Packaged Goods (Quantity Control) Act, 1980



Certain statements not to be regarded as trade descriptions, etc.

12.—(1) A statement of quantity expressed on a package in pursuance of section 10 (1) (a) of this Act shall not be regarded as being a trade description within the meaning of the Merchandise Marks Act, 1887 , as amended by section 2 (2) of the Consumer Information Act, 1978 .

(2) For the purposes of section 5 of the Act of 1970 the weight or measure of the goods included in a package to which section 8 of this Act applies shall be regarded as being equal to the quantity expressed on the package.