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The Agricultural Produce Markets Regulation Act, 1964 (East Pakistan Act)


Maintenance of standard weights and measures
15. (1) After such date as may be notified in the official Gazette by the Government in this behalf, every Market Advisory Committee shall maintain a set of standard weights specified in the Standards of Weight Act, 1939, and a set of standard measures as may be prescribed by rules, and shall ensure that such sets of standard weights and measures are available free of charge to any purchaser or seller for taking any weighment or measurement in a notified market.
(2) After the date so notified, no person shall use for weighing or measuring in any notified market any weight or measure other than a standard weight or measure referred in sub-section (1).
(3) All weights and measures used in a notified market shall, from time to time, be verified by the members of the Market Advisory Committee or the officers of the Agricultural Marketing 1[Department] or other officer or officers authorised by the Government in this behalf.

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    The word “Department” was substituted for the word “Directorate” by section 12 of the Agricultural Produce Markets Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 1985 (Ordinance No. XIX of 1985)
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