The Standards of Weights and Measures Ordinance, 1982

( Ordinance NO. XII Of 1982 )

এই অধ্যাদেশ ওজন ও পরিমাপ মানদণ্ড আইন, ২০১৮ (২০১৮ সনের ৫৬ নং আইন) দ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে।
An Ordinance to establish standards of weights and measures based on metric system and units of measurement.

 
 
 
WHEREAS it is expedient to make provision for the establishment of standards of weights and measures based on metric system and units of measurement and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto;
 
 
 
 
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the 24th March, 1982, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Chief Martial Law Administrator is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
 
 

CONTENTS

SECTIONS

1. Short title and commencement

2. Definitions

3. Provisions of the Ordinance to override the provisions of any other law

4. Base units of System International

5. Supplementary, derived, special and other units of weight or measure, etc

6.National prototype of primary units.

7.Secondary units of measures

8.Standard of weights and measures

9.Conversion of existing weights and measures into standard measures

10.Reference Standard

11.Secondary Standards

12.Working Standards

13.Standard weighing and measuring instruments

14 Appointment of officers, etc.

15. Verification and stamping by Inspectors

16. Power to inspect and verify weights and measures

17. Power to inspect and verify the contents of sealed packages and containers

18. Power to adjust weights and measures

19. Manufacturers, etc., to maintain records and documents

20. Approval of models

21. Licence to manufacture weights and measures

22. Weights and measures to contain the number of the approved model, etc.

23.

24. Prohibition of the manufacture, etc. of weights and measures without licence

25. Conditions under which export of non standard weights and other goods may be allowed

26. Non metric weight or measure not to be imported

27. Prohibition of use of weights and measures other than standard weights and measures

28. Prohibition of demanding or receiving a quantity different from that determined in terms of standard weight, etc.

29. Power to direct the use of weights only, or measures only, in certain areas

30. Commercial weights and measures to bear mark of denomination

31. Prohibition of sale, etc., of unstamped commercial weights and measures

32. Penalty for use of non standard weights or measures

33. Penalty for contravention of section 8(4)

34. Penalty for contravention of section 8(5)

35. Penalty for contravention of sections 10, 11 and 12

36. Penalty for contravention of section 16

37.Penalty for contravention of [section 19]

38. Penalty for contravention of section 20

39. Penalty for manufacture of weights and measures unless approval of model is in force

40. Penalty for contravention of section 22

41. Penalty for contravention of section 23

42. Penalty for contravention of section 24

43. Penalty for contravention of section 25

44. Penalty for contravention of section 26

45. Penalty for contravention of section 28

46.Penalty for contravention of [section 31 and 58]

46A. Penalty for counterfeiting seal, etc.

47. Penalty where no specific penalty is provided

48. Presumption to be made in certain cases

49. Penalty for personation of officials

50. Penalty for giving false information or false returns

51. Vexatious actions

52. Cognizance of offences

53. Compounding of offences

53A. Award of Costs

54. Offences by companies, and proceedings against them

55. Provisions of Penal Code not to apply to any offence under this Ordinance

56. Survey and statistics

57. Delegation of powers

58. Prohibition of quotations, etc., otherwise than in terms of standard units of weights and measures or numeration

59. Custom, usage, etc., contrary to standard weight, measure or numeration to be void

60. Non metric weight or measure not to be mentioned in any document etc.

61. Training Centre

62. Appeals

63. Levy of fees

64. Power to make rules

65. Repeal and savings

Schedule

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