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The Measuring Instruments (Beltweighers) (Use for Trade) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007

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5.—(1) Where a beltweigher is marked with a temperature range, it shall not be used for trade in temperatures outside that range.

(2) Where a beltweigher bears a mark which signifies the manner and purpose of use, it shall not be used for trade in a manner or for a purpose which does not accord with that marking.

(3) A beltweigher of accuracy class 2 shall only be used for trade for weighing any of the materials to which the expression “ballast” applies in Schedule 4 to the 1981 Order.

(4) A beltweigher shall not be used for trade in such a manner as to cause—

(a)spillage of material from the belt; or

(b)loading of the weighing unit above its maximum capacity.

(5) A beltweigher shall not be used for trade in circumstances—

(a)in which it may be prevented from operating consistently or accurately; or

(b)which are likely prematurely to degrade its metrological characteristics.

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