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SCHEDULES

Sections 1(2), 8(1).

SCHEDULE 1E+W+S+N.I. Definitions of Units of Measurement

Part IE+W+S+N.I. Measurement of Length

Imperial units

F1. . .F1. . .
F1. . .F1. . .
F1. . .F1. . .
F1. . .F1. . .
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F1Sch. 1 Pts. I, II: entries omitted (1.10.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 6(5)(a)

Metric unitsE+W+S+N.I.

Kilometre =1000 metres.
METREis the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299 792 458 of a second.
Decimetre =1/10 metre.
Centimetre =1/100 metre.
Millimetre =1/1000 metre.

Part IIE+W+S+N.I. Measurement of Area

Imperial unitsE+W+S+N.I.

F2. . .F2. . .
F2. . .F2. . .
F2. . .F2. . .
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F2Sch. 1 Pts. I, II: entries omitted (1.10.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 6(5)(a)

Metric unitsE+W+S+N.I.

Hectare =100 ares.
Decare =10 ares.
Are =100 square metres.
SQUARE METRE=a superficial area equal to that of a square each side of which measures one metre.
Square decimetre =1/100 square metre.
Square centimetre =1/100 square decimetre.
Square millimetre =1/100 square centimetre.

Part IIIE+W+S+N.I. Measurement of Volume

Metric unitsE+W+S+N.I.

CUBIC METRE =a volume equal to that of a cube each edge of which measures one metre.
Cubic decimetre =1/1000 cubic metre.
Cubic centimetre =1/1000 cubic decimetre.
Hectolitre =100 litres.
LITRE =a cubic decimetre.
Decilitre =1/10 litre.
Centilitre =1/100 litre.
Millilitre =1/1000 litre.

Part IVE+W+S+N.I. Measurement of Capacity

[F3Imperial unit]E+W+S+N.I.

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F3Heading in Sch. 1 Pt. IV substituted (1.1.2000) by S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 7(3)(a)(i)

F4. . .F4. . .
F4. . .F4. . .
Pint =[F5 0.568 261 25 cubic decimetre.]
F4. . .F4. . .
F6. . .F6. . .
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F4Sch. 1 Pt. IV: definitions of

gallon

,

quart

and

gill

omitted (1.10.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 6(5)(b)(i)

F5Sch. 1 Pt. IV: definition substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 6(5)(b)(ii)

F6Sch. 1 Pt. IV: definition of

fluid ounce

omitted (1.1.2000) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 7(3)(a)(ii)

Metric unitsE+W+S+N.I.

Hectolitre =100 litres.
LITRE =a cubic decimetre.
Decilitre =1/10 litre.
Centilitre =1/100 litre.
Millilitre =1/1000 litre.

Part VE+W+S+N.I. Measurement of Mass or Weight

[F7Imperial unit]E+W+S+N.I.

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F7Heading in Sch. 1 Pt. V substituted (1.1.2000) by S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 7(3)(b)(i)

F8. . .F8. . .
F8. . .F8. . .
[F9OUNCE TROY=][F9 0.031 103 476 8 kilogram.]
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F8Sch. 1 Pt. V: definitions of

pound

and

ounce

omitted (1.1.2000) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 7(3)(b)(ii)

F9Sch. 1 Pt. V: definition of

ounce troy

substituted (1.1.2000) by S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 7(3)(b)(iii)

Metric unitsE+W+S+N.I.

Tonne, metric tonne =1000 kilograms.
KILOGRAM=is the unit of mass; it is equal to the mass of the international prototype of the kilogram.
Hectogram =1/10 kilogram.
Gram =1/1000 kilogram.
Carat (metric) =1/5 gram.
Milligram =1/1000 gram.

[F10PART VIE+W+S+N.I.Definitions of certain units which may not be used for trade except as supplementary indications

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F10Sch. 1 Pt. VI substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 6(5)(c)

F11Measurement of length
Mile=1760 yards.
Furlong=220 yards.
Chain=22 yards.
YARD=0.9144 metre.
Foot=1/3 yard.
Inch=1/36 yard.
Measurement of area
Square mile=640 acres.
Acre=4840 square yards.
Rood=1210 square yards.
Square yard=a superficial area equal to that of a square each side of which measures one yard.
Square foot=1/9 square yard.
Square inch=1/144 square foot.
Measurement of volume
Cubic yard=a volume equal to that of a cube each edge of which measures one yard.
Cubic foot=1/27 cubic yard.
Cubic inch=1/1728 cubic foot.
Measurement of capacity
Bushel=87 gallons.
Peck=2 gallons
GALLON=4.54609 cubic decimetres.
Quart=¼ gallon.
Gill=¼ pint.
[F12Fluid ounce][F12=][F121/20 pint.]
Fluid drachm=1/8 fluid ounce.
Minim=1/60 fluid drachm.
Measurement of mass or weight
Ton=2240 pounds.
Hundredweight=112 pounds.
Cental=100 pounds.
Quarter=28 pounds.
Stone=14 pounds.
[F13POUND][F13=][F13 0.453 592 37 kilogram.]
[F14 Ounce][F14=][F141/16 pound]
Dram=1/16 ounce.
Grain=1/7000 pound.
Pennyweight=24 grains.
Ounce apothecaries=480 grains.
Drachm=1/8 ounce apothecaries.
Scruple=1/3 drachm.
Metric ton=1000 kilograms.
Quintal=100 kilograms.]
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F11Sch. 1 Pt. VI substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 6(5)(c)

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F11Sch. 1 Pt. VI substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 6(5)(c)

F12Sch. 1 Pt. VI: definition of

Fluid ounce

inserted (1.1.2000) by S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 7(3)(c)(i)

F13Sch. 1 Pt. VI: definition of

POUND

inserted (1.1.2000) by S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 7(3)(c)(ii)

F14Sch. 1 Pt. VI: definition of

Ounce

inserted (1.1.2000) by S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 7(3)(c)(ii)

Part VIIE+W+S+N.I. Measurement of Electricity

1.(a) AMPEREis that constant current which, if maintained in two straight parallel conductors of infinite length, of negligible circular cross-section and placed 1 metre apart in vacuum, would produce between these conductors a force equal to 2 x 10–7 newton per metre of length.
(b) OHMis the electric resistance between two points of a conductor when a constant potential difference of 1 volt, applied between the two points, produces in the conductor a current of 1 ampere, the conductor not being the seat of any electromotive force.
(c) VOLTis the difference of electric potential between two points of a conducting wire carrying a constant current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between these points is equal to 1 watt.
(d) WATTis the power which in one second gives rise to energy of 1 joule.
2.Kilowatt= 1000 watts.
Megawatt= one million watts.

SCHEDULE 2E+W+S+N.I. Existing United Kingdom Primary Standards andAuthorised Copies

Part IE+W+S+N.I. Description of United Kingdom primary standard of the yard

A solid bronze bar, about 38 inches long and about 1 inch square in transverse section, marked “Copper 16 oz. Tin 2½ Zinc 1 Mr. Baily’s Metal No. 1 STANDARD YARD at 62°·00 Faht. Cast in 1845 Troughton & Simms, LONDON.” and having near to each end a cylindrical hole sunk to the depth of about½ inch at the bottom of which is inserted in a smaller hole a golden plug about one-tenth of an inch in diameter with, cut upon its surface, three fine lines about one hundredth of an inch apart transverse, and two fine lines about three hundredths of an inch apart parallel, to the axis of the bar, measurement being made of the mean interval between the two plugs on their respective middle transverse lines between their respective longitudinal lines when the bar is at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit and supported on bronze rollers placed under it in such manner as best to avoid flexure of the bar and to facilitate its free expansion and contraction from variations of temperature.

Part IIE+W+S+N.I. Description of United Kingdom primary standard of the pound

A platinum cylinder about 1.35 inches in height and about 1.15 inches in diameter marked “PS 1844 1 lb”, having its edges rounded off and a groove about 0.34 inch below the top of the cylinder.

Part IIIE+W+S+N.I. Description of United Kingdom primary standard of the metre

The British copy of the prototype metre, being a bar about 102 centimetres long with a cross-section of modified X-form and made of platinum-iridium alloy (90 per cent. platinum, 10 per cent. iridium), bearing at one end the markings “0°C & 20°C”, “A.16 SIP GENEVE 1956” and (on the cross-section) “1” and at the other end the markings “B.16” and (on the cross-section) “2”, and having engraved on the exposed neutral plane—

(a)near each end and also at the centre, two parallel longitudinal lines about 0.12 millimetre apart;

(b)near the end marked “1” and at the centre, one transverse line; and

(c)near the end marked “2”, two transverse lines about 0.17 millimetre apart,

measurement being made of the mean interval between the portions of the most widely separated transverse lines which are between the respective longitudinal lines when the bar is at the temperature of 0° Celsius, is subjected to an atmospheric pressure of 1013.250 millibars, and is supported on two rollers at least one centimetre in diameter placed symmetrically 571 millimetres apart in the same horizontal plane.

Part IVE+W+S+N.I. Description of United Kingdom primary standard of the kilogram

The British copy of the prototype kilogram, being a solid cylinder marked “18” of height equal to its diameter made of platinum-iridium alloy (90 per cent. platinum, 10 per cent. iridium).

Part VE+W+S+N.I. Authorised copies of United Kingdom primary standards of the yard and pound

Copies of the bar and cylinder described in Parts I and II respectively of this Schedule of the same construction and as that bar and cylinder are respectively marked and deposited as follows—

(a)a bronze bar marked “Copper 16 oz. Tin 2½ Zinc 1 Mr. Baily’s Metal No. 2 STANDARD YARD at 61°·94 Faht. Cast in 1845 Troughton & Simms, LONDON.”, and a platinum cylinder marked “No. 1 PC 1844 1 lb”, deposited at the Royal Mint;

(b)a bronze bar marked “Copper 16 oz. Tin 2½ Zinc 1 Mr. Baily’s Metal No. 3 STANDARD YARD at 62°·10 Faht. Cast in 1845 Troughton & Simms, LONDON.”, and a platinum cylinder marked “No. 2 PC 18441 lb”, deposited at the premises of the Royal Society;

(c)a bronze bar marked “Copper 16 oz. Tin 2½ Zinc 1 Mr. Baily’s Metal No. 5 STANDARD YARD at 62°·16 Faht. Cast in 1845 Troughton & Simms, LONDON.”, and a platinum cylinder marked “No. 3 PC 1844 1 lb”, deposited at the Royal Greenwich Observatory;

(d)a bronze bar marked “Copper 16 oz. Tin 2½ Zinc 1 Mr. Baily’s Metal No, 4 STANDARD YARD at 61°·98 Faht. Cast in 1845 Troughton & Simms, LONDON.”, and a platinum cylinder marked “No. 4 PC 18441 lb”, immured in the Palace of Westminster;

(e)a bronze bar marked “Copper 16 oz. Tin 2½ inc 1. BAILY’S METAL. PARLIAMENTARY COPY (VI) OF THE IMPERIAL STANDARD YARD. 41 & 42 VICTORIA, CHAPTER 49. STANDARD YARD AT 62° FAHT. CAST IN 1878. Troughton & Simms. London. H.J.C.”, and a platinum-iridium cylinder marked “P.C. 5 1879” deposited at the National Weights and Measures Laboratory of the Department of Trade and Industry.

Section 8(1).

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

Part IE+W+S Linear Measures

E+W+S

F151.. . .

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F15Sch. 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

F161.. . .

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F16Sch. 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

F17. . . [F1816 pints]F17. . .
F17. . . [F188 pints]F17. . .
F17. . . [F184 pints]F17. . .
[F182 pints]
1 pintF17. . .
½ pintF17. . .
F17. . .F17. . .
1/3pintF17. . .
F17. . .F17. . .
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F17Sch. 3 Pt. IV para. 1 entries omitted (1.10.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(3)(b)

F18Words 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
[F1970 millilitres]
2·5 litres 50 millilitres
2 litres[F2035 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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F19Entry in Sch. 3 Pt. IV para. 2 substituted (3.4.2001) by S.I. 2001/1322, art. 2(b)

F20Entry 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

F211. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S

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F21Sch. 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)

[F22SCHEDULE 3A TO THE 1985 ACTE+W+S APPROVALS UNDER SECTION 11A

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Amendments (Textual)

F22Sch. 3A inserted (29.3.1999) by S.I. 1999/503, art. 2(15), Sch.

PART IE+W+S APPROVALS: GENERAL

FeesE+W+S

1Where–E+W+S

(a)any person makes an application for an approval, or

(b)an approval is to be, or has been, granted to any person,

the Secretary of State may require that person to pay, in respect of any work carried out by or on behalf of the Secretary of State in relation to the application or the approval, such reasonable fee as the Secretary of State may determine with the approval of the Treasury.

Form, effect and conditions of approvalsE+W+S

2(1)An approval shall be in writing and, unless previously withdrawn in accordance with any term in that behalf contained in the approval and subject to the following provisions of this Part of this Schedule, shall continue in force for such period (not exceeding five years) as may be specified in the approval.E+W+S

(2)An approval–

(a)shall specify the classes or descriptions of weighing or measuring equipment for the testing, passing as fit for use for trade and stamping of which the verifier is approved,

(b)may include such conditions as appear to the Secretary of State to be requisite or expedient having regard to the need to ensure that only such equipment as is fit for use for trade is passed as fit for such use, and

(c)shall contain conditions requiring the verifier to satisfy the requirements set out in Part II of this Schedule.

(3)Without prejudice to the generality of sub-paragraph (2) above, conditions included in an approval by virtue of that sub-paragraph may–

(a)require the verifier to comply with any direction given by the Secretary of State as to such matters as are specified in the approval or are of a description so specified;

(b)require the verifier to ensure that his procedures for the testing of weighing or measuring equipment conform with such quality standards as are specified in the approval or are of a description so specified.

Suspension of approvalsE+W+S

3(1)If it appears to an inspector that, otherwise than in accordance with section 15A of this Act, the prescribed stamp has been, or is being, applied by an approved verifier to equipment which had not, or has not, been duly tested and passed as fit for use for trade, he may give to the verifier a notice (a “suspension notice”) suspending the verifier’s approval (either generally or in relation to particular areas or places) for a period not exceeding 28 days.E+W+S

(2)Where an inspector gives a suspension notice, he shall forthwith send a copy of the notice to the Secretary of State and inform the approved verifier in writing of–

(a)the circumstances which have led to the giving of the notice;

(b)the date on which the notice takes effect; and

(c)the effect of the following provisions of this paragraph.

(3)An approved verifier who has taken steps to prevent a recurrence of the circumstances which led to the giving of a suspension notice may apply to the inspector for the suspension to be withdrawn before the expiry of the specified period; and an application under this sub-paragraph–

(a)shall be made by notice to the inspector given not later than 21 days after the date of the suspension notice, and

(b)shall state the steps taken to prevent such a recurrence.

(4)An inspector shall consider any application made to him under sub-paragraph (3) above and, having done so, shall notify the approved verifier of his decision.

