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Metrology Act, 1996

THIRD SCHEDULE

Definitions of Other Units

Section 19 .

Mass

Pound

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0.453 592 37 kilogram

Ounce

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/images/en.act.1996.0027.sched2.1.jpg pound

Troy ounce

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/images/en.act.1996.0027.sched3.2.jpg pound

Ton

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2240 pounds

Hundredweight

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112 pounds

Cental

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100 pounds

Quarter

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28 pounds

Stone

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14 pounds

Dram

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/images/en.act.1996.0027.sched3.3.jpg ounce

Grain

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/images/en.act.1996.0027.sched3.4.jpg pound

Pennyweight

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24 grains

Ounce apothecaries'

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480 grains

Drachm

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⅛ ounce apothecaries'

Scruple

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/images/en.act.1996.0027.sched3.5.jpg drachm

Metric ton

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1000 kilograms

Quintal

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100 kilograms

Length

Mile

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1760 yards

Furlong

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220 yards

Chain

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22 yards

Yard

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0.9144 metre

Foot

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/images/en.act.1996.0027.sched3.6.jpg yard

Inch

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/images/en.act.1996.0027.sched3.7.jpg yard

Area

Square yard

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a superficial area equal to that of a square each side of which measures one yard

Acre

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4840 square yards

Square mile

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640 acres

Rood

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1210 square yards

Square foot

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/images/en.act.1996.0027.sched3.8.jpg square yard

Square inch

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/images/en.act.1996.0027.sched3.9.jpg square Yard or /images/en.act.1996.0027.sched3.10.jpg square foot

Capacity

Gallon

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4.54609 litres

Quart

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¼ gallon

Pint

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⅛ gallon

Gill

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¼ Pint

Fluid ounce

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/images/en.act.1996.0027.sched3.11.jpg Pint

Bushel

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8 gallons

Peck

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2 gallons

Fluid drachm

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⅛ fluid ounce

Minim

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/images/en.act.1996.0027.sched3.12.jpg fluid drachm

Volume

Cubic yard

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a volume equal to that of a cube each edge of which measures one yard

Cubic foot

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/images/en.act.1996.0027.sched3.13.jpg cubic yard

Cubic inch

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/images/en.act.1996.0027.sched3.14.jpg cubic foot


Acts Referred to

Coal Mines (Regulations) Act, 1887

50 & 51 Vict. c. 58

Conditions of Employment Act, 1936

1936, No. 2

Electricity (Supply) Act, 1927

1927, No. 27

European Communities Act, 1972

1972, No. 27

European Communities (Amendment) Act, 1973

1973, No. 20

Finance Act, 1895

58 Vict. c. 16

Gárda Síochána Act, 1924

1924, No. 25

Gas Regulation Act, 1920

10 & 11 Geo. 5. c. 28

Gas Regulation Act, 1928

1928, No. 24

Holidays (Employees) Acts, 1973 and 1991

Industrial Development Act, 1993

1993, No. 19

Industrial Research & Standards Act, 1961

1961, No. 20

Intoxicating Liquor (General) Act, 1924

1924, No. 62

Intoxicating Liquor Act, 1960

1960, No. 18

Local Government (Dublin) Act, 1993

1993, No. 31

Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973 to 1991

Packaged Goods (Quantity Control) Act, 1980

1980, No. 11

Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act, 1851

14 & 15 Vict. c. 93

Redundancy Payments Acts, 1967 to 1991

Restrictive Practices (Amendment) Act, 1987

1987, No. 31

Road Traffic Act, 1961

1961, No. 24

Sale of Gas Act, 1859

22 & 23 Vict. c. 66

Sale of Gas Act, 1860

23 & 24 Vict. c. 146

Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 1993

Weights and Measures Act, 1705

4 Anne c. 14

Weights and Measures Act, 1878

41 & 42 Vict. c. 49

Weights and Measures Act, 1889

52 & 53 Vict. c. 21

Weights and Measures Act, 1893

56 & 57 Vict. c. 19

Weights and Measures Act, 1897

60 & 61 Vict. c. 46

Weights and Measures Act, 1904

4 Edw. 7. c. 28

Weights and Measures Act, 1919

9 & 10 Geo. 5. c. 29

Weights and Measures Act, 1928

1928, No. 3

Weights and Measures Act, 1936

1936, No. 8