This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 1 April 2010, amend the Weights and Measures Regulations 1999 (the principal regulations).
These regulations make various minor and technical changes to the principal regulations and correct a number of errors. The most significant changes are as follows:
in approving, or withdrawing approval for, a type of weight, measure, or weighing or measuring instrument, the chief executive of the Ministry of Economic Development may have regard to the International Organisation of Legal Metrology's International Recommendations (see regulations 5 and 6):
for weights other than carat metric weights, there are 2 new classes of weight, and changes are made to the maximum amounts of error permitted on verification or inspection (see regulations 10 and 15):
Date of notification in Gazette: 3 December 2009.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Economic Development.