(5)An approved verifier who is aggrieved by a suspension notice may apply to the Secretary of State to review the suspension; and an application under this sub-paragraph–

(a)shall be made by notice to the Secretary of State given not later than 21 days after the date of the suspension notice, and

(b)shall state the grounds on which the application is made.

(6)The Secretary of State shall consider any application under sub-paragraph (5) above and, having done so, shall notify the approved verifier and the inspector of his decision.

(7)Where the Secretary of State decides under sub-paragraph (6) above to uphold the suspension, he shall also notify the approved verifier and the inspector of the grounds for his decision.

(8)Where the Secretary of State decides under sub-paragraph (6) above not to uphold the suspension, he shall instruct the inspector to withdraw the suspension.

Withdrawal of approvalsE+W+S

4(1)Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, the Secretary of State may by written notice withdraw an approval if at any time during the continuance of the approval–E+W+S

(a)he is of the opinion that if the approval had expired at that time he would have been minded not to grant a further approval;

(b)it appears to him on reasonable grounds that the verifier is, or has been, in breach of any condition contained in the approval; or

(c)any fee due to the Secretary of State by virtue of a requirement made by him under paragraph 1 above has not been paid.

(2)Except where the Secretary of State considers in the circumstances of any particular case that it is necessary for him to withdraw an approval without delay, he shall not withdraw an approval unless he has given the verifier at least 28 days written notice of his intention to do so and of the grounds for withdrawal.

(3)Where the Secretary of State withdraws an approval without giving the notice required by sub-paragraph (2) above, he shall, at or before the time when the withdrawal takes effect, give the verifier written notice of the grounds for withdrawal and of his reasons for considering it necessary to withdraw the approval without delay.

(4)Where a verifier receives notice under sub-paragraph (2) or (3) above, he may within 21 days of receipt of the notice make representations in writing to the Secretary of State.

(5)The Secretary of State shall consider any representations so made and, having done so, shall notify the verifier of his decision.

Grant of new approval following withdrawalE+W+S

5(1)Where the Secretary of State decides, whether in the light of representations or otherwise, that an approval which has been withdrawn should not have been withdrawn, he shall as soon as reasonably practicable grant a new approval to the former verifier.E+W+S

(2)The new approval shall expire on the date on which the withdrawn approval would have expired and (except as may otherwise be agreed with the former verifier) shall be subject to the same terms and conditions as the withdrawn approval.

(3)Where the Secretary of State grants a new approval under sub-paragraph (1) above, the verifier shall be deemed to have remained approved for the period beginning on the date on which the original approval was withdrawn and ending on the date on which the new approval took effect.

Application for further approvalE+W+S

6(1)This paragraph applies where, not less than three months before the end of the period specified in an approval as the period for which the approval is to continue in force, the verifier applies to the Secretary of State for the grant of a further approval in the same, or substantially the same, terms as those of the existing approval.E+W+S

(2)The existing approval shall remain in force until the Secretary of State gives the verifier notice of the Secretary of State’s decision with respect to the application.

PART II E+W+SREQUIREMENTS TO BE MET BY APPROVED VERIFIERS

Maintenance of quality systemE+W+S

7(1)An approved verifier shall maintain in force such systems and procedures (in this Part of this Schedule referred to as his quality system) as will ensure that–E+W+S

(a)any weighing or measuring equipment passed by the verifier as fit for use for trade satisfies any requirements relating to it imposed by or under this Act; and

(b)adequate testing procedures are undertaken by the verifier having regard to the nature of weighing or measuring equipment with which the verifier is concerned and, in particular, to whether any such equipment is electronic.

(2)An approved verifier shall give the Secretary of State written notice, within five working days of their occurrence, of any modifications to the verifier’s quality system which are liable to affect its appropriateness or effectiveness.

(3)An approved verifier shall permit the Secretary of State, at any reasonable time after giving written notice, to carry out such audits and inspections of the verifier’s quality system as the Secretary of State considers necessary to establish that the conditions of the approval have been, and will continue to be, observed.

Preparation etc. of quality system manualE+W+S

8(1)An approved verifier shall prepare and keep up-to-date a quality system manual, that is to say, a document–E+W+S

(a)showing how his quality system satisfies the requirements of paragraph 7(1) above;

(b)setting out the objectives of that system;

(c)containing details of his organisational structure, including details of–

(i)the persons who have management responsibility for that system, including their names and individual responsibilities;

(ii)the persons who are authorised to test, pass or stamp weighing or measuring equipment with which the verifier is concerned, including their names and qualifications;

(d)containing details of the equipment and other items required for the testing of weighing or measuring equipment with which the verifier is concerned;

(e)containing a description of the regulations made under this Act, and certificates of approval issued under section 12 of this Act, which are applicable to the testing, passing or stamping of weighing or measuring equipment with which the verifier is concerned;

(f)containing a description of the verifier’s procedures–

(i)for the testing of weighing or measuring equipment;

(ii)for ensuring that weighing or measuring equipment passed as fit for use for trade conforms with any such regulations and (where applicable) any such certificates of approval;

(iii)for ensuring that weighing or measuring equipment which does not conform with any such regulations, or (where applicable) any such certificates of approval, is prevented from being passed as fit for use for trade;

(iv)for ensuring that any persons conducting tests of weighing or measuring equipment have the necessary skills and qualifications to do so;

(v)for ensuring that the verifier exercises control over and retains responsibility for the actions of any sub-contractor of his in relation to the testing of weighing and measuring equipment;

(vi)for enabling identification of individual items or batches of weighing or measuring equipment;

(vii)for the control of the equipment used for the testing of weighing or measuring equipment;

(viii)for the control and use of the prescribed stamp;

(ix)for the control of documents and data;

(x)for undertaking internal reviews and audits of the verifier’s quality system; and

(g)containing a description of the verifier’s system of records for showing that any weighing or measuring equipment passed as fit for use for trade conforms with any such regulations and (where applicable) any such certificates of approval.

(2)An approved verifier shall, on demand by the Secretary of State, provide him with such copies of or extracts from the verifier’s quality system manual as may be specified or of a description specified in the demand.

Keeping of recordsE+W+S

9An approved verifier shall keep a record of every test carried out by him of equipment to which section 11 of this Act applies.]E+W+S

Section 21.

SCHEDULE 4E+W+S Sand and Other Ballast

Part IE+W+S General Provisions

1In this Schedule, “ballast” means any of the following materials, that is to say—E+W+S

(a)sand, gravel, shingle, ashes and clinker of any description.

(b)broken slag, slag chippings, granite chippings, limestone chippings, slate chippings and other stone chippings (including such materials which have been coated with tar, bitumen or cement),

(c)any other material commonly used in the building and civil engineering industries as a hardcore or an aggregate, and

(d)any other material commonly known in those industries as ballast.

2Subject to paragraphs 3 and 11 below, ballast shall be sold only by volume in a multiple of 0\2 cubic metre or by net weight.E+W+S

3There shall be exempted from the requirements of paragraph 2 above—E+W+S

(a)ballast in a quantity both less than [F231 tonne] and less than one cubic metre,

(b)any sale with a view to its industrial use of ballast of any description mentioned in paragraph 1 (b), (c) or (d) above,

(c)any sale in the case of which the buyer is to take delivery in or from a ship,

(d)any sale as a whole of ballast produced in the demolition or partial demolition of a building where the buyer is responsible for the removal of the ballast from the site of the building, and

(e)any sale in the state in which it was produced of clinker or ashes produced as a by-product, or of any other ballast produced as a casual product, of the carrying on of an industrial process on any premises or of the mining of coal where the buyer is responsible for the removal of the ballast from those premises or, as the case may be, from the colliery tip.

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F23Words in Sch. 4 para. 3(a) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(4)(a)

4Without prejudice to section 15 of this Act, no article shall be used for trade as a cubic measure of ballast other than a receptacle (which may, if so desired, form part of a vehicle) which conforms with such requirements as to form, capacity, calibration and other matters as may be prescribed; and any person who uses for trade, or has in his possession for use for trade, as a cubic measure of ballast any article other than such a receptacle shall be guilty of an offence.E+W+S

5In measuring any ballast against a calibration mark on such a receptacle as mentioned in paragraph 4 above, the ballast shall be filled into all parts of the receptacle as far as, and be levelled off against, that calibration mark as nearly as the nature of the ballast will permit; and where any ballast is measured for the purposes of trade in such a receptacle, any person who—E+W+S

(a)being the person carrying out the measuring, fails so to level off the ballast when it is loaded into the receptacle, or

(b)causes or permits a heaped load to be sent out in the receptacle,

shall be guilty of an offence.

Part IIE+W+S Carriage of Ballast by Road

6This Part of this Scehdule shall have effect with respect to the carriage of ballast by a road vehicle on a journey any part of which is along a highway.E+W+S

7(1)If any of the ballast is being carried for delivery to a buyer in pursuance of, or of an agreement for, its sale and paragraph 2 above applies to the sale, the following provisions of this paragraph shall have effect with respect to that ballast.E+W+S

(2)There shall, before the journey begins, be delivered to the person in charge of the vehicle a document signed by or on behalf of the seller (in this paragraph referred to as “the delivery document”) stating—

(a)the name and address of the seller,

(b)the name of the buyer, and the address of the premises to which the ballast is being delivered,

(c)the type of the ballast,

(d)subject to sub-paragraph (4) below, the quantity of the ballast either by net weight or by volume,

(e)sufficient particulars to identify the vehicle, and

(f)the place, date and time of the loading of the ballast in the vehicle.

(3)Where the quantity of the ballast is stated in the delivery document by volume, the ballast shall be carried on the vehicle only in such a receptacle as is mentioned in paragraph 4 above.

(4)The statement referred to in sub-paragraph (2) (d) above shall not be required at any time while the vehicle is travelling between the place where it was loaded and the nearest suitable and available weighing equipment if the whole of the vehicle’s load is being delivered to the same person at the same premises and the delivery document states that the quantity of the ballast is to be expressed by net weight determined by means of that equipment and specifies the place at which the equipment is situated.

(5)In any case to which sub-paragraph (4) above applies, the person in charge of the vehicle at the time when the net weight of the ballast is determined shall forthwith add to the delivery document a statement of that net weight, and if he fails so to do he shall be guilty of an offence.

(6)If any of the provisions of sub-paragraph (2) or (3) above is contravened, the seller shall be guilty of an offence.

(7)If the vehicle is carrying ballast as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above for delivery to each of two or more persons, sub-paragraphs (1) to (3) above shall apply separately in relation to each of those persons; but this sub-paragraph shall not be construed as prohibiting the use of the same receptacle such as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (3) above for the carriage of ballast for delivery to two or more different persons.

8(1)Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, if all or any of the ballast on the vehicle is being carried in such circumstances that paragraph 7 above does not apply to it, there shall before the journey begins be delivered to the person in charge of the vehicle a document containing a statement to that effect signed by or on behalf of the person causing that ballast to be carried and giving the name and address of the last-mentioned person, and if this paragraph is contravened the last-mentioned person shall be guilty of an offence.E+W+S

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) above shall not apply where all the ballast in the vehicle is being carried in such circumstances that paragraph 7 does not apply to it and is being so carried in a container which does not form part of the vehicle.

9Any document required by paragraph 7 or 8 above shall at all times during the journey be carried by the person for the time being in charge of the vehicle and shall be handed over by him to any other person to whom he hands over the charge of the vehicle in the course of the journey; and in the case of any document such as is mentioned in paragraph 7 above, on the unloading of the ballast to which the document relates at the premises to which that ballast is to be delivered—E+W+S

(a)before any of that ballast is so unloaded, the document shall be handed over to the buyer, or

(b)if the document cannot be so handed over by reason of the absence of the buyer, it shall be left at some suitable place at those premises;

and if at any time any of the provisions of this paragraph is contravened without reasonable cause, the person in charge of the vehicle at that time shall be guilty of an offence.

10In the case of any document such as is mentioned in paragraph 7 above, if at any time during the journey or on unloading at the place of delivery the quantity of the ballast to which the document relates is found to be less than that stated in the document, the statement shall nevertheless be deemed for the purposes of this Act to be correct if, but only if, it is proved that the deficiency is solely attributable to the draining away of normal moisture from, or the consolidation of, the ballast during the journey.E+W+S

Part IIIE+W+S Application to Scotland

11(1)In Scotland, paragraph 2 above and Part II of this Schedule shall have effect only in such areas as the Secretary of State may by order specify.E+W+S

(2)In relation to any area specified by order under sub-paragraph (1) above, a sale of ballast in a quantity both less than [F242 tonnes] and less than 2 cubic metres shall be exempted from the requirements of paragraph 2 above if the sale is effected, and the ballast is situated, in Scotland.

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F24Words in Sch. 4 para. 11(2) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(5)(c)

SCHEDULE 5E+W+S Solid Fuel

Part IE+W+S General

IntroductoryE+W+S

1This Schedule applies to goods of any of the following descriptions (in this Schedule referred to as “solid fuel”), that is to say—E+W+S

(a)coal,

(b)coke, and

(c)any solid fuel derived from coal or of which coal or coke is a constituent.

Sales by net weightE+W+S

2(1)Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) below, solid fuel shall be sold only by net weight.E+W+S

(2)There shall be exempted from the requirements of sub-paragraph (1) above—

(a)briquettes in a quantity not exceeding [F257.5 kilograms], and

(b)any solid fuel pre-packed in a securely closed container marked with an indication of quantity by net weight.

(3)In the case of any area in Scotland which the Secretary of State may by order specify for the purposes of this sub-paragraph, solid fuel for delivery in that araea may be sold by volume in a quantity of 0\2 cubic metre or a multiple of 0\2 cubic metre.

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F25Words in Sch. 5 para. 2(2)(a) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(5)(a)

Quantities in containersE+W+S

3[F26(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 following quantities by net weight, namely—E+W+S

(a)25 kilograms;

(b)50 kilograms;

(c)any multiple of 50 kilograms.]

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

F27(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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

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F27Sch. 5 para. 3(3) omitted (1.10.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(5)(b)(ii)

Indication of quantityE+W+S

4(1)This paragraph applies to solid fuel made up in a container for sale, or for delivery after sale, except where it is made up F28. . . in a container which is not securely closed.E+W+S

(2)The solid fuel shall be made up in a container for sale, or for delivery after sale, only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity by net weight.

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F28Words in Sch. 5 para. 4(1) omitted (1.10.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(5)(c)

Loads on vehiclesE+W+S

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F29Sch. 5 para. 5 omitted (1.10.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(5)(d)

Information about containers F30. . .E+W+S

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F30Words in Sch. 5 para. 6 heading omitted (1.10.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(5)(e)(i)

6(1)This paragraph applies where solid fuel is carried on a road vehicle on a highway for sale, or for delivery after sale, and is made up F31. . . in containers which are not securely closed or is delivered from the vehicle in such containers F32. . ..E+W+S

(2)There shall be displayed on the vehicle—

(a)an indication of the quantity, or quantities, by net weight of the fuel comprised in the containers (other than any securely closed containers) on, or delivered from, the vehicle, and

(b)a statement of the name and address of the seller.

(3)Regulations under section 23 of this Act may prescribe the manner in which the information required by sub-paragraph (2) above is to be displayed, and a person who contravenes any such regulation shall be guilty of an offence.

