Reprintas at 21 June 1985
Weights and Measures (Dual Denominations) Notice 1985: revoked, on 21 June 1985, by notification in the Gazette 1985, p 2612.
This notice is administered in the Department of Labour.
Pursuant to section 4A of the Weights and Measures Amendment Act 1976 (as inserted by section 2 of the Weights and Measures Amendment Act 1980), the Minister of Labour, being satisfied—
(a) that the goods specified in the Schedule to this notice are part of a line of goods intended for sale by retail both—
(i) in New Zealand, and
(ii) in a country in which the denomination of an Imperial weight or measure is required by law to be marked on the package in which the goods are enclosed; and
(b) that the quantity of that line of goods to be sold by retail in New Zealand is too small to justify the cost of marking the packages of the goods that are to be sold in New Zealand differently from the packages of the goods that are to be sold by retail in a country outside New Zealand,—
hereby gives the following notice.
1 Title and commencement
2 Use of Imperial weight authorised
ScheduleGoods in respect of which the use of imperial weight (in addition to metric weight) is authorised
(1) This notice may be cited as the Weights and Measures (Dual Denominations) Notice 1985.
(2) This notice shall come into force on the day after the date of its publication in the Gazette.
(1) In the case of the goods specified in the Schedule to this notice, the net Imperial weight of the denomination specified in that Schedule in relation to those goods is hereby authorised to be used (in addition to the equivalent metric weight) on the packages of any such goods displayed or exposed for sale by retail.
(2) It is a condition of the authority conferred by subclause (1) of this clause that the denomination of the Imperial weight used be not given greater prominence than the denomination of the metric weight used.
This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This notice authorises the use of an Imperial weight (in addition to the equivalent metric weight) on the packages of certain goods sold by retail in New Zealand. It is a condition of the authority conferred by the notice that the denomination of the Imperial weight be not given greater prominence than the denomination of the metric weight.
Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.
Date of notification in Gazette: 18 April 1985.