Weights and Measures Regulations 1999

Part 3 Certificates of accuracy

20 Issue of certificates of accuracy


An Inspector or accredited person may issue a certificate of accuracy in respect of a weight, measure, or weighing or measuring instrument if the Inspector or accredited person—


has examined and tested it; and


is satisfied that it—


is of a type and material that will not, in use for trade, facilitate fraud; and


is sufficiently strong to withstand the wear and tear of its intended use in trade; and


is complete; and


otherwise complies with the requirements of these regulations; and


if it is required by the Act or these regulations to be stamped, is stamped.


One certificate of accuracy may be issued in respect of a complete set of weights or measures, and in such a case the certificate of accuracy must list separately each weight or measure that is included in the set.