(4)If this paragraph is contravened, the seller, and any other person who is in charge of the vehicle at the time of the contravention, shall each be guilty of an offence.

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F31Words in Sch. 5 para. 6(1) omitted (1.10.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(5)(e)(ii)

F32Words in Sch. 5 para. 6(1) omitted (1.10.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(5)(e)(ii)

ExemptionsE+W+S

7There shall be exempted from all the requirements of paragraphs 3, 4, 5 and 6 above—E+W+S

(a)solid fuel supplied under arrangements made in the coal industry for the supply of solid fuel to persons who are or have been employed in that industry or to the dependants of such persons;

(b)solid fuel made up in a container only for ease of handling as part of the load of a vehicle or ship where the whole of that load so far as it consists of solid fuel is being delivered to a single buyer.

Vending machinesE+W+S

8Solid fuel shall be sold by means of, or offered or exposed for sale in, a vending machine only if there is displayed on or in the machine—E+W+S

(a)an indication of the quantity by net weight of the fuel comprised in each item for sale by means of that machine; and

(b)except where the machine is on premises at which the seller carries on business, a statement of the name and address of the seller.

ByelawsE+W+S

9A local weights and measures authority may make byelaws, subject to the confirmation of the Secretary of State,—E+W+S

(a)for securing that on any premises within their area on or from which solid fuel available for purchase in a quantity of [F33100 kilograms] or less is sold or kept or exposed for sale there is displayed a notice specifying the price of the fuel,

(b)prohibiting the sale on or from any such premises of any such fuel at a higher price than that so displayed in relation to that fuel, and

(c)prescribing penalties not exceeding level 2 on the standard scale for any offence under such byelaws.

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F33Words in Sch. 5 para. 9(a) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 6(6)(a)

Damping of fuelE+W+S

10Any person who with intent to defraud or deceive damps any solid fuel shall be guilty of an offence.E+W+S

Sale of fuel from vehiclesE+W+S

11(1)This paragraph applies to any vehicle which is used on highways for carying solid fuel for sale, or for delivery after sale; and in this paragraph “container” means any container in which solid fuel is carried on such a vehicle, or is delivered from such a vehicle.E+W+S

(2)The Secretary of State may by order make provision—

(a)for securing the display on any such vehicle of an indication of the quantities in which solid fuel is made up in containers;

(b)for requiring all containers carried on or delivered from any one vehicle to be made up in the same quantity, or for regulating in any other way the quantities in which they are made up;

(c)for imposing any requirement as to the loading of the vehicle, or the delivery of solid fuel from the vehicle, which appears to the Secretary of State appropriate for securing that purchasers are not misled as to the quantity of fuel they purchase.

(3)An order under sub-paragraph (2)

above may—

(a)make provision for any of the purposes mentioned in that sub-paragraph by means of amending, or of applying with or without modifications, or of excluding the application in whole or in part of, any of the preceding paragraphs of this Schedule;

(b)contain such consequential, incidental or supplementary provision, whether of such kinds as aforesaid or otherwise, as appear to the Secretary of State to be expedient;

(c)may in particular make provision, in respect of contraventions of the order for which no penalty is provided by this Act, for the imposition of penalties not exceeding those provided by section 84(6) of this Act for an offence under this Act.

12An order under section 22 of this act may amend or repeal any of the preceding paragraphs of this Schedule.E+W+S

Part IIE+W+S Weighing of Solid Fuel at Buyer’s Request

13If in the case of any solid fuel sold otherwise than by means of a vending machine the buyer so requests—E+W+S

(a)with respect to any of that fuel the delivery of which has not at the time of the request been completed, or

(b)if the request is made before the departure from the premises at which the fuel is delivered of the person delivering it, with respect to any of that fuel the delivery of which has been completed but which is still capable of identification,

the seller shall cause the fuel to be weighed by means of suitable weighing equipment in the presence of the buyer and, in the case of any fuel such as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (a) of this paragraph, before the delivery of that fuel is completed; and if this paragraph is contravened, the seller shall be guilty of an offence.

14Where a request under paragraph 13 above is made in respect of the whole load of a vehicle, the requirements of that paragraph shall be deemed to be satisfied, notwithstanding that the weighing is not done in the presence of the buyer, if the seller causes the vehicle to be check-weighed and the statements of the weights found by the person or persons attending to the check-weighing to be delivered to the buyer.E+W+S

15Where after any weighing in pursuance of a request under paragraph 13 above the weight of the solid fuel is found to be not less than that marked on any container in which the fuel was made up or than that stated by the seller in any document delivered to the buyer at or before the delivery of the fuel to him, the buyer shall be liable to repay to the seller all costs reasonably incurred by the seller in connection with the weighing.E+W+S

Part IIIE+W+S Carriage of Solid Fuel by Road

16This Part of this Schedule shall have effect with respect to the carriage by a road vehicle on a journey any part of which is along a highway of any solid fuel required by paragraph 2 above to be sold only by net weight (in this Part of this Schedule referred to as “relevant goods”).E+W+S

17(1)If the vehicle is carrying any relevant goods for delivery to a buyer in pursuance of, or of an agreement for, a sale of a quantity exceeding [F34110 kilograms], then, subject to sub-paragraph (6) below, there shall before the journey begins be delivered to the person in charge of the vehicle a document signed by or on behalf of the seller (in this paragraph referred to as “the delivery document”) stating—E+W+S

(a)the name and address of the seller,

(b)the name of the buyer and the address of the premises to which the goods to which the document relates are being delivered,

(c)the type of those goods,

(d)subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, the aggregate net weight of those goods, and

(e)where any of those goods are made up in containers—

(i)the number of those containers, and

(ii)except where the whole of the relevant goods carried on the vehicle are for delivery to a single buyer, and except where the whole of the vehicle’s load consists of such solid fuel as is mentioned in paragraph 7(a) above, the net weight of the goods in each of those containers;

and if this sub-paragraph is contravened the seller shall be guilty of an offence.

(2)Where the whole of the vehicle’s load consists of relevant goods not made up in containers and is being delivered to the same person at the same premises, the statement referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(d) above shall not be required at any time while the vehicle is travelling between the place where it was loaded and the nearest suitable and available weighing equipment if the delivery document states that the quantity of the relevant goods is to be expressed by net weight determined by means of that equipment and specifies the place at which the equipment is situated.

(3)In any case to which sub-paragraph (2) above applies, the person in charge of the vehicle at the time when the net weight of the relevant goods is determined shall forthwith add to the delivery document a statement of that net weight, and if he fails so to do he shall be guilty of an offence.

(4)Subject to sub-paragraph (5) below, if the vehicle is carrying relevant goods to which sub-paragraph (1) above applies for delivery to each of two or more buyers—

(a)that sub-paragraph shall apply separately in relation to each of those buyers, and

(b)the relevant goods for delivery to each respectively of those buyers shall be carried on the vehicle made up separately in containers or in separate compartments;

and if paragraph (b) of this sub-paragraph is contravened the seller shall be guilty of an offence.

(5)Sub-paragraph (4)(b) above shall not apply where the vehicle is contructed or adapted for the mechanical making up in containers of the fuel carried thereon and incorporates weighing equipment approved by the Secretary of State for that purpose.

(6)Sub-paragraph (1) above shall not apply to any goods which to the knowledge of the seller are to be loaded into a ship before their delivery to the buyer.

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F34Words in Sch. 4 para. 17(1) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, art. 3(5)(f)

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18(1)Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, if all or any of the relevant goods on the vehicle are being carried in such circumstances that paragraph 17(1) above does not apply, there shall, before the journey begins, be delivered to the person in charge of the vehicle a document signed by or on behalf of the person causing the goods to be carried giving the name and address of the last-mentioned person and containing a statement to the effect that all or part of the relevant goods on the vehicle are goods to which paragraph 17(1) above does not apply, and if this paragraph is contravened the last-mentioned person shall be guilty of an offence.E+W+S

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) above shall not apply where the total quantity of the relevant goods carried on the vehicle does not exceed [F35110 kilograms].

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F35Words in Sch. 4 para. 18(2) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, art.3(5)(f)

19Any document required by paragraph 17 or 18 above shall at all times during the journey be carried by the person for the time being in charge of the vehicle and shall be handed over by him to any other person to whom he hands over the charge of the vehicle in the course of the journey; and in the case of any document such as is mentioned in paragraph 17 above, on the unloading of the goods to which the document relates at the premises to which those goods are to be delivered—E+W+S

(a)before any of those goods are so unloaded, the document shall be handed over to the buyer, or

(b)if the document cannot be so handed over by reason of the absence of the buyer, it shall be left at some suitable place at those premises;

and if at any time any of the requirements of this paragraph is contravened without reasonable cause, the person in charge of the vehicle at that time shall be guilty of an offence.

Part IVE+W+S Carriage of Solid Fuel by Rail

20Where any seller of solid fuel causes that fuel to be loaded into a rail vehicle by way of, or for the purpose of, the delivery of that fuel to, or to a person nominated in that behalf by, the buyer, and the fuel is not carried on the vehicle made up in containers, then, except where at the time of loading it is known to the seller that before the fuel is delivered to the consignee it is to be loaded into a ship, paragraphs 21 to 25 below shall apply in relation to that vehicle.E+W+S

21Subject to paragraphs 22 and 28 below, the vehicle shall not be loaded until its tare weight has been determined or redetermined by means of suitable weighing equipment at the place of loading.E+W+S

22(1)Paragraph 21 above shall not apply to any rail vehicle which forms part of or is intended to form part of a train conveying only fuel destined for a particular generating station, gas works or other industrial undertaking if—E+W+S

(a)the vehicle is loaded by equipment which weighs the fuel and discharges it directly into the vehicle, or

(b)the buyer has agreed with the seller that the weight of the load shall be ascertained at the vehicle’s destination, or

(c)the buyer has agreed to accept as the tare weight of the vehicle a tare weight ascertained not more than three months before the time of loading and the vehicle has marked upon it in durable lettering a statement of the weight so ascertained and of the date and place at which it was ascertained, or

(d)all the vehicles comprised in the train are coupled together in such a manner that they may be weighed while in motion by equipment designed to determine the total weight of the train, and the buyer has agreed with the seller that the total net weight of fuel carried in the train shall be ascertained by deducting the total weight of the train so determined before loading from the total weight thereof so determined when loaded.

(2)Nothing in sub-paragraph (1)(c) above shall afford any exemption from the requirements of paragraph 21 above in the case of a vehicle which has undergone repairs or modification or has suffered substantial damage since its tare weight was last ascertained and marked as mentioned in that sub-paragraph.

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23[F36(1)Subject to subparagraph (2) and paragraph 24 below ], as soon as the loading has been completed and the seller has ascertained the weight of the vehicle with its load and the identity of the consignee, the seller shall cause to be attached to the vehicle a document stating—E+W+S

(a)the name of the seller and the place and date of weighing,

(b)the name of the consignee and the destination of the vehicle,

(c)sufficient particulars to identify the vehicle,

(d)the tare weight of the vehicle as determined or redetermined in pursuance of paragraph 21 above or, if by virtue of paragraph 28 below paragraph 21 does not apply to the vehicle, the tare weight of the vehicle expressed to be as estimated by the seller,

(e)the weight attributed to the solid fuel in the vehicle by the seller for the purpose of calculating its purchase price, and

(f)the type of that fuel.

[F37(2)Subparagraph (1) above shall not apply if, at the time of departure of the vehicle from the place of loading, the seller causes to be transmitted to the buyer, for receipt not later than the time of arrival of the vehicle at the buyer’s premises, the information required by subparagraphs (a) to (f) of subparagraph (1) above:

Provided that where such information is transmitted otherwise than in a legible form—

(a)the seller and the buyer have agreed in writing that the information may be so transmitted;

(b)the places of loading and destination of the vehicle are suitably equipped for the transmission and receipt of information in such form; and

(c)the information is capable of being reproduced in a permanent legible form by the system effecting the transmission, and is so reproduced if required by an inspector, subject to the production, if so requested, of his credentials.]

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F36Words substituted by S.I. 1987/216, art. 2(a)

24(1)Paragraph 23 above shall not apply to any vehicle forming part or intended to form part of any such train as is mentioned in paragraph 22 above, but the seller shall [F38either (a)]before the departure of the train which includes that vehicle deliver to the authority responsible for railway traffic at the place of loading for carriage on that train a document (in this paragraph and paragraph 25 below referred to as “a train bill”) giving the information specified in sub-paragraph (2) below or, in the case of any such train as is mentioned in paragraph 22(1)(d) above, sub-paragraph (3) below. [F39or (b) at the time of departure of the train which includes that vehicle transmit to the buyer, for receipt not later than the time of arrival of the train at the buyer’s premises, the information required by subparagraph (2) or, as the case may be, subparagraph (3) below:]E+W+S

[F39Provided that where such information is transmitted otherwise than in a legible form—]

[F39(a)the seller and buyer have agreed in writing that the information may be so transmitted;

(b)the places of loading and destination of the train are suitably equipped for the transmission and receipt of information in such form; and

(c)the information is capable of being reproduced in a permanent legible form by the system effecting the transmission, and is so reproduced if required by an inspector, subject to the production, if so requested, of his credentials.]

(2)Except in a case to which sub-paragraph (3) below applies, the train bill shall contain the following information—

(a)the names of the seller and of the consignee and the destination of the train,

(b)sufficient particulars to identify each vehicle in the train,

(c)the date and place of loading of each vehicle,

(d)a statement of the type of fuel in each vehicle,

(e)except in the case of fuel which a buyer has agreed shall be weighed at the train’s destination, the weight attributed by the seller to the fuel in each vehicle for the purpose of calculating its purchase price,

(f)where any vehicle is not exempted from paragraph 21 above, the tare weight of that vehicle,

(g)where any vehicle has been loaded by equipment which weighs fuel and discharges it directly into vehicles, a statement as to the vehicle which has been so loaded,

(h)where any vehicle is loaded with fuel the weight of which is to be ascertained at the train’s destination, a statement as to the vehicle so loaded,

(i)where any vehicle is exempted from paragraph 21 above by reason of paragraph 22(1)(c) above, a statement of the tare weight and related particulars marked upon that vehicle, and

(j)where any vehicle is so exempt by reason of any certificate or direction under paragraph 28 below, a weight stated to be the seller’s estimate of the tare weight of that vehicle.

(3)In the case of any such train as is mentioned in paragraph 22(1)(d) above, the train bill shall contain the following information—

(a)the names of the seller and the consignee and the destination of the train,

(b)the date and place of loading of the train,

(c)the number of vehicles in the train,

(d)the total net weight of fuel carried in the train,

(e)a statement of the type of fuel carried in the train, and

(f)a statement that the buyer has agreed that the total net weight of fuel carried in the train shall be ascertained in the manner mentioned in paragraph 22(1)(d) above.

(4)If the requirements of sub-paragraph (1) above are contravened, the seller shall be guilty of an offence.

