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Section 8(1).

SCHEDULE 3E+W+S Measures and Weights Lawful for Use for Trade

Part IE+W+S Linear Measures

E+W+S

F11.. . .

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F1Sch. 3 Pt. I para. 1 omitted (1.10.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(3)(a)

Metric systemE+W+S

2. Measures of—

50 metres2 metres
30 metres1·5 metres
20 metres1 metre
10 metres0·5 metre
5 metres1 decimetre
3 metres1 centimetre

Part IIE+W+S Square Measures

E+W+S

F21.. . .

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F2Sch. 3 Pt. II para. 1 omitted (1.10.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(3)(a)

Metric systemE+W+S

2. Measures of, or any multiple of, 1 square decimetre.

Part IIIE+W+S Cubic Measures

Metric systemE+W+S

1. Measures of, or of any multiple of, 0\1 cubic metre.

2. Measures of—

any multiple of 10 litres

10 litres100 millilitres
5 litres50 millilitres
2·5 litres 25 millilitres
2 litres20 millilitres
1 litre10 millilitres
500 millilitres 5 millilitres
250 millilitres 2 millilitres
200 millilitres1 millilitre

Part IVE+W+S Capacity Measures

Imperial systemE+W+S

1. Measures of—

any multiple of 1 gallon

F3. . . [F416 pints]F3. . .
F3. . . [F48 pints]F3. . .
F3. . . [F44 pints]F3. . .
[F42 pints]
1 pintF3. . .
½ pintF3. . .
F3. . .F3. . .
1/3pintF3. . .
F3. . .F3. . .
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F3Sch. 3 Pt. IV para. 1 entries omitted (1.10.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(3)(b)

F4Words in Sch. 3 Pt. IV para. 1 inserted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(3)(b)

Metric systemE+W+S

2.Measures of—

any multiple of 10 litres

10 litres125 millilitres
5 litres100 millilitres
[F570 millilitres]
2·5 litres 50 millilitres
2 litres[F635 millilitres]
1 litre 25 millilitres
500 millilitres 20 millilitres
250 millilitres10 millilitres
200 millilitres5 millilitres
175 millilitres2 millilitres
150 millilitres1 millilitre
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F5Entry in Sch. 3 Pt. IV para. 2 substituted (3.4.2001) by S.I. 2001/1322, art. 2(b)

F6Entry in Sch. 3 Pt. IV para. 2 inserted (14.7.1994) by S.I. 1994/1883, arts. 1, 2(b)

Part VE+W+S Weights

Imperial systemE+W+S

F71. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S

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Amendments (Textual)

F7Sch. 3 Pt. V para. 1 omitted (1.1.2000) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2866, art. 4(3)

2 Weights of—E+W+S

500 ounces troy0·4 ounce troy
400 ounces troy0·3 ounce troy
300 ounces troy0·2 ounce troy
200 ounces troy0·1 ounce troy
100 ounces troy0·05 ounce troy
50 ounces troy0·04 ounce troy
40 ounces troy0·03 ounce troy
30 ounces troy0·025 ounce troy
20 ounces troy0·02 ounce troy
10 ounces troy0·01 ounce troy
5 ounces troy0·005 ounce troy
4 ounces troy0·004 ounce troy
3 ounces troy0·003 ounce troy
2 ounces troy0·002 ounce troy
1 ounce troy0·001 ounce troy
0·5 ounce troy

Metric systemE+W+S

3 Weights of—E+W+S

25 kilograms 3 grams
20 kilograms 2 grams
10 kilograms 1 gram
5 kilograms500 milligrams
2 kilograms400 milligrams
1 kilogram300 milligrams
500 grams200 milligrams
200 grams150 milligrams
100 grams100 milligrams
50 grams 50 milligrams
20 grams 20 milligrams
15 grams 10 milligrams
10 grams 5 milligrams
5 grams 2 milligrams
4 grams 1 milligram

4 Weights of—E+W+S

500 carats (metric) 1 carat (metric)
200 carats (metric) 0·5 carat (metric)
100 carats (metric) 0·25 carat (metric)
50 carats (metric) 0·2 carat (metric)
20 carats (metric) 0·1 carat (metric)
10 carats (metric) 0·05 carat (metric)
5 carats (metric) 0·02 carat (metric)
2 carats (metric) 0·01 carat (metric)

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