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The Measuring Instruments (Liquid Fuel by Road Tanker) (Use for Trade) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007

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2.  In these Regulations—

“the 2006 Regulations” means the Measuring Instruments (Liquid Fuel delivered from Road Tankers) Regulations 2006(1);

“accuracy class” means the classification of a meter measuring system determined in accordance with paragraph 19 of Schedule 1 to the 2006 Regulations;

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

“flowrate range” means the range between the minimum flowrate and the maximum flowrate;

“instrument” has the same meaning as meter measuring system;

“meter” means equipment designed to measure continuously, memorise and display the quantity at metering conditions of liquid fuel flowing through the measurement transducer in a closed, fully charged circuit;

“meter measuring system” means a system that comprises the meter and all devices required to ensure correct measurement or intended to facilitate the measuring operations;

“minimum measured quantity” means the smallest quantity of liquid fuel for which the measurement is metrologically acceptable for the meter measuring system;

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

“put into use” means the first use of an instrument intended for the end user for the purposes for which it was intended; and

“road tanker” means a vehicle or trailer—

(a)

which contains or is intended to contain liquid fuel in a tank forming part of the vehicle; or

(b)

which carries on it a tank of a capacity exceeding 3 cubic metres which contains or is intended to contain liquid fuel,

other than the tank containing the fuel used to propel the vehicle or trailer.

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