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F38Words inserted by S.I. 1986/216, art. 3(a)(b)

F39Words added by S.I. 1986/216, art. 3(a)(b)

25(1)The following provisions of this paragraph apply—E+W+S

(a)in a case where by virtue of paragraph 24 above a train bill is carried, when the train reaches its destination, and

(b)in any other case, when the vehicle in question reaches its destination.

(2)The authority responsible for railway traffic at the destination of the train or vehicle, as the case may be, shall—

(a)permit the consignee and, subject to the production if so requested of his credentials, any inspector to inspect the document required by paragraph 23 or, as the case may be, 24 above,

(b)permit the consignee either to take possession of that document after the train or vehicle is unloaded or to make a copy of the particulars stated therein, and

(c)if so requested by the consignee with respect to any such copy which the authority is satisfied is accurate, certify the accuracy thereof,

and if any of the provisions of this sub-paragraph is contravened the authority shall be guilty of an offence.

(3)Subject to sub-paragraphs (5) and (6) below, any of the following persons, that is to say—

(a)any inspector, subject to the production if so requested of his credentials, or

(b)the consignee, subject to his undertaking to pay any cost reasonably incurred,

may require the vehicle to be weighed either before or after or both before and after it is unloaded, and the vehicle shall be weighed accordingly unless it is certified by or on behalf of the authority mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) above that in the circumstances of the particular case the carrying out of the weighing would cause undue dislocation of railway traffic at the vehicle’s destination; and any inspector who is present at any such weighing shall if so requested certify the weight found.

(4)If when the fuel is unloaded from the vehicle it is weighed accurately with accurate weighing equipment in the presence of an inspector, the inspector shall if so requested certify that it was so weighed and state in his certificate the weight found.

(5)Where by virtue of paragraph 24 above a train bill is carried and the buyer has agreed that the weight of the fuel in any vehicle is to be ascertained at the train’s destination, sub-paragraph (3) above shall not apply in relation to that vehicle.

(6)In a case falling within paragraph 22(1)(d) above, sub-paragraph (3) above shall have effect—

(a)with the omission of paragraph (b), and

(b)as if any reference to a vehicle were a reference to a train.

26Where, in the case of any rail vehicle used on a journey to carry solid fuel which is not made up in containers, paragraphs 21 to 25 above do not apply, the consignor shall cause to be attached to the vehicle before it starts on the journey a document stating the name of the consignor and the place of loading of the vehicle.E+W+S

27(1)If paragraph 21 or 23 above is contravened, the seller shall be guilty of an offence.E+W+S

(2)If paragraph 26 above is contravened, the consignor shall be guilty of an offence.

(3)If, in the case of any rail vehicle used on a journey to carry solid fuel—

(a)the authority responsible for railway traffic at the place of loading or any person employed by that authority wilfully prevents or impedes the attachment to the vehicle of the document required by paragraph 23 or 26 above, or

(b)any person, being a person concerned in the sale, carriage or delivery of that fuel, wilfully removes, defaces or alters any such document attached to the vehicle,

that authority or person shall be guilty of an offence.

28[F40(1)Paragraph 21 above shall not apply to any rail vehicle loaded at a mine of coal respect to which it is certified by or on behalf of the [F41British Coal Corporation—]E+W+S

(a)that in no year is the aggregate amount of solid fuel loaded as mentioned in paragraph 20 above likely to exceed [F42101,600 tonnes]; or

(b)that owing to a shortage of rail vehicles compliance with paragraph 21 above would for the time being cause undue dislocation of the working of the mine.]

(2)If any seller of solid fuel who uses any place F43. . . for causing solid fuel to be loaded as mentioned in paragraph 20 above makes representations to the Secretary of State that the provision at that place of weighing equipment suitable for determining the tare weight of rail vehicles is not reasonably practicable or would be unjustified on economic grounds and the Secretary of State is satisfied that there are grounds for those representations, the Secretary of State may direct, that subject to such conditions and for such period as may be specified in the directions, paragraph 21 above shall not apply to any vehicle loaded at that place.

[F40(3)The National Coal Board shall cause notice in writing to be given forthwith to the local weights and measures authority within whose area the mine in question is situated of the issue or withdrawal of any certificate such as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(b) above, and if without reasonable cause they fail so to do they shall be guilty of an offence.]

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F41Words substituted by Coal Industry Act 1987 (c. 3, SIF 86) s. 1(2), Sch. 1

F42Words in Sch. 5 para. 28(1)(a) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 6(6)(b)

F43Words in Sch. 5 para. 28(2) repealed (31.10.1994) by 1994 c. 21, s. 67, Sch. 9. para. 34(b), Sch. 11 Pt. II; S.I. 1994/2553, art. 2

Section 21.

SCHEDULE 6E+W+S Miscellaneous Goods other than Foods

Part IE+W+S Liquid Fuel and Lubricants

1This Part of this Schedule applies to—E+W+S

(a)liquid fuel, lubricating oil and any mixture of such fuel and oil, and

(b)lubricating grease.

2 Subject to paragraph 3 below, goods to which this Part of this Schedule applies—E+W+S

(a)unless pre-packed, shall be sold only by net weight or by capacity measurement,

(b)shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity either by net weight or by capacity measurement, and

(c)in the case of lubricating oil in a quantity of [F44one litre] or less, shall be made up in a container for sale otherwise than by way of pre-packing only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity by capacity measurement.

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F44Words in Sch. 6 para. 2(c) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(a)

3Notwithstanding anything in paragraph 2 above, liquid fuel—E+W+S

(a)when not pre-packed may be sold by volume, and

(b)may be pre-packed in a container marked with an indication of quantity by volume,

being in either case the volume of the gas which would be produced from the fuel in question at such temperature and such atmospheric pressure as are specified in regulations made by the Secretary of State with respect to fuel of the type in question or, if no such regulations are in force, as may be made known by the seller to the buyer before he pays for or takes possession of the fuel; and there shall be exempted from all requirements of paragraph 2 above goods of any description in a quantity of less than [F45250 grams] or of less than [F46250 millilitres].

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F45Words in Sch. 6 para. 3 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(b)

F46Words in Sch. 6 para. 3 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(b)

Part IIE+W+S Ready-Mixed Cement Mortar and Ready-Mixed Concrete

4This Part of the Schedule applies to ready-mixed cement mortar and ready-mixed concrete.E+W+S

5(1)) Subject to the following provisions of this Part of this Schedule, any goods to which this Part of this Schedule applies shall be sold only by volume in a multiple of 0\1 cubic metre.E+W+S

(2) There shall be exempted from the requirements of this paragraph any goods in a quantity of less than one cubic metre.

6Part II of Schedule 4 to this Act, except sub-paragraph (3) of paragraph 7, shall apply for the purposes of this Part of this Schedule as if—E+W+S

(a)any reference in the said Part II to ballast included a reference to goods to which this Part of this Schedule applies; and

(b)the reference in sub-paragraph (1) of paragraph 7 to paragraph 2 of Schedule 4 were a reference to paragraph 5 of this Schedule.

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C2S. 6 modified (1.3.1996) by 1986 c. 44, s. 36B (which was inserted (1.3.1996) by 1994 c. 45, s. 10, Sch. 3 para. 44; S.I. 1996/218, art. 2

7Paragraph 5 and 6 above shall not have effect in any area in Scotland specified by the Secretary of State by order.E+W+S

Part IIIE+W+S Agricultural Liming Materials, Agricultural Salt and Inorganic Fertilisers

8This Part of this Schedule applies—E+W+S

(a)to agricultural liming materials, other than calcareous sand,

(b)to agricultural salt,

(c)to, and to any mixture consisting mainly of, inorganic fertilisers, other than such fertilisers or such a mixture made up into pellets or other articles for use as individual items, and

(d)to any mixture of any of the foregoing.

9(1)) Goods to which this Part of this Schedule applies which are not pre-packed, other than liquid fertilisers, shall be sold only by quantity, being—E+W+S

(a)quantity by net weight; or

(b)if the goods are sold in a container which does not exceed the permitted weight and the gross weight of the goods is not less than [F4725 kilograms], quantity either by net weight or by gross weight; or

(c)quantity by volume.

(2)Goods to which this Part of this Schedule applies shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity, being—

(a)in the case of liquid fertilisers, quantity by capacity measurement;

(b)in any other case, quantity by net weight or, if the container does not exceed the permitted weight and the gross weight of the goods is not less than [F4725 kilograms], quantity either by net weight or by gross weight.

(3)In this paragraph, “the permitted weight” means a weight at the rate of [F48650 grams per 50 kilograms] of the gross weight.

(4)There shall be exempted from all requirements of this paragraph any sale of goods with a view to their industrial use.

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F47Words in Sch. 6 para. 9(1)(b)(2)(b) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(c)(i)

F48Words in Sch. 6 para. 9(3) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(c)(ii)

10Paragraph 4 and 5 of Schedule 4 to this Act shall have effect as if any reference in those paragraphs to ballast included a reference to any goods to which this Part of this Schedule applies.E+W+S

Part IVE+W+S Wood Fuel

11Subject to paragraphs 12 and 13 below—E+W+S

(a)wood fuel which is not made up in a container for sale shall be sold by retail only by net weight;

(b)in the case of a sale by retail of wood fuel made up in a container for sale, the quantity by net weight of the fuel sold shall be made known to the buyer before he pays for or takes possession of it.

12(1)) Paragraph 11 above shall not have effect in any area unless the local weights and measures authority for that area so direct by byelaw.E+W+S

(2)Not less than one month before making any byelaw by virtue of this paragraph, the local weights and measures authority shall give public notice of their intention to make it by advertisement in one or more newspapers circulating in the area to which the byelaw is to apply.

(3)The local weights and measures authority by whom any byelaw is made by virtue of this paragraph shall give notice of the making of the byelaw to the Secretary of State.

13There shall be exempted from the requirements of paragraph 11 above any sale of wood fuel in a quantity which does not exceed [F497.5 kilograms] or which exceeds [F50500 kilograms].E+W+S

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F49Words in Sch. 6 para. 13 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(d)

F50Words in Sch. 6 para. 13 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(d)

14Paragraphs 9 and 10 of Schedule 5 to this Act shall have effect as if any reference in those paragraphs to solid fuel included a reference to wood fuel.E+W+S

[F51Part VE+W+S COSMETIC PRODUCTS

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F51Sch. 6 Pt. V (paras. 15-16) substituted (31.7.1994) by S.I. 1994/1884, art. 2

F5215In this Part of this Schedule, “cosmetic product” means any substance or preparation intended to be placed in contact with the various external parts of the human body (that is to say, the epidermis, hair system, nails, lips and external genital organs) or with the teeth and the mucous membranes of the oral cavity with a view exclusively or mainly to cleaning them, perfuming them, changing their appearance, correcting bodily odours, protecting them or keeping them in good condition.E+W+S

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F52Sch. 6 Pt. V (paras. 15-16) substituted (31.7.1994) by S.I. 1994/1884, art. 2

F5316(1)Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, cosmetic products shall be pre— packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity either by net weight or by volume.E+W+S

(2)There shall be exempted from the requirements of sub-paragraph (1) above—

(a)cosmetic products in quantities of less than 5 grams or 5 millilitres;

(b)cosmetic products in sachets or other containers for single use only; and

(c)cosmetic products normally sold as a number of items for which particulars of weight or volume are not significant if—

(i)the number of items is marked on the package, or

(ii)the number of items may readily be seen without opening the package, or

(iii)the items are normally sold only individually.

(3)Cosmetic products which are not pre-packed shall be sold only by quantity expressed as net weight, volume or number.]

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F53Sch. 6 Pt. V (paras. 15-16) substituted (31.7.1994) by S.I. 1994/1884, art. 2

Part VIE+W+S Soap

[F5416AIn this Part of this Schedule “soap” does not include any soap which is a cosmetic product as defined in paragraph 15 above.]E+W+S

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F54Sch. 6 para. 16A inserted (31.7.1994) by S.I. 1994/1884, art. 3

17Subject to paragraph 18 below—E+W+S

(a)soap in the form of a cake, tablet or bar shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity by net weight,

(b)liquid soap shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity by capacity measurement, and

(c)soap in any other form—

(i)unless pre-packed, shall be sold by retail only by net weight, and

(ii)shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity by net weight.

18There shall be exempted from the requirements of this Part of this Schedule—E+W+S

(a)liquid soap in a quantity of less than [F55125 millilitres], and

(b)soap in any other form in a quantity of less than [F5625 grams].

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F55Words in Sch. 6 para. 18 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(e)

F56Words in Sch. 6 para. 18 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(e)

Part VIIE+W+S Miscellaneous Goods to be Sold by or Marked with Length

19This Part of this Schedule applies to goods of any of the following descriptions, that is to say, bias binding, elastic, ribbon, tape and sewing thread.E+W+S

20Subject to paragraph 21 below, goods to which this Part of this Schedule applies—E+W+S

(a)unless pre-packed, shall be sold by retail only by length, and

(b)shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity by length.

21There shall be exempted from all requirements of paragraph 20 above goods of any description in a quantity of less than [F57one metre].E+W+S

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F57Words in Sch. 6 para. 21 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(f)

Part VIIIE+W+S Miscellaneous Goods to be Sold by or Marked withNet Weight

22This Part of this Schedule applies to—E+W+S

(a)distemper,

(b)articles offered as feed for household pets, being manufactured feed or bird feed, other than animal feed in biscuit of cake form pre-packed in a quantity by number not exceeding sixteen,

(c)nails,

(d)paste paint,

(e)seeds, other than pea or bean seeds, and

(f)rolled oats.

23Subject to paragraphs 24 and 25 below, goods to which this Part of this Schedule applies—E+W+S

(a)unless pre-packed, shall be sold by retail only by net weight, and

(b)shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity by net weight.

[F5824The following shall be exempted from the requirements of this Part of this Schedule—E+W+S

(a)distemper or paste paint in a quantity of less than 250 grams,

(b)bird seed in a quantity of less than 125 grams, and

(c)any other goods in a quantity of less than 25 grams.]

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F58Sch. 6 para. 24 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(g)

25Notwithstanding anything in paragraph 24 above, nails—E+W+S

(a)when not pre-packed may be sold by retail by number, and

(b)may be pre-packed in or on a container marked with an indication of quantity by number.

Part IXE+W+S Miscellaneous Goods to be Marked when Pre-Packed with Net Weight

26This Part of this Schedule applies to—E+W+S

(a)Portland cement,

(b)cleansing powders and scouring powders,

(c)detergents, other than liquid detergents, and

(d)paint remover, other than liquid paint remover.

27Subject to paragraph 28 below, goods to which this Part of this Schedule applies shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity by net weight.E+W+S

28There shall be exempted from the requirements of this Part of this Schedule goods of any description in a quantity of less than [F5925 grams].E+W+S

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F59Words in Sch. 6 para. 28 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(h)

Part XE+W+S Miscellaneous Goods to be Sold by or Marked with Capacity Measurement

29This Part of this Schedule applies to antifreeze fluid for internal engines, linseed oil, paint (other than paste paint), paint thinner, turpentine, turpentine substitute, varnish, and wood preservative fluid (including fungicides and insecticides).E+W+S

30Subject to paragraph 31 below, goods to which this Part of this Schedule applies—E+W+S

(a)unless pre-packed, shall be sold by retail only by capacity measurement, and

(b)shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity by capacity measurement.

