Weights and Measures Regulations 1999

Form 5 Notice of non-compliance with Weights and Measures Act 1987

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Name of accredited person*:

Identifier of accredited person:

Address of accredited person:

*The name may not occupy more than 1/6 of the notice

To [insert name of person in charge of non-complying weight, measure, or weighing or measuring instrument] of [insert address].

I examined and tested the weight (or measure or weighing or measuring instrument) listed in the Schedule of this notice at [insert address] on [insert date] at [insert approximate time] am (pm).

I declined to stamp*/issue a certificate of accuracy in respect of* that weight (or measure or weighing or measuring instrument) on the grounds that it does not comply with the requirements of the Weights and Measures Act 1987 (or the Weights and Measures Regulations 1999) in the respects listed in the Schedule of this notice.

*Delete if inapplicable

Schedule

Description of non-complying equipment

[Insert description of weight, measure, or weighing or measuring instrument, including any serial number or other identifying feature]

Particulars of non-compliance

[Insert particulars of non-compliance, including details of the place and approximate time of non-compliance]

Signature of accredited person issuing the notice:

Personal identifier:

Date:

Warning

The use for trade, or the possession for use for trade, of weights, measures, or weighing or measuring instruments that do not comply with the requirements of the Weights and Measures Act 1987 or the Weights and Measures Regulations 1999 may lead to a prosecution under that Act.

Notes*
1

This notice must be given immediately to the person in charge of the weight, measure, or weighing or measuring instrument that is found not to be in compliance with the Weights and Measures Act 1987 or the Weights and Measures Regulations 1999. If it is not possible or practicable to give the notice to that person, this notice must be attached to the non-complying weight, measure, or weighing or measuring instrument.

2

A copy of this notice must be sent to the chief executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment as soon as practicable.

*These notes are for information only and are not to be included in a notice of non-compliance.

Schedule 5 form 5: amended, on 23 May 2014, by regulation 8(2) of the Weights and Measures Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/136).

Schedule 5 form 5: amended, on 7 September 2000, by section 8(2) of the Ministry of Economic Development Act 2000 (2000 No 28).