Weights and Measures Act 1987

  • not the latest version
  • This version was replaced on 26 April 2017 to make a correction to section 40(1) under section 25(1)(c) and (j)(iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.
16 Offence to supply short weight, measure, or number

(1)

Every person commits an offence who, in selling any goods by weight, measure, or number, delivers or causes to be delivered to the purchaser a lesser quantity than corresponds with the price charged.

(2)

Every person commits an offence who, in purporting to sell any goods by weight, measure, or number, delivers or causes to be delivered to the purchaser a lesser quantity than that purported to be sold.

Section 16: substituted, on 14 November 2001, by section 7 of the Weights and Measures Amendment Act 2000 (2000 No 86).