31There shall be exempted from all requirements of this Part of this Schedule goods of any description in a quantity of less than [F60150 millilitres].E+W+S

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F60Words in Sch. 6 para. 31 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(i)

Part XIE+W+S Miscellaneous Goods to be Marked when Pre-Packed with Capacity Measurement

32 This Part of this Schedule applies to enamel, lacquer, liquid detergents, liquid paint remover, petrifying fluid and rust remover.E+W+S

33Subject to paragraph 34 below, goods to which this Part of this Schedule applies shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity by capacity measurement.E+W+S

[F6134The following shall be exempted from the requirements of paragraph 33 above—E+W+S

(a)liquid detergents in a quantity of less than 125 millilitres, and

(b)goods of any other description in a quantity of less than 150 millilitres.]

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F61Sch. 6 para. 34 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(j)

Part XIIE+W+S Miscellaneous Goods to be Sold by or Marked With Net Weight of Capacity Measurement

35This Part of this Schedule applies to—E+W+S

(a)polishes,

(b)dressings, analogous to polishes, and

(c)pea seeds and bean seeds.

36Subject to paragraph 37 below, goods to which this Part of this Schedule applies—E+W+S

(a)unless pre-packed, shall be sold by retail only by net weight or by capacity measurement, and

(b)shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity either by net weight or by capacity measurement.

37The following shall be exempted from all the requirements of this Part of this Schedule, that is to say—E+W+S

(a)pea or bean seeds in a quantity of less than [F62250 grams] or of less than [F63250 millilitres], and

(b)any other goods in a quantity of less than [F6430 grams] or of less than [F6530 millilitres].

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F62Words in Sch. 6 para. 37(a) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(k)

F63Words in Sch. 6 para. 37(a) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(k)

F64Words in Sch. 6 para. 37(b) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(k)

F65Words in Sch. 6 para. 37(b) substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(6)(k)

Part XIIIE+W+S Miscellaneous Goods to be Marked When Pre-PackedWith Quantity by Number

38This Part of this Schedule applies—E+W+S

(a)to cheroots, cigarettes and cigars,

(b)to postal stationery, that is to say, paper or cards for use in correspondence, and envelopes,

(c)to, and to any mixture consisting mainly of, inorganic fertilisers, being such fertilisers or such a mixture made up into pellets or other articles for use as individual items, and

(d)to manufactured animal feed in biscuit or cake form pre-packed in a quantity by number of sixteen or less.

39Subject to paragraphs 40 and 41 below, goods to which this Part of this Schedule applies shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity by number.E+W+S

40In relation to postal stationery, the reference to number in paragraph 39 above shall be construed as a reference to the number of sheets of paper, cards or envelopes, as the case may be, in the pad, confining band or other form of container; and postal stationery shall be exempted from the requirements of that paragraph if pre-packed as part of a collection of articles made up for sale together and including any article other than postal stationery and blotting or other paper.E+W+S

41There shall be exempted from the requirements of this Part of this Schedule any goods in a quantity by number of one.E+W+S

Section 21.

SCHEDULE 7E+W+S Composite Goods and Collections of Articles

1(1)This paragraph applies to any goods which, not being pre-packed, and not themselves being goods—E+W+S

(a)required by or under Part IV of this Act except this paragraph, to be sold (whether on any sale or on a sale of any particular description) only by quantity expressed in a particular manner, or

(b)on a sale of which (whether any sale or a sale of any particular description) the quantity of the goods sold expressed in a particular manner is required by or under Part IV of this Act, except this paragraph, to be made known to the buyer at or before a particular time, or

(c)expressly exempted by or under Part IV of this Act, except this paragraph, from all such requirements as mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b) above which would otherwise apply to them,

consist of a mixture constituted wholly or mainly of goods of one or more descriptions to which there applies any such requirement made by reference to any of the following (whether exclusively or otherwise), that is to say, weight, capacity measurement or volume.

(2)Subject to paragraph 5 below, goods to which this paragraph applies shall be sold only by net weight or by capacity measurement or by volume.

2(1) This paragraph applies to any goods which, not being aerosol products and not themselves being goods—E+W+S

(a)required by or under Part IV of this Act, except this paragraph, to be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity, or

(b)in the case of which when sold pre-packed (whether on any sale or on a sale of any particular description) the quantity of the goods sold expressed in a particular manner is required by or under Part IV of this Act, except this paragraph, to be made known to the buyer at or before a particular time, or

(c)expressly exempted by or under Part IV of this Act, except this paragraph, from all such requirements as mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b) above which would otherwise apply to them,

consist of a mixture constituted wholly or mainly of goods of one or more descriptions to which there applies any such requirement made by reference to any of the following (whether exclusively or otherwise), that is to say, weight, capacity measurement or volume.

(2)Subject to paragraph 5 below, goods to which this paragraph applies shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity either by net weight or by capacity measurement or by volume.

3(1) This paragraph applies to aerosol products containing any goods required by or under Part IV of this Act, except this paragraph, to be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of quantity expressed in a particular manner.E+W+S

(2)Subject to paragraph 5 below, any aerosol product to which this paragraph applies shall be pre-packed only if the container is marked with an indication of the quantity by net weight of the entire contents of the container.

4(1) This paragraph applies to any collection of two or more items which, not itself being—E+W+S

(a)required by or under Part IV of this Act, except this paragraph, to be pre-packed only if the container is marked with particular information, or

(b)expressly exempted by or under Part IV of this Act, except this paragraph, from any such requirement which would otherwise apply to it,

contains one or more articles to which any such requirement applies.

(2)Any collection to which this paragraph applies shall be pre-packed only if—

(a)the container in which the collection is pre-packed is marked with an indication of the quantity of each of any such articles as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above contained in it, or

(b)each of any such articles contained in the container is made up in an individual container marked with an indication of quantity,

being in either case the like indication of the quality of each respectively of those articles as would have been required if that article had itself been pre-packed.

5There shall be exempted from any requirement of paragraph 1, 2 or 3 above food of any description in a quantity of less than five grams or of less than five millilitres and goods of any other description in a quantity of less than [F6625 grams] or of less than [F6725 millilitres].E+W+S

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F66Words in Sch. 7 para. 5 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(7)

F67Words in Sch. 7 para. 5 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2866, reg. 3(7)

SCHEDULE 8E+W+S Powers of Inspectors and Local Weights and MeasuresAuthority Under Part V

Powers of entry and inspectionE+W+S

1An inspector may, within the area for which he is appointed an inspector and on production if so requested of his credentials, at all reasonable times—E+W+S

(a)enter any premises (except premises used only as a private dwelling house) as to which he has reasonable cause to believe that packages are made up on the premises or that imported packages belonging to the importer of them are on the premises or that regulated packages intended for sale are on the premises;

(b)inspect and test any equipment which he has reasonable cause to believe is used in making up packages in the United Kingdom or in carrying out a check mentioned in subsections (1) and (2) of section 49 of this Act;

(c)inspect, and measure in such manner as he thinks fit, any thing which he has reasonable cause to believe is or contains or is contained in a package and, if he considers it necessary to do so for the purpose of inspecting the thing or anything in it, break it open;

(d)inspect and take copies of, or of any thing purporting to be, a record, document or certificate mentioned in section 48(2) and subsections (1) to (3) of section 49 of this Act;

(e)require any person on premises which the inspector is authorised to enter by virtue of paragraph (a) of this paragraph to provide such assistance as the inspector reasonably considers necessary to enable the inspector to exercise effectively any power conferred on him by paragraphs (a) to (d) above;

(f)require any person to give to the inspector such information as the person possesses about the name and address of the packer and of any importer of a package which the inspector finds on premises he has entered by virtue of this paragraph or paragraph 2 below.

2If a justice of the peace, on sworn information in writing—E+W+S

(a)is satisfied that there is reasonable ground to believe that—

(i)a package or a thing containing a package, or

(ii)any such equipment, record, document or certificate as is mentioned in paragraph 1 above,

is on any premises or that an offence under section 50 or 63 of this Act is being or is about to be committed on any premises, and

(b)is also satisfied either—

(i)that admission to the premises has been refused or that a refusal is apprehended and that notice of the intention to apply for a warrant has been given to the occupier, or

(ii)that an application for admission or the giving of such a notice would defeat the object of the entry or that the premises are unoccupied or that the occupier is temporarily absent and it might defeat the object of the entry to await his return,

the justice may by warrant under his hand, which shall continue in force for a period of one month, authorise an inspector to enter the premises if need be by force.

  • In the application of this paragraph to Scotland “justice of the peace” includes a sheriff.

3(1)) An inspector entering any premises by virtue of paragraph 1 or 2 above may take with him such other persons and such equipment as he considers necessary.E+W+S

(2)It shall be the duty of an inspector who leaves premises which he has entered by virtue of paragraph 2 above and which are unoccupied or from which the occupier is temporarily absent to leave the premises as effectively secured against trespassers as he found them.

Power of seizureE+W+S

4Where an inspector has reasonable cause to believe that an offence under section 50, 54 or 63 of this Act or this Schedule has been committed and that any equipment, record, document, package or thing containing or contained in a package may be required as evidence in proceedings for the offence he may seize it and detain it for as long as it is so required.E+W+S

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C3Sch. 8 para. 4 applied (prosp.) by 2001 c. 16, ss. 57(1)(g), 138(2) (with s. 57(4))

C4Sch. 8 para. 4: power of seizure extended (prosp.) by 2001 c. 16, ss. 50, 52-54, 68, 138(2), Sch. 1 Pt. 1 para. 37

Power to require informationE+W+S

5(1)An inspector may serve, on any person carrying on business as the packer or importer of packages in the area for which the inspector is appointed an inspector, a notice requiring that person—E+W+S

(a)to furnish the inspector from time to time with particulars of the kind specified in the notice of any marks which, otherwise than in pursuance of section 48(1)(c) of this Act, are applied from time to time to packages made up in that area by that person or (as the case may be) to packages imported by him, for the purpose of enabling the place where the packages were made up to be ascertained, and

(b)if the person has furnished particulars of a mark in pursuance of the notice and the mark ceases to be applied to such packages for that purpose, to give notice of the cesser to the inspector.

(2)A notice given by an inspector under this paragraph shall not require a person to furnish information which he does not possess.

Purchase of goodsE+W+S

6(1)A local weights and measures authority shall have power to purchase goods, and to authorise any of its officers to purchase goods on behalf of the authority, for the purpose of ascertaining whether an offence under section 50, 54(2) or 63 of this Act has been committed.E+W+S

(2)If an inspector breaks open a package in pursuance of paragraph 1(c) above otherwise than on premises occupied by the packer or importer of the package and the package is not inadequate, it shall be the duty of the inspector, if the owner of the package requests him to do so, to buy the package on behalf of the local weights and measures authority for the area in which he broke it open.

Failure to provide assistance or informationE+W+S

7Any person who without reasonable cause fails to comply with a requirement made of him in pursuance of paragraph 1(e) or (f) or 5 above shall be guilty of an offence.E+W+S

SCHEDULE 9E+W+S . . . F68

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Section 95.

SCHEDULE 10E+W+S+N.I. Provisions Relating to Northern Ireland

Part IE+W+S+N.I. Provisions of this Act Extending to Northern Ireland

1The following provisions of this Act shall extend to Northern Ireland—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)sections 1 and 2,

(b)section 3 so far as it relates to the coinage standards,

(c)section 92,

(d)section 93 so far as it relates to regulations under section 7 of the M1Food Act 1984 which, by virtue of sections 7(3) and 135 of that Act, apply to Northern Ireland,

(e)Schedules 1 and 2,

(f)so much of any other provision of this Act as relates to the interpretation of the provisoins mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (e) above or to the making, variation or revocation of any order under this Act which by virtue of this paragraph extends to Northern Ireland,

(g)section 95 and this Schedule,

(h)paragraph 22 of Schedule 11 and section 96 so far as it relates to that paragraph,

(i)paragraph 10 of Schedule 12 and section 97 so far as it relates to that paragraph,

(j)section 98(1) and Part I of Schedule 13 so far as they relate to enactments which extend to Northern Ireland,

(k)section 98(2) and Part II of Schedule 13 so far as they relate to—

(i)regulation 13 of, and Schedule 4 to, the M2Units of Measurement Regulations 1980, or

(ii)regulation 4 of the M3Units of Measurement Regulations 1985, and

(l)section 99.

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Part IIE+W+S+N.I. Standards in Northern Ireland

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.

3For the purposes of providing the Northern Ireland primary standards in pursuance of such an order, the Department of Economic Development for Northern Ireland shall cause to be made, in such manner as the Department may direct, copies in such form and of such material as the Department may think fit of the United Kingdom primary standards, and those copies shall be the Northern Ireland primary standards.E+W+S+N.I.

4The Secretary of State shall from time to time as the Department of Economic Development for Northern Ireland may think it expedient to require, and at the expense of the Department, cause any Northern Ireland primary standard to be compared with, and its value redetermined by reference to, the corresponding United Kingdom primary standard in such manner as the Secretary of State may direct.E+W+S+N.I.

5Any Northern Ireland primary standard maintained under this Part of this Schedule shall be in the custody of the Department of Economic Development for Northern Ireland.E+W+S+N.I.

Section 96(1).

SCHEDULE 11E+W+S+N.I. Transitional Provisions and Savings

GeneralE+W+S

1In this Schedule—E+W+S

  • the 1963 Act” means the Weights and Measures Act 1963;

  • the commencement of this Act” means the commencement of the provisions of this Act other than section 43.

2Any reference, whether express or implied, in any enactment, instrument or document (including this Act and any enactment amended by Schedule 12 to this Act) to, or to things done or falling to be done under or for the purposes of, any provision of this Act shall, if and so far as the context permits, be construed as including, in relation to times, circumstances and purposes before the commencement of this Act, a reference to, or to things done or falling to be done under or for the purposes of, the corresponding provision repealed by this Act.E+W+S

3Any reference, whether express or implied, in any enactment, instrument or document to, or to things done or falling to be done under or for the purposes of, any provision reproduced in this Act shall be construed, so far as is required for retaining for the enactment, instrument or document the same force and effect as it would have had but for the passing of this Act (and subject to any express amendment made by this Act) as being, or as the case may require including, a reference to, or to things done or falling to be done under or for the purposes of, the corresponding provision of this Act.E+W+S

4Where a period of time specified in an enactment repealed by this Act is current at the commencement of this Act, this Act has effect as if the corresponding provision of this Act had been in force when that period began to run.E+W+S

Acts passed before 31st July 1963E+W+S

5In any Act passed before 31st July 1963—E+W+S

(a)any reference to local authorities for the purposes of the Weights and Measures Acts 1878 to 1936 shall continue to be construed as a reference to local weights and measures authorities, and

(b)any reference to an inspector of weights and measures shall continue to be construed as a reference to an inspector within the meaning of this Act.

