity” means the minimum discrete load which the automatic gravimetric filling instrument is authorised to weigh and that can be weighed automatically on a load receptor;

“place on the market” means making available for the first time in a member State an automatic gravimetric filling instrument intended for an end user, whether for reward or free of charge; and

“put into use” means the first use of an automatic gravimetric filling instrument intended for the end user for the purposes for which it was intended.

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