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Weights and Measures Act 1985

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Schedule 3Measures and Weights Lawful for Use for Trade

Part ILinear Measures

Imperial system

1. Measures of—
100 feet5 feet
66 feet4 feet
50 feet1 yard
33 feet2 feet
20 feet1 foot
10 feet6 inches
8 feet1 inch
6 feet

Metric system

2. Measures of—
50 metres2 metres
30 metres1.5 metres
20 metres1 metre
10 metres0.5 metre
5 metres1 decimetre
3 metres1 centimetre

Part IISquare Measures

Imperial system

1Measures of, or of any multiple of, 1 square foot.

Metric system

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

Part IIICubic Measures

Metric system

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

2Measures of—

any multiple of 10 litres

10 litres100 millilitres
5 litres50 millilitres
2.5 litres25 millilitres
2 litres20 millilitres
1 litre10 millilitres
500 millilitres5 millilitres
250 millilitres2 millilitres
200 millilitres1 millilitre

Part IVCapacity Measures

Imperial system

1. Measures of—
any multiple of 1 gallon
1 gallon1 gill
½ gallon4 fluid ounces
1 quart½ gill
1 pint2/5 gill
½ pint1/3 gill
8 fluid ounces¼ gill
1/3 pint1/5 gill
6 fluid ounces1/6 gill

Metric system

2. Measures of—
any multiple of 10 litres
10 litres125 millilitres
5 litres100 millilitres
2-5 litres50 millilitres
2 litres25 millilitres
1 litre20 millilitres
500 millilitres10 millilitres
250 millilitres5 millilitres
200 millilitres2 millilitres
175 millilitres1 millilitre
150 millilitres

Part VWeights

Imperial system

1. Weights of—any of the following multiples or fractions of 1/7000 pound that is to say: —
56 pounds
50 pounds
28 pounds
20 pounds100
14 pounds50
10 pounds30
7 pounds20
5 pounds10
4 pounds5
2 pounds3
1 pound2
8 ounces1
4 ounces0.5
2 ounces0.3
1 ounce0.2
½ ounce0.1
¼ ounce0.05
1/8 ounce0.03
1/16 ounce0.02
1/32 ounce0.01
2. Weights of—
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 system

3. Weights of—
25 kilograms3 grams
20 kilograms2 grams
10 kilograms1 gram
5 kilograms500 milligrams
2 kilograms400 milligrams
1 kilogram300 milligrams
500 grams200 milligrams
200 grams150 milligrams
100 grams100 milligrams
50 grams50 milligrams
20 grams20 milligrams
15 grams10 milligrams
10 grams5 milligrams
5 grams2 milligrams
4 grams1 milligram
4 Weights of—
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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