6Any local Act passed before 31st July 1963 shall continue to be construed—E+W+S

(a)as not making unlawful the use for trade, as equipment to which section 11 of this Act applies, of any article of which such use is not unlawful under that section, and

(b)as not requiring any such article to be stamped otherwise than as required by that section.

7Where an enactment contained in any local Act passed before 31st July 1963 appears to the Secretary of State to have been superseded by, or to be inconsistent with, any of the provisions of the 1963 Act re-enacted in this Act, or any instrument made under those provisions, the Secretary of State may by order, a draft of which shall be laid before Parliament, specify that enactment for the purposes of this paragraph and, without prejudice to the operation in the meantime of any rule of law relating to the effect on any such enactment of any such provision, any enactment specified in the order shall be repealed as from the date of the making of the order.E+W+S

Standards, etc.E+W+S

8Any standard which immediately before the commencement of this Act was deemed by virtue of subseciton (6) of section 3 of the 1963 Act to be a secondary, tertiary or coinage standard provided under that section shall be deemed to be a secondary, tertiary or coinage standard, as the case may be, for the purposes of this Act.E+W+S

9A certificate of fitness for use as a local standard issued under section 4(4) of the 1963 Act which was in force both on 4th October 1979 and immediately before the commencement of this Act shall cease to be in force at the expiration of the period of ten years from the date of issue of the certificate.E+W+S

Stamping of equipmentE+W+S

10 Any equipment to which section 11 of this Act applies which immediately before the commencement of this Act was treated as having been duly stamped under section 11 of the 1963 Act by virtue of subsection (7) of that section shall for the purposes of this Act be treated as having been duly stamped under section 11 of this Act.E+W+S

Approved patterns of equipmentE+W+S

11(1)Each of the following instruments, namely—E+W+S

(a)a certificate of approval granted under section 12 of the 1963 Act before 4th April 1979 and in force immediately before the commencement of this Act,

(b)an authorisation of modifications granted under that section before 4th April 1979 and in force immediately before the commencement of this Act,

(c)a certificate which was deemed by virtue of section 12(5) of the 1963 Act to be a certificate of approval granted under section 12 and which was in force immediately before the commencement of this Act,

shall continue to have effect as if it were a certificate of approval granted under section 12 of the 1963 Act on 4th April 1979 and, in the case of a certificate of approval actually granted subject to a condition relating to a specified period, as if that condition had been imposed under section 12A(1)(b) of the 1963 Act and provided for the certificate to cease to be in force at the end of a period equal to that period and beginning with the day when the certificate was actually granted.

(2)The power conferred by section 12(10) of this Act to revoke a certificate of approval of a pattern shall, in the case of a certificate in respect of which an authorisation of modifications has effect by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) above as if it were a further certificate of approval, include power to revoke the original certificate as it has effect apart from the modifications without revoking it as it has effect with the modifications.

Weighing equipment passed etc. before 27th April 1978E+W+S

12(1) Weighing equipment (including weights) which weighs wholly or partly in drams may continue to be used for trade if it was first passed as fit for use for trade and stamped in accordance with the 1963 Act before 27th April 1978.E+W+S

(2)Nothing in sub-paragraph (1) above shall be taken as authorising the continued use for trade of the dram except in so far as the weight of the goods in drams or partly in drams is treated as having been made known to a prospective buyer by virtue of sections 45(1)(a) and 46 of this Act.

(3)Products and equipment necessary to complete or replace components or parts of equipment the continued use of which is authorised by sub-paragraph (1) above may be manufactured, placed on the market and used after the commencement of this Act, but this sub-paragraph shall not permit the replacement of weights, whether or not the weights form part of other weighing equipment.

(4) Without prejudice to sub-paragraphs (1) and (2) above, every pattern of weighing equipment—

(a)the certificate of approval in respect of which was, or is deemed to have been, granted under section 12 of the 1963 Act and was in force immediately before 27th April 1978, and

(b)which provides for weighing to be made wholly or partly in drams,

(including a pattern modified in accordance with an authorisation for the time being in force under that section) shall continue to be deemed modified to the extent necessary to require equipment of that pattern to weigh in fractions of an ounce in substitution for drams and fractions of a dram.

Products and equipment used etc. before 1st December 1980E+W+S

13(1) Nothing in section 8 of this Act shall prevent any of the units of measurement mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) below being used for products or equipment which were placed on the market or used before 1st December 1980, other than weighing or measuring equipment (including weights).E+W+S

(2)The units of measurement referred to in sub-paragraph (1) above are the chain, furlong, rood, square mile, square inch, cubic yard, cubic foot, cubic inch, ton, hundredweight, cental, quarter, stone, dram, grain and quintal.

14(1) Weighing equipment (including weights) which weighs wholly or partly in grains, stones, quarters, hundredweights or tons may continue to be used for trade if, in the case of equipment prescribed for the purposes of section 11 of this Act, it was first passed as fit for use for trade and where necessary stamped in accordance with the 1963 Act before 1st December 1980 or if, in the case of equipment not so prescribed, it was placed on the market and used before that date.E+W+S

(2)Measuring equipment measuring in square inches, cubic inches or cubic feet may continue to be used for trade if it was placed on the market and used before 1st December 1980.

(3)Nothing in sub-paragraph (1) above shall be taken as authoris-ing the continued use for trade of the grain, stone, quarter, hundredweight or ton except in so far as the weight of the goods in those units or partly in those units is treated as having been made known to a prospective buyer by virtue of sections 45(1)(a) and 46 of this Act.

15Paragraphs 12(1) and 14(1) and (2) above have effect notwithstanding regulation 3 of the M4Units of Measurement Regulations 1978 (under which certain units are not authorised for use in certain circumstances on or after 27th April 1978) and regulation 8 of the M5Units of Measurement Regulations 1980 (under which certain units are not authorised for use in certain circumstances on or after 1st September 1980).E+W+S

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16(1)Nothing in section 8 of this Act shall prevent any unit of measurement being used for components and parts of products and of equipment necessary to supplement or replace components or parts of products and equipment referred to in paragraph 13(1) or 14(1) or (2) above.E+W+S

(2)Nothing in regulation 3 of the M6Units of Measurement Regulations 1978 or in regulation 8 of the Units of Measurement Regulations 1980 shall prevent any unit of measurement being used for components and parts of products and of equipment necessary to supplement or replace components or parts of products and equipment referred to in paragraph 14(1) or (2) above.

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17(1)This paragraph applies to any pattern of weighing equipment—E+W+S

(a)the certificate of approval in respect of which was, or is deemed to have been, granted under section 12 of the 1963 Act and was in force immediately before 1st December 1980, and

(b)which provides for weighing to be made wholly or partly in grains, F69. . .

including a pattern modified in accordance with an authorisation of the Secretary of State granted or deemed to have been granted under that section before 4th April 1979 and for the time being in force.

(2) Without prejudice to paragraph 14 above, every pattern of weighing equipment to which this paragraph applies shall continue to be deemed modified to the extent necessary to require equipment of that pattern—

F70(a). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(b)to weigh in multiples or fractions of an ounce troy in substitution for grains or fractions thereof and to have its capacity expressed in ounces troy.

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F69Words in Sch. 11 para. 17(1)(b) omitted (1.1.2000) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 7(4)(a)

F70Sch. 11 para. 17(2)(a) omitted (1.1.2000) by virtue of S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 7(4)(b)

Joint local weights and measures authorities in Greater LondonE+W+S

18(1)This paragraph applies to any agreement which—E+W+S

(a)was made under section 37 of the 1963 Act before 1st April 1974 by two or more local weights and measures authorities for areas within Greater London, and

(b)was in force immediately before the commencement of this Act.

(2)The repeal by this Act of section 37 of the 1963 Act, and of the provisions enabling an agreement under that section to relate to functions of a local weights and measures authority under the M7Trade Descriptions Act 1968, section 25 of the M8Agriculture Act 1970 and Part II of the M9Fair Trading Act 1973, shall not affect any agreement to which this paragraph applies.

(3)The parties to an agreement to which this paragraph applies shall cause notice in writing to be given to the Secretary of State of any variation from time to time made in the agreement and, if the agreement ceases to have effect, of its cessation.

(4)Where an agreement to which this paragraph applies has effect in relation to functions of a local weights and measures authority under sections 4, 5 or 72 of this Act, any reference in that section to a local weights and measures authority shall be construed subject to the terms of the agreement.

(5) Where—

(a)two or more local weights and measures authorities are parties to an agreement to which this paragraph applies, and

(b)the agreement relates to all their functions under this Act and to any functions specified in a notice given to them under section 70(1)(b) of this Act and not withdrawn,

those authorities may make a joint report to the Secretary of State under section 70(1) of this Act in respect of any financial year during the whole of which the agreement was in operation.

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Relaxation of Ministerial controlsE+W+S

19Subsection (3) of section 35 of the M10Local Government Act 1974 (power of Secretary of State to remove or relax control conferred on any Minister etc on functions of local authorities) shall continue to apply to any such control as is mentioned in that subsection which was conferred on the Board of Trade (subsequently becoming exercisable by the Secretary of State) by any enactment contained in the 1963 Act and re-enacted in this Act.E+W+S

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InspectorsE+W+S

21(1)Any person who immediately before the commencement of section 46 of the 1963 Act, was an inspector of weights and measures appointed under section 43 of the M11Weights and Measures Act 1878 shall, if immediately before the commencement of this Act he was acting as an inspector for the purposes of the 1963 Act, be deemed to have been appointed an inspector under section 72 of this Act, and any certificate of qualification granted to him under section 8 of the M12Weights and Measures Act 1904 shall be deemed to be a certificate granted to him under section 73 of this Act.E+W+S

(2)Nothing in this Act shall prevent any person who immediately before the commencement of this Act was, with the sanction of a local weights and measures authority, acting for any of the purposes of the 1963 Act by virtue of section 46(2) of that Act from continuing to act, with that sanction, for the corresponding purposes of this Act; and so far as may be necessary for the purposes of his so acting any reference in this Act (except Part V)—

(a)to credentials shall, in relation to such a person, be construed as a reference to written authority for him so to act from that authority; and

(b)to an inspector shall, in relation to such a person and except in section 79(3), be construed as a reference to that person while so acting.

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“Gallon” and “litre”E+W+S+N.I.

22 Nothing in the definition of “gallon” or “litre” in Schedule 1 to this Act affects any contract or agreement entered into before 1st November 1976, notwithstanding that it relates to the delivery of goods after that date.E+W+S+N.I.

ByelawsE+W+S

23Any byelaws made by a local authority for any of the purposes mentioned in paragraph 9 of Schedule 5 to this Act which immediately before the commencement of this Act were in force by virtue of sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 5 of Schedule 6 to the 1963 Act shall notwithstanding the repeal by this Act of that sub-paragraph continue in force by virtue of this paragraph; and any authority which immediately before the commencement of this Act had power to revoke any such byelaws to any extent shall continue to have that power.E+W+S

24Any provision contained in a byelaw made under paragraph 5 of Schedule 6 to the 1963 Act (including that paragraph as extended to wood fuel by paragraph 4 of Part IV of Schedule 7 to that Act) which—E+W+S

(a)immediately before 17th July 1978 (the date of the commencement of section 31(3) of the M13Criminal Law Act 1977 and section 289C(3) of the M14Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975) specified £20 as the maximum fine which might be imposed on summary conviction in respect of a contravention of, or an offence under, any byelaw mentioned in that provision, and

(b)immediately before the commencement of this Act had effect by virtue of either of those sections as if it specified £50 instead,

shall continue to have effect as if it specified £50.

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[F7225In any of the following, namely—E+W+S

(a)any byelaw made under paragraph 5 of Schedule 6 to the 1963 Act (including that paragraph as extended to wood fuel by paragraph 4 of Part IV of Schedule 7 to that Act),

(b)any byelaw made under paragraph 2 of Part IV of Schedule 7 to that Act, and

(c)any byelaw made under any enactment repealed by that Act, where the byelaw is continued in force by virtue of paragraph 5(2) of Schedule 6 to that Act, references to a ton, half a ton, two hundredweights, a hundredweight, a quarter or a stone (or to the equivalent number of pounds in the case of each of those quantities) shall be construed as references to 1000, 500, 100, 50, 15 or 7.5 kilograms respectively]

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F72Sch. 11 para. 25 substituted (1.10.1995) by S.I. 1994/2867, reg. 6(7)(a)

[F7326Where any byelaw to which paragraph 25 above applies contains a requirement not only to mark a price clearly and legibly but to mark it in figures of at least three inches in height, the reference to three inches shall be construed as a reference to 7.5 centimetres.]E+W+S

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Section 97.

SCHEDULE 12E+W+S+N.I. Consequential Amendments

The Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928E+W+S

1In section 20(1) of the M15Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928, for the words “may from time to time prescribe” there shall be substituted the words “may from time to time with the approval of the Treasury determine”.E+W+S

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The Agriculture Act 1967E+W+S

2In section 8(3) of the M16Agriculture Act 1967, for paragraph (b) there shall be substituted the following—E+W+S

(b)conferring powers of entry on inspectors appointed under section 72 of the Weights and Measures Act 1985,.

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The Trade Descriptions Act 1968E+W+S

3In section 22(1) of the M17Trades Descriptions Act 1968—E+W+S

(a)for the words “Weights and Measures Act 1963” there shall be substituted the words “Weights and Measures Act 1985”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (a) for the words “subsection (2) of section 51 of the said Act of 1963” there shall be substituted the words “subsection (3) of section 83 of the said Act of 1985”; and

(c)in sub-paragraph (b) for the words “subsections (2), (3) and (5) to (7) of section 26 of the said Act of 1963” there shall be substituted the words “sections 35, 36 and 37(1) and (2) of the said Act of 1985”.

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4(1)) In section 32 of the Trade Descriptions Act 1968—E+W+S

(a)in paragraph (a) for the words “section 21(5)(b) of the Weights and Measures Act 1963” there shall be substituted the words “section 24(2)(b) of the Weights and Measures Act 1985”; and

(b)for paragraph (d) there shall be substituted the following—

(d)for industrial use within the meaning of the Weights and Measures Act 1985 or for constructional use;

(2)At the end of that section there shall be inserted the following—

(2)In this section “constructional use”, in relation to any goods, means the use of those goods in constructional work (or, if the goods are explosives within the meaning of the Explosives Acts 1875 and 1923, in mining, quarrying or demolition work) in the course of the carrying on of a business;.

The Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1972E+W+S

5n section 17(5)(b) of the M18Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1972, for the words “Weights and Measures Act 1963” there shall be substituted the words “Weights and Measures Act 1985”E+W+S

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The Fair Trading Act 1973E+W+S

6In section 3(5)(b) of the M19Fair Trading Act 1973, for the words “Weights and Measures Act 1963” there shall be substituted the words “Weights and Measures Act 1985”.E+W+S

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The Weights and Measures &c. Act 1976E+W+S

7(1)Section 12 of the M20Weights and Measures &c. Act 1976 shall be amended as follows.E+W+S

(2)In subsection (1), for paragraph (d) there shall be substituted the following—

(d)section 21, 22 or 23 of the 1985 Act;.

