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Weights and Measures Act

A weights and measures act is a kind of legislative act found in many jurisdictions establishing technical standards for weights and measures.

Notable acts of this type include:

The Weights and Measures Acts may refer to:

Weights and measures acts may also refer to similar legislation in other countries.

In the United States, the National Conference on Weights and Measures functions as a regular meeting of the states and maintains several handbooks which are available at the website of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.[4] Most of the states have enacted these handbooks into law.[5]

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References

  1. ^ Lyon, Andrew (1873), Law of India, pp. 762–765, retrieved 22 January 2012 .
  2. ^ a b "Weights and Measures Act, 1936". irishstatutebook.ie. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  3. ^ THE SESSIONAL PAPERS PRINTED BY ORDER OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS, OR PRESENTED BY ROYAL COMMAND, IN THE SESSION 1897. 1897. p. 239. Retrieved 22 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Weights and Measures".  
  5. ^ "Summary of State Laws and Regulations in Weights and Measures" (PDF).  
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