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Weights and Measures Act 1985

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Quantities in containers

3(1)Solid fuel shall be made up in a container for sale, or for delivery after sale, only if it is made up in one of the quantities by net weight specified in the following Table—

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ImperialMetric
7 pounds25 kilograms
14 pounds50 kilograms
28 poundsAny multiple of 50 kilograms
56 pounds
112 pounds
140 pounds

Any multiple of 112 pounds.

(2)This paragraph shall not apply to any solid fuel pre-packed in a quantity not exceeding 30 kilograms in a securely closed container.

(3)References in this Schedule to solid fuel made up in an imperial quantity are references to solid fuel made up in one of the imperial quantities specified in the Table in sub-paragraph (1) above, and references to solid fuel made up in a metric quantity shall be construed in a corresponding way.

(4)This paragraph and paragraphs 4, 5 and 6 below have effect subject to the exemptions in paragraph 7.

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