89 Saving for use of certain units in wholesale transactions.E+W+S
(1)Except as the Secretary of State may by order otherwise provide, and subject to subsection (2) below, nothing in this Act shall make unlawful the use in any transaction, by agreement between the parties to that transaction, of any unit of measurement which—
(a)was customarily used for trade in the like transactions immediately before 31st July 1963, and
(b)is not inconsistent with anything for the time being contained in Schedule 1 to this Act,
notwithstanding that the unit in question is not included in Parts I to V of that schedule.
(2)Subsection (1) above shall not apply in relation to—
(a)any retail transaction, or
(b)any transaction with respect to which provision to the contrary effect is made by or under Part IV of this Act.