(3)In subsection (9)(c), for the words “the 1963 Act” there shall be substituted the words “the 1985 Act”.

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8In section 14 of the Weights and Measures &c. Act 1976, for the definition of “the 1963 Act” there shall be substituted the following—E+W+S

the 1985 Act” means the Weights and Measures Act 1985;.

9In Schedule 6 to the Weights and Measures &c. Act 1976, for paragraph 5 there shall be substituted the following—E+W+S

Weights and Measures Act 1985E+W+S

5(1)This paragraph applies where the relevant requirement took effect under or by virtue of the 1985 Act.

(2)The following provisions of that Act—

(a)sections 25 to 31 (offences),

(b)sections 32 to 37 (liability of third parties and defences),

(c)sections 38 to 42 and 44 to 46 (powers of inspectors, etc.), and

(d)sections 79 to 83 (further powers of inspectors and prosecution of offences),

shall apply as if the substituted requirement were imposed under Part IV of the Act.

The Weights and Measures (Northern Ireland) Order 1981E+W+S+N.I.

10(1)The M21Weights and Measures (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 shall be amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In Article 1(3), for the words from “and Article 54(2)” to the end there shall be substituted the words, “shall come into operation on such date or dates as may be appointed by the Secretary of State under subsection (2) of section 43 of the Act of 1985 for the coming into force of that section”.

(3)In Article 2(2)—

(a)for the definition of “the Act of 1963” there shall be substituted the following—

the Act of 1985” means the Weights and Measures Act 1985;, and

(b)in the definition of “capacity measurement”, for the words “Act of 1963” there shall be substituted the words “Act of 1985”.

(4)In Articles 3(3), 4(6), 10(8)

and 53(1), for the words “Act of 1963”, wherever they occur, there shall be substituted the words “Act of 1985”.

(5)In Article 8—

(a)in paragraph (3), for the words “Schedule 1 to the Act of 1963” there shall be substituted the words “Schedule 1 to the Act of 1985” and for the words “section 10(6) of the Act of 1963” there shall be substituted the words “section 10(3) of the Act of 1985”, and

(b)in paragraph (5)(a), for the words “which is or on 25th October 1967 was included in Schedule 1 to the Act of 1963”, there shall be substituted the words “which is included in Schedule 1 to the Act of 1985 or was on 25th October 1967 included in Schedule 1 to the Weights and Measures Act 1963”.

(6)In Article 12(5), for the words “section 13 of the Act of 1963” there shall be substituted the words “section 14 of the Act of 1985”.

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The Local Government Act 1985E+W+S

11In paragraph 15 of Schedule 8 to the M22Local Government Act 1985—E+W+S

(a)in sub-paragraph (4), after the words “this paragraph” there shall be inserted the words “and section 69(1)(a) of the Weights and Measures Act 1985”,

(b)in sub-paragraph (5), for the words “(1) to (3) above” there shall be substituted the words “(2) and (3) above and the said section 69(1)(a)”, and

(c)at the end of sub-paragraph (6), there shall be inserted the words “and the said section 69(1)(a)”.

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Section 98.

SCHEDULE 13E+W+S+N.I. Repeals and Revocations

Part IE+W+S+N.I. Repeals

ChapterShort titleExtent of repeal
1963 c. 31.The Weights and Measures Act 1963.The whole Act.
1968 c. 29.The Trade Descriptions Act 1968.In section 26(1), the words from “and section 37” to the end.
1970 c. 40.The Agriculture Act 1970.In section 25, in subsection (3), the words from “and section 37” to “that Act” and, in subsection (5), the words from “shall have effect” to “1963 but”.
1972 c. 70.The Local Government Act 1972.Section 112(4)(d).
Section 201.
1973 c. 41.The Fair Trading Act 1973.In section 27(1), the words from “and section 37” to the end.
1973 c. 65.The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.Section 64(5)(d).
Section 149.
In Schedule 25, paragraphs 29, 30 and 31.
1974 c. 7.The Local Government Act 1974.In Schedule 6, paragraph 15.
1975 c. 21.The Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975.Section 289C(2)(b).
1976 c. 77.The Weights and Measures &c. Act 1976.The whole Act, except sections 12 to 14 and 15(1) to (3) and Schedule 6.
1977 c. 45.The Criminal Law Act 1977.Section 31(2)(b).
1979 c. 2.The Customs and Excise Management Act 1979.In Schedule 4, in paragraph 12, in the Table, the entry relating to the Weights and Measures Act 1963.
1979 c. 4.The Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979.In Schedule 3, paragraphs 3 and 4.
1979 c. 45.The Weights and Measures Act 1979.The whole Act.
1980 c. 43.The Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980.In Schedule 7, paragraphs 188 and 189.
1980 c. 65.
The Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980.In section 1(4), the words “weights and measures and to”.In Schedule 4, paragraphs 2 to 9 and 11 and 12.
1984 c. 30.The Food Act 1984.In Schedule 10, paragraphs 4 and 5.
1985 c. 9.The Companies Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1985.In Schedule 2, the entry relating to the Weights and Measures Act 1979.
1985 c. 51.The Local Government Act 1985.In Schedule 8, paragraph 15(1).

Part IIE+W+S+N.I. Revocations

NumberTitleExtent of revocation
S.I. 1966/238.The Weights and Measures (Solid Fuel) (Carriage by Rail) Order 1966.The whole order.
S.I. 1970/1708.The Weights and Measures Act (Amendment of Schedules 5 and 7) Order 1970.The whole order.
S.I. 1974/874.The Weights and Measures Act 1963 (Dentifrices) Order 1974.Article 2.
S.I. 1978/484.The Units of Measurement Regulations 1978.Regulation 4(2) and (3).
Regulation 5.
Regulation 8.
S.I. 1979/955.The Weights and Measures (Solid Fuel) (Carriage by Rail) (Amendment) Order 1979.The whole order.
S.I. 1979/1753.The Weights and Measures Act 1963 (Solid Fuel) Order 1979.The whole order.
S.I. 1980/1070.The Units of Measurement Regulations 1980.In regulation 9(1), 10(1) and 11, the words “or in Part IV of these Regulations”
Regulation 10(2) to (4).
In regulation 11, the words “to (3)”.
Regulation 12.
Regulation 13.
Regulation 16.
Schedule 4.
In Schedule 5, the amendments of the Weights and Measures Act 1963.
S.I. 1980/1742.The Units of Measurement (No. 2) Regulations 1980.Regulations 2 and 3.
S.I. 1983/1077.The Weights and Measures Act 1963 (Amendment of Schedule 3) Order 1983.The whole order.
S.I. 1984/1314.The Weights and Measures Act 1963 (Intoxicating Liquor) Order 1984.Article 2.
S.I. 1984/1315.The Weights and Measures Act 1963 (Cheese, Fish, Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, Meat and Poultry) Order 1984.Article 3.
S.I. 1984/1316.The Weights and Measures Act 1963 (Miscellaneous Foods) Order 1984.Articles 3 and 17.
S.I. 1985/435.The Weights and Measures (Solid Fuel) (Carriage by Rail) (Amendment) Order 1985.The whole order.
S.I. 1985/777.The Units of Measurement Regulations 1985.Regulation 4.

TABLE OF DERIVATIONSE+W+S+N.I.

Notes:

(1)This Table does not take into account transfers of Ministerial functions under the provisions from which the Act is derived.

