Weights and Measures Act 1985

2(1)) The Department of Economic Development for Northern Ireland may by order direct that there shall be standards for Northern Ireland of the yard, pound, metre and kilogram which shall be, and shall be known as, the Northern Ireland primary standards.E+W+S+N.I.

(2) No order shall be made under this paragraph unless a draft of the order has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Northern Ireland Assembly.