Weights and Measures Act 1985

Weights and Measures Act 1985

a UK Act which lays down the legal weights and measures to be used for trading and other purposes. For example, the UK ‘primary standards’ are the yard or metre as the unit of measurement of length, and the pound or kilogram as the unit of measurement of mass or weight.
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Under the Weights and Measures Act 1985 it is illegal to give short weight and suppliers can be fined up to pounds 5000.
Investigators monitored five traders according to the Weights and Measures Act 1985.
31 towards prosecution costs by Teesside magistrates after admitting three offences contrary to the Weights and Measures Act 1985.
THE traders were prosecuted for using imperial-only scales in breach of the amended Weights and Measures Act 1985.
They pleaded guilty to some offences and were convicted of others under the Weights and Measures Act 1985 and the Price Marking Act 1979.
Mr Thorburn's defence is that Euro rules should not be allowed to overrule Parliament's Weights and Measures Act 1985.
Sir, - Market trader Mr Thoburn was found guilty on the April 10 of two charges contravening the Weights and Measures Act 1985.