(2)The following abbreviations are used in this Table:—

1963 =The Weights and Measures Act 1963 (c. 31).
1972 c. 70 =The Local Government Act 1972.
1973 c. 36 =The Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973.
1973 c. 65 =The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.
1974 c. 7 =The Local Government Act 1974.
1975 c. 21 =The Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975.
1976 =The Weights and Measures &c. Act 1976 (c. 77).
1977 c. 45 =The Criminal Law Act 1977.
1979 c. 2 =The Customs and Excise Management Act 1979.
1979 c. 4 =The Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979.
1979 =The Weights and Measures Act 1979 (c. 45).
1980 c. 43 =The Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980.
1980 c. 65 =The Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980.
1982 c. 48 =The Criminal Justice Act 1982.
1984 c. 30 =The Food Act 1984.
1985 c. 9 =The Companies Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1985.
1985 c. 51 =The Local Government Act 1985.
S.I. 1966/238 =The Weights and Measures (Solid Fuel) (Carriage by Rail) Order 1966.
S.I. 1970/1708 =The Weights and Measures Act (Amendment of Schedules 5 and 7) Order 1970.
S.I. 1974/874 =The Weights and Measures Act 1963 (Dentifrices) Order 1974.
S.I. 1978/484 =The Units of Measurement Regulations 1978.
S.I. 1979/955 =The Weights and Measures (Solid Fuel) (Carriage by Rail) (Amendment) Order 1979.
S.I. 1979/1753 =The Weight and Measures Act 1963 (Solid Fuel) Order 1979.
S.I. 1980/1070 =The Units of Measurement Regulations 1980.
S.I. 1980/1742 =The Units of Measurement (No. 2) Regulations 1980.
S.I. 1983/1077 =The Weights and Measures Act 1963 (Amendment of Schedule 3) Order 1983.
S.I. 1984/1316 =The Weights and Measures Act 1963 (Miscellaneous Foods) Order 1984.
S.I. 1985/435 =The Weights and Measures (Solid Fuel) (Carriage by Rail) (Amendment) Order 1985.
S.I. 1985/777 =The Units of Measurement Regulations 1985.
ProvisionDerivation
1(1)1963 s. 1(1).
emspX;(2)1963 s. 1(2).
emsp;(3)1963 ss. 1(3), 9A(3)(a), (8); 1976 ss. 1(1), 2(1).
emsp;(4)1963 s. 9A(4); 1976 s. 2(1).
emsp; (5)1963 s.9A(5); 1976 s. 2(1).
21963 s.2.
31963 s.3.
4(1)1963 s.4(1).
emsp; (2)(3)1963 s. 4(2); 1973 c. 65 Sch. 25 para. 29; 1974 c. 7 Sch. 6 para. 15(1).
emsp; (4)(5)1963 s. 4(3), (4).
emsp;(6)1963 s. 4(5); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 1.
emsp; (7)1963 s.4(5).
emsp; (8)(9)1963 s.4(6)(7).
emsp;5(1)1963 s. 5(1); 1980 c. 65 Sch. 4 para. 2.
emsp;(2)1963 s. 5(1A); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 2.
emsp;(3)(4)1963 s. 5(2), (2A); 1980 c. 65 Sch. 4 para. 4.
emsp;(5)(6)1963 s. 5(3).
emsp;(7)1963 s. 5(1A); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 2.
emsp;(8)1963 s. 5(3).
emsp;(9)(10)1963 s. 5(4).
emsp; (11)1963 s. 5(1A); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 2.
emsp;(6)1963 s. 6(1); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 3.
7(1)-(4)1963 s. 9.
emsp; (5)1963 s. 17.
8(1)1963 s. 9A(1); 1976 s. 2(1).
emsp; (2)1963 Sch. 1A Part VI, Sch. 3 Part VI, S.I. 1980/1070 reg. 13(1) Sch. 4; S.I. 1983/1077 art. 2(2).
emsp; (3)1963 s. 10(7); 1976 s. 2(3)(a).
emsp; (4)1963 s. 9A(2); 1976 s. 2(1).
emsp; (5)1963 s. 9A(7); 1976 s. 2(1); S.I. 1980/1070 reg. 9(1).
emsp;(6)1963 s. 9A(3)(b)(c); 1976 s. 2(1).
emsp; (7)1963 s. 9A(5); 1976 s. 2(1).
emsp; (8)1963 s. 9A(8); 1976 s. 2(1).
91963 s. 9B; 1976 s. 2(1).
10(1)-(3)1963 s. 10(4)-(6).
emsp; (4)(5)1963 s. 10(7).
11(1)1963 s. 11(1).
emsp; (2)(3)1963 s. 11(2).
emsp; (4)1963 s. 11(3); 1979; s. 16(1).
emsp; (5)1963 s. 11(3); 1980 c. 65 Sch. 4 para. 5.
emsp;(6)(7)1963 s. 11(3).
emsp; (8)(9)1963 s. 11(4).
emsp; (10)1963 s. 11(5).
emsp; (11)(12)1963 s. 11(5A), (5B); 1979 s. 16(1).
emsp; (13)(14)1963 s. 11(6); 1979 s. 16(1).
emsp; (15)1963 s. 11(7).
emsp; (16)1963 s. 11(9).
12(1)1963 ss. 12(1), 12A(3); 1979 s. 17(3).
emsp; (2)1963 s. 12(1A); 1979 s. 17(1).
emsp; (3)1963 s. 12(1).
emsp; (4)1963 s. 12A(3); 1979 s. 17(3).
emsp; (5)1963 s. 12(2); 1979 s. 17(1).
emsp; (6)(7)1963 s. 12A(1); 1979 s. 17(3).
emsp;(8)1963 ss. 12(2), 12A(1); 1979 s. 17(1), (3).
emsp;(9)1963 s. 12A(2); 1979 s. 17(3).
emsp; (10)1963 ss. 12(3), 12A(7); 1979 s. 17(3).
emsp; (11)1963 s. 12A(4), (7); 1979 s. 17(3).
emsp; (12)1963 s. 12(12(4).
13(1)1963 s. 12(2); 1979 s. 17(1).
emsp; (2)1963 s. 12A(4); 1979 s. 17(3).
emsp; (3)1963 s. 12(3), (3A); 1979 s. 7(1), (3).
emsp; (4)1963 s. 12A(7); 1979 s. 17(3).
141963 s. 13.
15(1)1963 s. 14(1); 1976 s. 5.
emsp; (2)1963 s. 14(1A); 1979 s. 16(3).
emsp;(3)1963 s. 14(1).
emsp; (4)(5)1963 s. 14(2), (3).
16(1)1963 s. 15(1); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 5.
emsp;(2)1963 s. 15(1); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 5.
emsp;(3)(4)1963 s. 15(2), (3).
171963 s. 16.
181963 s. 18.
191963 s. 19.
201963 s. 20.
211963 s. 21(1).
22(1)1963 s. 21(2); 1976 s. 6(1).
emsp;(2)1963 s. 21(3).
emsp; (3)1963 s. 21(3A), (3B); 1976 s. 6(2).
emsp;(4)1963 s. 21(3B); 1976 s. 6(2).
23(1)1963 s. 21(4); 1976 s. 6(3).
emsp; (2)1963 s. 21(4).
241963 s. 21(5); 1979 c. 2 Sch. 4 para. 12.
25(1)1963 s. 22(1).
emsp; (2)(3)1963 s. 22(2); 1976 s. 7(1).
emsp;(4)(5)1963 s. 22(3)(4).
emsp; (6)1963 s. 22(1)-(4).
emsp;(7)1979 s. 2(6).
emsp;(8)1963 s. 22(1)–(4).
26(1)1963 s. 23(1).
emsp; (2)-(5)1963 s. 23(2).
emsp;(6)1963 s. 23(3).
27(1)1963 s. 23(4).
emsp; (2)1963 s. 23(4); S.I. 1980/1070 Sch. 5.
28(1)1963 s. 24(1).
emsp; (2)1963 s. 24(8); 1979 s. 2(6).
emsp;(3)1963 s. 24(9).
29(1)1963 s. 24(2).
emsp; (2)1963 s. 24(8); 1979 s. 2(6).
emsp;(3)1963 s. 24(9).
30(1)–(4)1963 s. 24(3)–(6).
emsp; (5)1963 s. 24(8); 1979 s. 2(6).
emsp; (6)1963 s. 24(9).
31(1)1963 s. 24(7).
emsp; (2)1963 s. 24(8); 1979 s. 2(6).
emsp;(3)1963 s. 24(9).
321963 s. 27(2); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 8.
331963 s. 25.
34(1)1963 s. 26(1); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 7.
emsp;(2)1963 s. 27(1); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 8.
35(1)(2)1963 s. 26(2).
emsp;(3)1963 s. 26(3).
emsp; (4)1963 s. 26(5).
361963 s. 26(6).
37(1)(2)1963 s. 26(7).
emsp; (3)1963 s. 26(8); 1976 s. 7(2).
emsp;(4)1963 s. 27(3); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 8.
38(1)(2)1963 s. 29(1); 1976 s. 7(3).
emsp;(3)1963 s. 29(2); 1976 s. 7(4).
emsp;(4)1963 s. 29(3); 1984 c. 30 Sch. 10 para. 4.
391963 s. 30(1), (2).
401963 s. 30(3).
411963 s. 31.
421963 s. 32.
43(1)1979 s. 19.
emsp; (2)1979 s. 24(3)(b).
441963 s. 33(1).
45(1)1963 s. 33(2).
emsp; (2)(3)1963 s. 33(3).
461963 s. 33(4).
47(1)1979 s. 1(1).
emsp;(2)1979 s. 15(7).
emsp; (3)(4)1979 s. 1(2)(3).
48(1)1979 s. 1(4).
emsp; (2)(3)1979 s. 1(5).
emsp;(4)1979 s. 15(6).
49(1)–(3)1979 s. 1(6)–(8).
emsp; (4)1979 s. 1(9); 1980 c. 65 Sch. 4 para. 11(2).
50(1)1979 s. 2(1).
emsp;(2)–(4)1979 s. 2(4).
emsp;(5)(6)1979 s. 2(5).
emsp;(7)1979 s. 2(7).
51(1)1979 s. 3(4).
emsp; (2)1979 s. 3(5).
emsp;(3)1979 s. 3(6).
emsp;(4)1979 s. 3(7).
52(1)1979 s. 4(1).
emsp; (2)1979 s. 4(4).
531979 s. 4(2).
54(1)–(3)1979 s. 5(1)–(3).
emsp; (4)(5)1979 s. 5(4).
emsp;(6)(7)1979 s. 5(5),(6).
551979 s. 6.
56(1)1979 s. 7(1).
emsp;(2)1979 s. 7(6).
57(1)(2)1979 s. 7(2),(3).
581979 s. 7(4).
59(1)–(4)1979 s. 8.
emsp;(5)1979 s. 7(6).
601979 s. 9.
61(1)1979 s. 10(1), (3).
emsp; (2)1979 s. 10(1A), (3); 1985 c. 9 Sch. 2.
emsp;(3)1979 s. 10(2), (3).
emsp; (4)1979 s. 10(5).
62(1)–(3)1979 s. 11(1)–(3).
emsp;(4)1979 s. 11(5).
63(1)1979 s. 2(2).
emsp;(2)1979 s. 2(3).
emsp;(3)1979 Sch. 1 para. 1.
emsp;(4)(5)1979 Sch. 1 para. 2.
emsp;(6)1979 Sch. 1 para. 3.
emsp; (7)1979 s. 2(2), (3).
641979 s. 12(1)(2).
651979 s. 13.
661979 s. 15(2).
671979 s. 15(4), (5).
681979 s. 14(1)–(4).
69(1)1972 c. 70 s. 201(2); 1985 c. 51 Sch. 8 para. 15(1).
emsp; (2)1972 c. 70 s. 201(2).
emsp; (3)1963 s. 36; 1973 c. 65 s. 149(1).
emsp;(4)1963 s. 35(3).
emsp; (5)1972 c. 70 s. 201(8); 1973 c. 65 s. 149(6).
emsp;(6)1985 c. 51 ss. 1,2.
70(1)1963 s. 38(1); 1979 s. 4(3), Sch. 5 para. 10.
emsp;(2)1963 s. 38(1).
emsp; (3)(4)1963 s. 38(2).
71(1)–(3)1963 s. 39(1).
emsp; (4)–(6)1963 s. 39(2).
721963 s. 41.
73(1)1963 s. 42(1).
emsp;(2)1963 s. 42(1A); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 11.
emsp; (3)1963 s. 42(2).
emsp; (4)1963 s. 42(3); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 11.
74(1)1963 s. 43(1).
emsp; (2)1963 s. 43(1); 1980 c. 65 Sch. 4 para. 8.
emsp;(3)1963 s. 43(1).
emsp; (4)1963 s. 43(2).
75(1)1963 s. 45(1); 1979 s. 4(3).
emsp;(2)1963 s. 45(2).
761963 s. 47A; 1976 s. 9; 1980 c. 65 Sch. 4 para. 9.
771963 s. 44(1); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 12.
781963 s. 44(2).
79(1)1963 s. 48(1).
emsp; (2)1963 s. 48(2); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 13(1).
emsp; (3)(4)1963 s. 48(3).
emsp; (5)(6)1963 s. 48(4).
emsp; (7)1963 s. 48(5); 1979 Sch. 5 para. 13(2).
emsp; (8)(9)1963 s. 48(6)(7).
801963 s. 49(1)(a); 1979 Sch. 2 para. 6.
81(1)1963 s.49(1)(b)(c).
emsp; (2)(3)1963 s. 49(2)(3).
emsp; (4)Civil Evidence Act 1968 (c. 64) s. 14(2).
821963 s. 50; 1979 ss. 3(3), 5(7), 7(3), Sch. 2 para. 6.
83(1)1963 s. 51(1); 1979 ss. 3(2), 5(7), Sch. 2 para. 6.
emsp;(2)1979 s. 7(3).
emsp;(3)1963 s. 51(2); 1979 ss. 3(2), 5(7), Sch. 2 para. 6, Sch. 5 para. 14.
emsp; (4)1963 s. 51(3).
emsp; (5)1963 s. 51(4); 1979 ss. 3(2), 5(7), Sch. 2 para. 6, Sch. 5 para. 14.
84(1)(2)1963 s. 52(1); 1975 c. 21 s. 289G; 1976 s. 2(3)(b); 1979 ss. 17(4), 18(1)(b); 1982 c. 48 ss. 46, 54.
emsp;(3)S.I. 1966/238 art. 5; S.I. 1985/435.
emsp; (4)1963 s. 52(3); 1975 c. 21 s. 289G; 1979 ss. 3(1)(a), 18(3); 1982 c. 48 ss. 46, 54.
emsp;(5)1963 s. 52(3); 1975 c. 21 s. 289B; 1977 c. 45 Sch. 11 para. 5; 1979 ss. 12(3), 18(3); 1980 c. 43 s. 32(2).
emsp; (6)1963 s. 52(2); 1975 c. 21 s. 289G; 1979 ss. 3(1)(b), 7(3), 18(2); 1982 c. 48 ss. 46, 54.
emsp; (7)1963 ss. 21, 54(4).
851963 s. 53.
86(1)1963 s. 54(1); 1979 ss. 11(6), 15(2).
emsp;(2)1963 s. 54(2); 1976 ss. 2(3)(d), 3, Sch. 4 para. 3(1); 1979 s. 15(3).
emsp; (3)1963 s. 54(2A); 1976 s. 2(4).
emsp; (4)1979 s. 11(4).
emsp; (5)1963 s. 54(3); 1976 Sch. 4 para. 3(2); 1979 s. 11(6).
emsp; (6)1963 s. 54(5); 1979 s. 15(2).
871963 s. 55.
881963 s. 57; 1979 s. 15(1).
891963 s. 62(1).
901963 s. 62(3), (6).
911963 s. 62(2).
921976 s. 1(4).
931963 s. 63(4).
94(1)1963 s. 58(1); 1979 ss. 12(3), 14(1), Sch. 5 para. 15; 1979 c. 4 Sch. 3 para. 3; 1982 c. 48 ss. 74, 75; 1984 c. 30 Sch. 10 para. 4.
emsp; (2)(3)1963 s. 58(1).
emsp; (4)1963 s. 58(2).
95–99
Sch. 11963 Sch. 1, Sch. 1A; S.I. 1980/1070 reg. 13, Sch. 4; S.I. 1985/777 reg. 4.
Sch. 21963 Sch. 2.
Sch. 31963 Sch. 3; S.I. 1980/1070 reg. 13, Sch. 4; S.I. 1983/1077 art. 2.
Sch. 4
emsp; para. 11963 Sch. 5 para. 1.
21963 Sch. 5 para. 2; S.I. 1970/1708 art. 2.
31963 Sch. 5 para. 5; S.I. 1970/1708 art. 3; S.I. 1980/1070 Sch. 5.
4–101963 Sch. 5 paras. 4–10.
111963 Sch. 5 para. 11; S.I. 1970/1708 art. 4; S.I. 1980/1070 Sch. 5.
Sch. 5
emsp; para. 11963 Sch. 6 para. 1.
21963 Sch. 6 para. 2; S.I. 1980/1070 Sch. 5.
31963 Sch. 6 para. 3; 1076 Sch. 4, para. 1; S.I. 1979/1753 art. 2; S.I. 1980/1070 Sch. 5.
41963 Sch. 6 para. 3A; 1976 Sch. 4 para. 1.
51963 Sch. 6 para. 3B; 1976 Sch. 4 para. 1; S.I. 1980/1070 Sch. 5.
6, 71963 Sch. 6 paras. 3C, 3D; 1976 Sch. 4 para. 1.
81963 Sch. 6 para. 4.
91963 Sch. 6 para. 5(1); 1975 c. 21 ss. 289C(2)(3), 289G; 1977 c. 45 s. 31(2)(3); Sch. 11 para. 5; 1980/1070 Sch. 5; 1982 c. 48 ss. 46, 54.
101963 Sch. 6 para. 6.
11, 121963 Sch. 6 paras. 6A, 6B; 1976/Sch. 4 para. 2.
13–161963 Sch. 6 paras. 7–10.
17, 181963 Sch. 6 paras. 11, 12; S.I. 1980/1070 Sch. 5.
191963 Sch. 6 para. 13.
201963 Sch. 6 para. 14.
211963 Sch. 6 para. 15.
22S.I. 1966/238 art. 1; S.I. 1979/955 art. 3.
231963 Sch. 6 para. 16.
24(1)S.I. 1966/238 art. 2; S.I. 1985/435 art. 2.
(2)S.I. 1966/238 art. 3; S.I. 1979/955 art. 4.
(3)S.I. 1966/238 art. 3A; S.I. 1979/955 art. 5.
(4)S.I. 1966/238 art. 5.
25(1)1963 Sch. 6 para. 17(1); S.I. 1966/238 art. 4.
(2)1963 Sch. 6 para. 17(2); S.I. 1966/238 art. 4.
(3)(4)1963 Sch. 6 para. 17(3)(4).
(5)S.I. 1966/238 art. 4.
(6)S.I. 1966/238 art. 4; S.I. 1979/955 art. 6.
261963 Sch. 6 para. 18.
271963 Sch. 6 para. 19.
28(1)1963 Sch. 6 para. 20(1); S.I. 1980/1070 Sch. 5.
(2)1963 Sch. 6 para. 20(1).
(3)1963 Sch. 6 para. 20(2).
Sch. 6 emsp;para. 1–31963 Sch. 7 Pt. I.
41963 Sch. 7 Pt. II para. 1.
51963 Sch. 7 Pt. II para. 2; S.I. 1970/1708 art. 5.
61963 Sch. 7 Pt. II para. 3.
71963 Sch. 7 Pt. II para. 4; S.I. 1970/1708 art. 6.
8–101963 Sch. 7 Pt. III; S.I. 1980/1070 Sch. 5.
11–141963 Sch. 7 Pt. IV; S.I. 1980/1070 Sch. 5.
151963 Sch. 7 Pt. V para. 1; S.I. 1974/874 art. 2.
161963 Sch. 7 Pt. V. para. 2.
17, 181963 Sch. 7 Pt. VI.
19–211963 Sch. 7 Pt. VII.
221963 Sch. 7 Pt. VIII para. 1; 1979 Sch. 5 para. 21.
23–251963 Sch. 7 Pt. VIII paras. 2, 3.
26–411963 Sch. 7 Pts. IX–XIII.
Sch. 7
emsp;para. 1–41963 Sch. 8 paras. 1–4.
51963 Sch. 8 para. 5; S.I. 1984/1316 art. 17.
Sch. 8
emsp;para. 11979 Sch. 2 para. 1(1).
2, 31979 Sch. 2 paras. 2, 3.
41979 Sch. 2 para. 4.
51979 Sch. 2 para. 1(2).
6, 71979 Sch. 2 paras. 5, 6.
Sch. 91979 Sch. 3.
Sch. 10
emsp;para. 11963 Sch. 10 para. 1; 1976 s. 15(3); 1984 c. 30 Sch. 10 para. 5.
2–51963 Sch. 10 paras. 7–10; 1973 c. 36 Sch. 5.
Sch. 11
emsp; para. 1–4—
51963 ss. 46(1), 63(1).
61963 s. 11(8).
71963 s. 63(2).
81963 s. 3(6).
91979 Sch. 5, para. 1.
101963 s. 11(7).
111963 s. 12A(5), (6); 1979 s. 17(3).
12(1)S.I. 1978/484 reg. 4(2).
(2)S.I. 1978/484 reg. 4(3).
(3)S.I. 1978/484 reg. 5.
(4)S.I. 1978/484 reg. 8.
13S.I. 1980/1070 reg. 10(1).
14(1)S.I. 1980/1070 reg. 10(2).
(2)S.I. 1980/1070 reg. 10(3).
(3)S.I. 1980/1070 reg. 10(4).
15S.I. 1978/484 reg. 4(2); S.I. 1980/1070 regs. 10(2), (3); S.I. 1980/1742 regs. 2, 3.
16S.I. 1980/1070 reg. 11.
17S.I. 1980/1070 reg. 12.
181963 ss. 37, 38(1); Trade Descriptions Act 1968 (c. 29) s. 26(1); Agriculture Act 1970 (c. 40) s. 25(3); 1972 c. 70 s. 201(5); Fair Trading Act 1973 (c. 41) s. 27(1).
191974 c. 7 s. 35(3).
201979 s. 7(5).
211963 s. 46.
22S.I. 1980/1070 reg. 13(3).
231963 Sch. 6 para. 5(2); 1973 c. 65 s. 149(5).
241975 c. 21 s. 289C(2)(b), (3); 1977 c. 45 s. 31(2)(b), (3), Sch. 11 para. 4.
25S.I. 1980/1070 reg. 16; S.I. 1980/1742 reg. 3.
Schs. 12, 13

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