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The Weighing Equipment (Non-automatic Weighing Machines) Regulations 2000

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and revocation

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

    4. 4.Purposes of use for trade

  3. PART II MATERIALS, PRINCIPLES OF CONSTRUCTION AND MARKING OF NON-AUTOMATIC WEIGHING MACHINES

    1. 5.(1) Where a non-automatic weighing machine has interchangeable or reversible...

    2. 6.(1) No non-automatic weighing machine shall have monetary indications in...

    3. 7.The load receptor of a non-automatic weighing machine shall be...

    4. 8.Where a non-automatic weighing machine is fitted with a zero...

    5. 9.Subject to regulation 10 below, every non-automatic weighing machine shall...

    6. 10.In the case of a non-automatic weighing machine (being a...

    7. 11.(1) Subject to paragraph (2) below, every non-automatic weighing machine...

    8. 12.(1) Subject to the following paragraphs of this regulation, every...

    9. 13.Where a non-automatic weighing machine is installed in a pit...

    10. 14.(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3) below, the approved...

    11. 15.(1) The graduated weight indicating, printing and tare devices of...

    12. 16.(1) Every non-automatic weighing machine first passed as fit for...

    13. 17.(1) Where units of measurement are marked on non-automatic weighing...

    14. 18.Where a weight indicating device of a non-automatic weighing machine...

    15. 19.Only a non-automatic weighing machine of Class I or Class...

    16. 20.Where a non-automatic weighing machine shows price expressed as an...

    17. 21.(1) Every non-automatic weighing machine which is in use for...

    18. 22.Every non-automatic weighing machine shall be provided with—

  4. PART III MANNER OF ERECTION AND USE FOR TRADE

    1. 23.Where a non-automatic weighing machine is fitted with one or...

    2. 24.Where a non-automatic weighing machine is marked with a temperature...

    3. 25.Where a non-automatic weighing machine is marked with the manner...

    4. 26.Where a non-automatic weighing machine is fitted with a weight...

    5. 27.No person shall use for trade a non-automatic weighing machine...

    6. 28.Every non-automatic weighing machine shall be erected and used in...

    7. 29.Except as specified in the published particulars of the approved...

    8. 30.(1) Subject to paragraph (2) below, every Class I or...

    9. 31.(1) Subject to paragraph (2) below, every non-automatic weighing machine...

  5. PART IV TESTING

    1. 32.(1) Every non-automatic weighing machine submitted for testing shall be...

    2. 33.No non-automatic weighing machine which is to be permanently installed...

    3. 34.(1) Every non-automatic weighing machine, where the maximum load does...

    4. 35.Every non-automatic weighing machine designed to be operated by means...

    5. 36.Non-automatic weighing machines imported from another member State or an EEA State

    6. 37.(1) Subject to paragraph (2) below, every non-automatic weighing machine...

  6. PART V SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS

    1. 38.Prescribed limits of error

    2. 39.Passing as fit for use for trade

    3. 40.Stamping

    4. 41.Obliteration of stamps

    5. 42.(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3) below, an inspector...

    6. 43.(1) An inspector shall obliterate the stamp on any non-automatic...

    7. 44.An inspector may obliterate the stamp on any non-automatic weighing...

    8. 45.(1) For the purpose of these Regulations, the obliteration of...

    9. 46.Where the inspector has obliterated a stamp on a non-automatic...

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      ACCURACY CLASSIFICATION OF NON-AUTOMATIC WEIGHING MACHINES

      1. PART I GENERAL

        1. 1.Non-automatic weighing machines are divided into four classes of accuracy...

        2. 2.Where self and semi-self indicating machines are provided with an...

        3. 3.In each weighing mode of a machine each of the...

        4. 4.A weight indicating or printing device which, in any single...

        5. 5.Each verification scale interval is— (a) marked on the machine...

        6. 6.The presence of a tare device or of a verification...

        7. 7.For machines provided with several weight indicating or printing devices,...

        8. 8.For machines provided with graduated tare devices the smallest scale...

        9. 9.For machines fitted with a graduated verification device the scale...

      2. PART II MACHINES DESIGNATED CLASS I

        1. 10.A machine made in accordance with an approved pattern and...

        2. 11.The specifications for non-graduated and graduated Class I machines are...

      3. PART III MACHINES DESIGNATED CLASS II

        1. 12.A machine which is: (a) made in accordance with an...

        2. 13.The specifications for non-graduated and graduated Class II machines are...

      4. PART IV MACHINES DESIGNATED CLASS III

        1. 14.A machine which is— (a) made in accordance with an...

        2. 15.The specifications for non-graduated and graduated Class III machines are...

      5. PART V MACHINES DESIGNATED CLASS IIII

        1. 16.A machine which is— (a) made in accordance with an...

        2. 17.The specifications for non-graduated and graduated Class IIII machines are...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      TESTING

      1. PART I GENERAL

        1. 1.Subject to the provisions of paragraph 17 of this Schedule...

        2. 2.(1) Subject to the provisions of paragraph 16 of this...

        3. 3.When taking test readings from digital weight indicators or printers,...

        4. 4.In the case of a machine having an automatic zero...

        5. 5.In the case of a machine of an approved pattern...

        6. 6.When testing any machine, the inspector shall first ascertain:—

        7. 7.Where feasible, the inspector may combine tests or carry out...

      2. PART II ACCURACY TESTING

        1. 8.Weight indicating and weight printing devices (a) Subject to paragraph...

      3. PART III OTHER TESTING

        1. 9.Interpretation

        2. 10.Comparison testing (a) Machines having a weighing mode in which...

        3. 11.Alternative load balancing arrangement testing (a) Machines having a weighing...

        4. 12.Repeatability testing (a) Repeatability testing shall be carried out as...

        5. 13.Price-to-pay testing (a) By checking with several different weights and...

        6. 14.Discrimination testing (a) Discrimination testing shall not be carried out...

        7. 15.Level indicator testing (a) The sensitivity of the level indicating...

        8. 16.Tilt testing (a) Tilt testing shall not be carried out...

        9. 17.Eccentric load testing (a) Machines shall be subjected to eccentric...

        10. 18.(a) Subject to sub-paragraph (b) below— (i) in the case...

        11. 19.Locking or relieving gear testing

        12. 20.Backbalance testing

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      PRESCRIBED LIMITS OF ERROR

      1. 1.Subject to paragraphs 2 and 3 below, the prescribed limits...

      2. 2.An indicating or printing device which, in any single weighing...

      3. 3.In the case where— (a) a machine has had its...

      4. 4.The requirements referred to in paragraph 3(c)(i) above are that...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REGULATIONS REVOKED

  8. Explanatory Note

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